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Excess weight a growing cause of preventable cancer

Tobacco is by far the leading cause of preventable cancer in Canada, according to a study funded by the Canadian Cancer Society. Next is inactivity followed by excess weight. But overweight and obesity are projected to become the second leading »

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Falling is the most common cause of injury

Every day in 2016-2017, almost 1,800 people in Canada went to hospital emergency rooms as a result of a fall, according to a new report. Research by the non-profit Canadian Institute for Health Information also found that every day there »