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New Study Examines Health Issues in 187 Nations

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March 5, 2013
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Eating a poor quality diet is the leading risk factor for diseases and injuries that cause Canadians to die prematurely and become disabled, according to a new report.


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Newsy (Aug. 1, 2014) — A new study shows stress at work can be hard on your health, but people who are unemployed might be at even greater risk of health problems. Video provided by Newsy
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Obesity on the Rise in Developing Nations

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Reuters (Jan. 3, 2014) — A new study says obesity rates are rising among people in developing nations. Julie Noce reports.
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