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Shame And Blame Has No Role In Addressing Obesity

Posted April 16, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

As a regular reader you will be well aware of my recent excursions into the use of comedy to promote a better public understanding of obesity. A very different (and I dare say more scientific) approach to harnessing the performing arts to promote a discourse on obesity is that taken by Sara Kirk and colleagues, […]

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Reserve Your Spot At The Obesity and Mental Health Conference, Toronto, May 14, 2014

Posted April 9, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

As a regular reader you may recall a previous conference on obesity and mental health which saw the release of the Toronto Charter on Obesity and Mental Health. A follow up to this conference will be held in Toronto on May 14, 2014. This time the focus is on clinical management of people with mental […]

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Occupying Homelessness?

Posted April 9, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Clearly, I’m no brain surgeon. But if there are homeless people, a civilized culture would find a way to use a progressive tax system to house them. Simple. Homelessness, however, is a magnet for reprobate poor bashers who are too greedy to part with their wealth [massive or otherwise] to solve a problem. But guess what. […]

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Energy drinks linked to depression, drug abuse

Posted March 6, 2014 by The Canadian Press

Teens more likely to purchase high-caffeine beverages

The post Energy drinks linked to depression, drug abuse appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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Inquest into police shooting deaths of mentally ill to hear closing arguments

Posted January 20, 2014 by The Canadian Press

TORONTO – Closing arguments are expected to begin today at an inquest examining the…

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