FIRH in the Media
- The Globe and Mail sought comment from Susan Waserman (Allergy and Immunology) about McDonalds Canada no longer being nut-free. She was also interview by CFRA radio.
- Susan Waserman (Medicine) advised Best Health Magazine on what allergy medications are available over-the-counter and by prescription.
- CBC News and CHML radio talked to Parameswaran Nair (Medicine) about his research on a new drug that could help people with asthma come off steroid treatment.
- Several media outlets including The Daily Mail, The Mirror, India TV, Radio Canada International and The Spectator covered new research by Dr. Malcolm Sears (Medicine/CHILD study) that shows delaying the introduction of potentially allergenic foods until after a baby's first year may increase the likelihood of a food allergy later on.
- Global News spoke to Susan Waserman (Medicine) for a piece about summer colds that can sometimes be confused with summer allergies.
- Susan Waserman (Allergy and Immunology) spoke to The Weather Network about nasal steroid sprays and long acting, non-drowsy antihistamines that are allergy-fighting must haves.
- Why aren't life-saving injectors everywhere in public? CTVNews.ca spoke to Susan Wasserman (Allergy and Immunology) about making Epipens available in public places.
- ELOMERCURIO Online (Chile) reported on earlier research by Malcolm Sears (Respirology) that showed nail-biting and thumb-sucking in childhood may have some benefit.
- Knowridge Science Report wrote about a study by Malcolm Sears (Medicine) that found that Children who are thumb-suckers or nail-biters are less likely to develop allergic sensitivities.
- The London Free Press noted that Malcolm Sears (Respirology) will be receiving the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize from the Robarts Research Institute.