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Monday, July 11th, 2011
Adult Obesity Prevalence in Canada and the United States

by Margot Shields; Margaret D. Carroll, M.S.P.H.; and Cynthia L. Ogden, Ph.D. Obesity is a public health challenge throughout the world (1). Ongoing monitoring of trends in obesity is important to assess interventions aimed at preventing or reducing the burden of obesity. Since the 1960s, measured height and weight have been collected in the United […]

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Monday, July 11th, 2011
Clostridium difficile Resources

Tweet email this page The following PDFs are made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Download FAQs about Clostridium difficile poster for printing [PDF] Download FAQs about Clostridium difficile Larger text poster for printing [PDF ] Guideline for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, 2003 [PDF ] Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea and colitis […]

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Longwoods eLetter July 5, 2011

Quote “The very essence of leadership is its purpose. And the purpose of leadership is to accomplish a task. That is what leadership does–and what it does is more important than what it is or how it works.” Colonel Dandridge M. Malone. Here is a real case study in leadership. You are invited to participate. […]

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Improve Your Memory With These 9 Common-Sense Techniques

From John Hopkins Health Alerts The minor memory lapses that occur with age-associated memory impairment can’t be eliminated completely; however, a number of common-sense strategies can improve overall memory at any age. The keys are to stay focused, active and alert. Memory Tip 1: Place commonly lost items in a designated spot. If you’re prone […]

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