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Prevalence and Treatment of Depression In Canada

Posted December 12, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Depression can be a significant factor both in the development of obesity and as an important barrier to its treatment. Now a paper by Sabrina Wong and colleagues from the University of British Columbia, in a paper published in CMAJ open, present data on the prevalence and treatment of depression in Canadian primary care practices. […]

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Some Days Are Tougher Than Others

Posted December 11, 2014 by Sara

Sometimes it’s hard to do this by myself. Sometimes, most of the time, I can’t imagine doing this parenting thing with another person. Relinquishing control would be too hard on me. Sometimes I’m grateful to not have a relationship on […]

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Introducing Sadly The Line-Dancing Owl

Posted December 10, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Yesterday, I posted about my daughter Linnie von Sky’s 2nd children’s book Pom Pom A Flightless Bully Tale, that is now available here. Today, I would like to introduce you to Sadly The Line-Dancing Owl, who one morning wakes up with a dark cloud over his head. Learn how Sadly in the end overcomes his sadness […]

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Can Gut Bugs Cause Depression?

Posted December 4, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Regular readers will by now be well aware of the rapidly growing body of researcher supporting the idea that your gut bugs (of which you have more than you have cells in your body) may well play a key role in determining your risk for obesity and other metabolic disorders. Now, a paper by Ruth […]

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Living Your Dash

Posted September 3, 2014 by Sara

Tonight I googled ‘sad for no reason’ because I have been just that for a few weeks now. What I found was a website with two people performing a random modern dance in white shirts and their gitch. It made […]

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Living Your Dash

Posted September 3, 2014 by Sara

Tonight I googled ‘sad for no reason’ because I have been just that for a few weeks now. What I found was a website with two people performing a random modern dance in white shirts and their gitch. It made […]

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