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This week, we are re-running a feature article July 11, 2014; it feels apropos to revisit it this week. In their article, Cameron Montgomery, David Trumpower, Angus McMurtry, Shehzad Ghani, Alix Daubney, and Eva Guerin provided an overview of their meta-analysis on Adolescent Stress and Coping.

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Sixth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition, Centre for Health Science and Law


Ottawa, Ontario
October 1-2, 2018

Registration now open now for our Sixth Biennial Championing Public Health Nutrition conference.   The early bird rate is still available at

We will explore front-of-pack nutrition labelling, school food, the new Canada's Food Guide, the new national food policy for Canada, health-promoting consumption taxes, and much more. 

Here are some confirmed speakers, so far:

Registered Practical Nurse-Foot Care, Kingston Community Health Centres


Kingston, Ontario
Deadline March 16, 2018

Job Description

Title: Registered Practical Nurse-Foot Care*
Reports to: Manager, Primary Health Care
Position Type: Contract (ending March 2020), Part Time (approx.14 hours per week)
Special Note: This position has casual RPN clinical duties, as scheduled
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $23.75-$27.55 per hour
Internal/External Posting: FOOT-2018
Posting Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Closing Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

Position Summary

Phenibut Use Disorder: What is it and how can we help? Evidence Exchange Network


March 14, 2018

1:00-2:00 p.m. EST
About the webinar:

Phenibut is a medication that is similar to muscle relaxants, such as baclofen. It is available in North America as a supplement, and it is used to treat anxiety in Eastern Europe.
The goal of this webinar is to introduce this substance and to describe its pharmacology and clinical effects using case studies. The webinar will also introduce a treatment model based on pharmacological data, and will describe how to help those who have difficulties quitting this substance.

Respiratory Medications and Inhaler Devices OTN Workshop, Provider Education Program, Ontario Lung Association


March 13, 2018

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the participant will have:

  • Reviewed recently approved medications and devices for COPD and Asthma
  • Compared and contrasted newer and older medications and devices with respect to benefits and drawbacks


PROOF Administrator, PROOF, University of Toronto


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 12, 2018

PROOF is a research program investigating food insecurity in Canada, to identify effective policy approaches to reduce food insecurity.  This position will provide administrative support for research and knowledge translation activities related to PROOF's work (

Essential duties and responsibilities

Program Manager, Community Food Centres Canada


Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 7, 2018

Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC, is a national non-profit that builds and supports vibrant, food-focused organizations in low-income communities that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food for all. We believe food is a powerful community-building tool that can bring people together around shared goals, build skills and physical and mental health, and create the opportunity for greater equity and social change.

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Events Coordinator, Rexdale Community Health Centre


Rexdale, Ontario
Deadline March 6, 2018

Job Posting

Full-Time (4 Month Contract with a possibility of extension)

Rexdale Community Health Centre is a multi-service Centre providing primary health care, settlement and community development activities for women, families, youth, adults, and seniors of diverse cultures. The Centre is committed to providing accessible and sustainable programs and services to diverse communities.


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