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Obesity Is Not About Lack Of Willpower

Posted October 30, 2014 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

As I prepare to spend the rest of this week educating health professionals in Ontario on how to better manage obesity in their practice, it is perhaps appropriate to remind ourselves that Canada is not alone in attempting to tackle this problem. Indeed, we need to look no further than the Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines […]

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Politics, Re-Spun: On Ghomeshi

Posted October 29, 2014 by kevin harding

Years ago, in the house of a queer friend from Atlantic Canada, I joked about Jian Ghomeshi and how he rudely and aggressively hit on her once. She laughed, I laughed, we laughed. She was queer – I thought he was queer. It was comedic gold. I didn’t think anything about it, and I sort of thought it was one of those “flaws” that celebrities have. I didn’t think twice about it.

I lived in Toronto. Used to joke with female friends about going and seeing George Strombolopolous’ show, because he was kind of funny. And I was from Vancouver, so seeing (Read more…)

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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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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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Where have I been?

Posted May 27, 2014 by Zoom!

Where have I been the last few months? I’ve been depressed. I still am, but I’m doing better now than I was. It was bad. It started in December and peaked in February I think. Between crazy workload issues and packing and moving and selling the house and renovations and migraines and awful migraine prevention [...]

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