High Blood Pressure in Kids has Adult Implications

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World Salt Awareness Week will take place from March 16-22, 2015. This welcome message from the Chairman of World Action on Salt and Health explains why this year’s campaign focuses on an unexpected audience: children.  

It’s time to deal with junk food says UN Special Rapporteur Anand Grover

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The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Anand Grover, on Wednesday blamed ‘junk food’ for the global obesity epidemic and urged the international community to deal with the alarming increase in deaths from diet-related diseases. Presenting… Read More

Healthy Choice? Think Again.

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Food Company’s idea of ‘healthy’: Kraft Dinner with sweetened applesauce and Juice There is not a trip to the grocery store that doesn’t result in one of my daughter’s picking up and asking me to buy some unhealthy… Read More

Reality Check: Your last 10 years

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Will baby boomers dreams for later life come true? Maybe not, says the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Without lifestyle changes now, many baby boomers face a decade of heart disease, stroke, sickness and disability in their… Read More

The Next Big Idea for Ontario Health Care: Prevention

Dr. Rosana Pellizzari, Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough

GUEST BLOG: ROSANA PELLIZZARI In December, Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews announced that Ontario health was offering up to $75,000 to Ontario’s 19 health-care centres for the next big idea that would save the system money while delivering quality… Read More

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