Obesity Week Roundup: Advocacy, Partnerships and Common Ground

2018-12-04T16:00:26+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: OC News, Policy|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada was on hand for Obesity Week, a major scientific conference hosted by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and The Obesity Society, in Nashville this past November. With around 6,000 delegates, it is one of the largest collection [...]

Smoking Prevalence is Decreasing … Now, How Do We Increase Physical Activity and Healthy Eating?

2018-03-01T15:38:01+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Policy|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal (PhD Candidate) and Matthew J. Fagan (MA Candidate). Dr. Harry Prapavessis (Director of the Exercise and Health Psychology Laboratory) also assisted with the editing.  The prevalence of smoking worldwide in 1960 was over 50% for males and [...]

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