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

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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

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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 24, 2013

Binge-eating a lifelong health impairment akin to bulimia, researchers say
The Post

Binge-eating may present lifelong impairments to its sufferers that are just as harmful as those in bulimia nervosa patients, new research from the World Health Organization suggests. The results were published online in Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences on Sept. 23, coinciding with the beginning of Weight Stigma Awareness Week.

Effects of binge-eating on par with bulimia: study
The Star

The study is based on surveys conducted in 12 countries at varying points over the last decade through the World Health Organization.While Canada wasn't one of the countries surveyed, Dr. Allan Kaplan, senior scientist and chief of clinical research at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and vice-chair research for the University of Toronto's department of psychiatry, said results would likely be similar.

Men's health conference set for Ryerson
The Star

Men are slowly taking charge of their health but still lag behind women when it comes to acting on illness, according to men’s health advocate Winston Isaac, who is overseeing a men’s health conference at Ryerson University on Sept. 28.

Feeling guilty? Burger King launches lower-calorie ‘Satisfries’
The Globe

The world’s No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut French fry on Tuesday that it says has 20 per cent fewer calories than its regular French fries.