May 23, 2014 10:47 pm
Updated: May 23, 2014 10:56 pm

Health Headlines, May 17 – 23


May 17 – Meals for diabetics
New research shows Type 2 diabetics trying to lose weight might benefit from eating two large meals a day, rather than six.

May 19 – Death with dignity lawsuit
The BC Civil Liberties Association is getting ready to take its fight to the Supreme Court of Canada to get the ban on assisted suicide struck down.

May 20 – Obesity in Canadian children
A New Canadian study concludes we are raising a generation of inactive children.

May 21-Documentary aims to rewrite healthy fashion body image
A couple of Canadian filmmakers are producing a new documentary that takes on the modeling business and its often harsh treatment of women who are not stick thin.

May 22 – North Van Tim Horton’s employee thanks customers for support
When Janette Camba fell ill and needed to return home to the Philippines for a kidney transplant, the temporary foreign worker employed by a North Vancouver Tim Hortons was supported by her customers.

May 23 – Cheap food obesity
A new study reveals inexpensive food may be contributing to our rising obesity epidemic.

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