Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Community Food Advisor

Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Public Health and You

Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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Ontario Public Health Association

Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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"News in Brief" for October 24, 2013

U.S. study suggests gold star nutrition labels help grocery shoppers buy healthier
CTV News

PORTLAND, Maine -- A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.

Weight shaming: Should a child’s weight be discussed in front of them?
Global News

EDMONTON - Lauren Wood says her five-year-old daughter Lillian can’t seem to stop thinking about her weight ever since a visit to a Strathcona County immunization clinic in August.

Why more young people are suffering strokes than ever
The Globe

Though the chances of a stroke jump dramatically with age, the growing number of younger people with worrying risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure means they are becoming increasingly susceptible.

Pumpkin Spice Lattes are a treat with a trick: The Dish
The Star

The Dish asked registered dietitian Shannon Crocker for her thoughts on the tastiness and healthiness of pumpkin spice lattes.