U.S. policy makers focused on tobacco, but moving forward on sodium

Cigarettes and Salt

It is encouraging that Stephen Osroff, acting United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) Commissioner, sees great  utility in sodium reduction. Excess dietary sodium is a leading cause of hypertension, or high blood pressure, which is second only… Read More

Habit-changing the hard way

smoking-strokes

Stubborn, addicted, or just plain thick? When it comes to breaking unhealthy habits, it’s hard to change. A recent article published by Statistics Canada titled Health behaviour changes after diagnosis of chronic illness among Canadians aged 50 or older,… Read More

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