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Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

October 3, 2017 — 
An outstanding and highly respected scholar, best known for advancing and translating scientific discovery into new treatments

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Investigating a paradoxical risk of childhood obesity

June 28, 2017 — 
New research funding will help find out why regular consumption of artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of obesity and metabolic disease in early childhood

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Pediatric geneticist awarded medal of honour

November 23, 2016 — 
The Rx&D Health Research Foundation (HRF) recognized Distinguished Professor Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg for her global impact on the health of children

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a stethoscope warps around the globe

Professor inducted into Medical Hall of Fame

October 6, 2016 — 
'She’s been the leader walking ahead into the dark, shining the light for the rest to follow.'

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Vogue: 4 Surprising Foods That Affect Your Baby During and After Pregnancy

May 17, 2016 — 
U of M's Meghan Azad talks about artificial sweetners

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Time: The Case Against Artificial Sweeteners Is Getting Stronger

May 10, 2016 — 
Meghan Azad, assistant professor in pediatrics and child health, got some press

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Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy was significantly associated with infant body mass index at one year of age. // Photo: Wikimedia

Artificially sweetened beverages consumed in pregnancy linked to increased weight gain in infants

May 9, 2016 — 
Obesity may be rooted in early life with more than 20 per cent of preschool children classified as overweight

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Dr. Sara Israels

Q&A with Sara Israels

March 15, 2016 — 
On March 14 the U of M announced a unique professorship in hematology, which is named after Dr. Sara Israels father, Dr. Lyonel Israels

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New research links infant wheezing to long-term health

February 8, 2016 — 
Specific patterns of wheezing were associated with decreased lung function and increased risk of asthma by age 15

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Op-Ed: A wake-up call for the country

December 22, 2015 — 
As many as 40,000 Canadians are affected by kidney failure -- a problem that is increasing across the country, with significant consequences for our health system.

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