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Small decrease in kidney function leads to poor health: study

Small decrease in kidney function leads to poor health: study

A new Canadian study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that even a small reduction in kidney function could result in poor health outcomes for young people. Researchers surveyed health records from eight million people in Ontario from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) between 2008 and 2021. The research focused on adults […]

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Indigenous harm reduction project gets cash

Indigenous harm reduction project gets cash

An Indigenous-led harm reduction research project has been given about $1.2 million by Health Canada to investigate treatment options for people living with opioid use disorder. “I’m very proud of this Indigenous-led, strategic, multi-partnered, research-backed, wellness and harm reduction project,” Roger Augustine, retired Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief for New Brunswick and Prince Edward

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Taurine may help slow the aging process, new animal study shows

Taurine may help slow the aging process, new animal study shows

Share on PinterestTaurine is a compound found in dairy products as well as some energy drinks. Kevin Day/Getty Images Taurine is a compound found in humans as well as dairy products and some energy drinks. In a study, researchers say taurine was effective as an anti-aging agent that promoted longevity in mice. Experts say the

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Opinions |  Today’s Opinions: Healthy eating, Memorial Day, Paris Olympics

Opinions | Today’s Opinions: Healthy eating, Memorial Day, Paris Olympics

Comment on this storyComments You’re reading the Today’s Opinions newsletter. Sign up to get it in your inbox. An apple a day keeps the discord away Several years ago, when Gwyneth Paltrow tried to show how people on low incomes can still eat healthily, she was roasted online for posting a $29 grocery haul that

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Collaborating locally is key for progress globally towards health-related SDGs

Collaborating locally is key for progress globally towards health-related SDGs

A new progress report is being jointly released today by the 13 signatory agencies of the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All (SDG3 GAP). The report entitled “What worked? What didn’t? What’s next?” reflects four years of joint work by major multilateral agencies outlining what has and has not worked in

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The Government of Canada announced over  million to help address harms related to substance use in Ontario

The Government of Canada announced over $7 million to help address harms related to substance use in Ontario

Improving health outcomes for people at risk of substance-related harms and overdose in Ontario March 14, 2023 | Toronto, Ont. | Health Canada Every day, families and communities across Ontario are losing loved ones to overdoses from the increasingly toxic illegal drug supply. Collectively, through harm reduction and treatment services, as well as prevention efforts

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Biggest Loser Winners Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward 12 Years Later: ‘It’s a Continued Journey’

Biggest Loser Winners Hannah Curlee and Olivia Ward 12 Years Later: ‘It’s a Continued Journey’

The Biggest Loser season 11 winner Olivia Ward and her sister, runner-up Hannah Curlee, had their lives changed forever when they competed on the show in 2011. “I tell people, I feel like I won the weight loss lottery,” Ward, 47, tells PEOPLE exclusively. Starting the show off at 261 lbs., Ward and Curlee, 44,

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