Monthly Archives: November 2010

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Ottawa Offers $3M for Childhood-Obesity Research

Link to Article By: Tom SpearsMONDAY, November 15th, 2010 ( --- For generations, stopping childhood obesity seemed so simple: Shoo them outside to play. Don't feed them junk.Now, federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkak has announced $3 million in medical research funding aimed mostly at solving mysteries of childhood obesity that she and her advisers say …

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Diabetes to Hit N.S. Harder in Years to Come

Link to Article | Written By: Jennifer TaplinWEDNESDAY, November 24th, 2010 (Metro News) --- The news isn’t sweet: Diabetes rates in Nova Scotia are expected to rise by 44 per cent over the next 10 years.The Canadian Diabetes Association released its forecast, based on government studies and statistics, yesterday.Currently, there are about 87,000 people in …