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Should A Political Prescription For Obesity Not Also Include Better Treatments?

Posted October 28, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

In the latest issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the editors opine on the need for a political prescription for obesity – in short taxation and regulation of  high-calorie and nutrient-poor food products as the only viable approach to the obesity epidemic. As may be expected, they use the analogy of tobacco as a justification for […]

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Social Network Analysis of the Obesity Research Boot Camp

Posted October 24, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Regular readers may recall that for the past nine years, I have had the privilege and pleasure of serving as faculty of the Canadian Obesity Network’s annual Obesity Research Summer Bootcamp. The camp is open to a select group of graduate and post-graduate trainees from a wide range of disciplines with an interest in obesity research. […]

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