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Family Experience

Our family decided to participate in the Guelph Family Health Study because we are interested in becoming a healthier family. We figured being involved in this study would show us how we can improve our children’s health.

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Partner with GFHS

The Guelph Family Health Study is working with a range of partners to engage our community and help families build healthier futures. There are many ways you and your organization can get involved in the Guelph Family Health Study.

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We are currently enrolling families who have at least one child between the ages of 18 months and 5 years and live in Guelph and the surrounding area. We are interested in learning about the whole family.

Watch the Guelph Family Health Study video!


News & Events

GFHS starts podcast to help families create healthy, happy homes

July 10, 2018

Our podcast, Healthy Habits, Happy Homes provides evidence-based advice, tips, tools, and interviews with experts to help your family develop healthy home routines! Launching on Tuesday July 10th 2018, the Healthy Habits, Happy Homes podcast is a trusted place for families with young children to listen for health advice.

Five tips to manage screen time this summer

July 3, 2018

Many parents wonder – how much screen time is too much, and how can we manage it?

How fish may reduce your child’s breast cancer risk

May 8, 2018

Exposure to omega-3 fatty acids during a child’s early years may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk later in life.