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UN calls for action against diseases caused by tobacco, pollution, and lack of exercise

Posted: August 12, 2011 at 4:16 am   /   Health, Lifestyle

An unhealthy diet is one of the major risk factors for a range of chronic diseases linked to obesity. A top UN official has called on governments, private companies and […]

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UN Summit addresses non-communicable diseases prevention and control

Posted: August 12, 2011 at 4:10 am   /   Events, Health, Newsletter

Two out of three deaths in the world today are a result of non-communicable diseases like heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, and cancer. The United Nations Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases […]

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DOCTORS WITH DISABILITIES: LIFE AFTER A STROKE

Posted: June 20, 2010 at 2:00 pm   /   Community, Health, Newsletter, Workbiz

DR SHAWN JENNINGS, President of the Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities (CAPD) shared his story here. I was a family doctor for 20 years. On May 13, 1999, I […]

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Association of Doctors with Disabilities

Posted: June 20, 2010 at 1:49 pm   /   Community, Health, News

The Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities (CAPD) is an associate organisation of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). CAPD was formed to promote the disabled physician as a viable and […]

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SERVING PEOPLE – HER WAY

Posted: June 20, 2010 at 8:52 am   /   Health, Workbiz

Jacqueline Emmanuel used to serve people as a medical doctor; today she is still serving people -but in a different capacity. Jacqueline Emmanuel wanted to help people by being a […]

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Adults with Down Syndrome at risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted: June 19, 2010 at 9:24 am   /   Health

A study published in the Aug 15,2009 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that adults with Down syndrome also frequently suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA […]

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DISABILITY AND SEXUALITY

Posted: November 22, 2009 at 12:03 am   /   Health, Lifestyle

Suality and disability¬† is a topic no one knows how to talk about socially. Stephanie Priscilla Nambiar talks to Dr Tunku Nor Taayah Tunku Zubir, rehabilitation specialist about this sensitive […]

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DISABILITY IN RELATIONSHIPS

Posted: November 19, 2009 at 9:30 am   /   Health, Lifestyle

CHALLENGES spoke to Dr Paul K. Jambunathan, consultant clinical psychologist who runs courses for married couples on disability in relationships. In marriage, we make a promise to be together for […]

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