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Smoking effects

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Statistics point to the devastating fact that the number of smokers in the world will soon reach one billion! According to comparisons from research from 1980, to this day, that is about 300 million more smokers, despite many laws on banning smoking in public places, financial restrictions on the import and sale of tobacco, excise […]

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Does air pollution harm human health?

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Pollution in the air we breathe can lead to various serious health consequences, from respiratory diseases, through heart disease, to stroke. This “silent killer,” warns the World Health Organization (WHO), is responsible for about seven million premature deaths a year, mostly in developing countries. Reducing air pollution helps prevent disease and premature death, but also […]

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Effects of gambling on heart

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“In gambling, winning is the case, and losing is the rule.” “Gamblers” feel a kind of abstinence crisis, and if they stop gambling, they feel nervousness, tension and intense desire for it. Gambling becomes the most important thing in that person’s life. Problem gambling is the level at which problems are created, both financially and […]

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Interview with Yoni Freedhoff

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Our interest is to talk with successful colleagues. Our interview was done with Yoni Freedhoff, MD, CCF. He is an associate professor of family medicine at the University of Ottawa. In 2004, he became the founder and medical director of the Bariatric Medical Institute. He is one of Canada’s most outspoken obesity experts.  He is also […]