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Health, International

Children’s physical inactivity at ‘crisis levels’: report

Children in Canada and many parts of the world are not moving enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a global report by the non-profit, Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance. The report blames increased screen time, urbanization and »

Health, International, Society

WHO calls for global action on diabetes

The UN’s’ World Health Organization says the number of people living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million, with most living in developing countries. But diabetes is growing fast in Canada too, and it’s estimated that by »