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 September 12, 2013

Exercise for more than looks, teens tell teachers

Researcher surprised by insights of young people on stress relief and other benefits of working out

Store-bought baby food lacks proper nutrition for weaning infants: U.K. study
The Post

Most of the commercial baby food in the U.K. is unsuitable for dietary weaning needs, and is promoted for infants at an age when they should still be on an exclusive breast milk diet, says a research study conducted at the University of Glasgow.

The crawl to the finish line could be dangerous

Some runners push through symptoms that warn of imminent organ failure

The Dish looks at 3 popular desserts at Milestone’s, Jack Astor’s and Boston Pizza
The Star

Dessert, in general, is decadent, rather than decorous.But take a guess at how many calories are found in desserts served at popular chain restaurants. That slice of cheesecake topped with raspberry coulis. A chocolate sundae crowned with sweetened whipped cream. The classic sugar-encrusted crème brûlée.