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Golf Tournament to Benefit Diabetes Center a Success

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe hosted its 7th annual Diabetes Center for Excellence Golf Tournament on August 9, 2013. This year’s event marked the first year of being held at Cedar View Golf Course as in previous years, it was at the Malone Country Club. Each year, a committee consisting of various Saint Regis Mohawk […]

by aanationtalk on August 27, 2013606 Views

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CPAC Report: Better Together Annual Highlights 2012/13

IntroductionMessages from the Chair The 2012/13 year marked the beginning of the Partnership’s second five-year mandate, a confirmation itself that the early work of having a national cancer control strategy is making a difference to all Canadians. As I meet with our partners and stakeholders across the country, I hear concrete examples of how a […]

by aanationtalk on August 27, 2013715 Views

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School-Based Meal Programs Need to Be Available to All Canadian Children

Canada is the only G8 country without a national program Ottawa, August 27, 2013 – All schools in all provinces and territories should provide meal programs to help their students alleviate hunger and poor nutrition and to support their performance at school, The Conference Board of Canada recommends in a new report from its Centre […]

by aanationtalk on August 27, 2013611 Views

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21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

Start: August 25, 2013 End: August 29, 2013 The International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) and Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) are pleased to invite you to the 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, 25 – 29 August, Pattaya, Thailand. The conference aims to contribute to the development of equity and social […]

by mmnationtalk on August 26, 2013734 Views

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Bioethicists call for investigation into nutritional experiments on Aboriginals

August 22, 2013 Leading bioethicists say that the nutritional research on Aboriginals in the 1940s and 1950s that came to light last month, sparking an outcry from the Chiefs of First Nations and nationwide rallies, requires a comprehensive investigation. The research “is of a piece with Tuskegee and other infamous research,” said bioethicist Michael McDonald, […]

by mmnationtalk on August 26, 2013858 Views

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Demonstration Projects to Improve Services for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Status of Women/Health and WellnessAugust 25, 2013 To ensure that “no door is the wrong door” for survivors of sexual violence, the province is asking community organizations to submit proposals that will help make services better and more accessible across Nova Scotia. After months of holding workshops and consultations with a number of interested groups […]

by aanationtalk on August 26, 2013508 Views

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Alberta recognizes International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day

Aug 23, 2013 International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day, on September 9, is the time to share the message that expectant mothers should not drink alcohol during pregnancy. “More than 36,000 Albertans are affected by FASD, which directly or indirectly affects everyone in Alberta. Reducing the incidence of FASD is a priority for our […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 2013553 Views

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Manitoba Building and Renewal Plan Invests in Recreation Projects in Southwest Winnipeg

August 22, 2013 Province Providing over $400,000 For Local Projects: Premier The provincial government is investing in southwest Winnipeg infrastructure that will renew and revitalize many popular recreation facilities and create green spaces for local families, Premier Greg Selinger announced today. “The projects announced today are about better opportunities for children and families to engage […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 2013564 Views

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Nunavut to be Represented at Canada’s “Parliament of Medicine”

For the first time, the territory of Nunavut will be represented at the Canadian Medical Association, the national body representing Canadian physicians. Nunavut lacks its own medical association to represent the territory’s small number of physicians. At the request of Nunavut doctors, the Ontario Medical Association has agreed to sponsor a delegate from the territory […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 2013690 Views

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Registered nurses demand government make good on its promise to end poverty

TORONTO, August, 22, 2013 – A more determined effort is required if the Liberal government wants to meet the promise of an Ontario where people’s lives are not cut short by the devastating health impacts of poverty, say Ontario nurses. Members of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) sent a letter to Premier Kathleen […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 2013491 Views

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