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Health counseling in doctors' office reduces obesity more effectively than doctor's advice - Dr. Robert Ross

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2012-02-28 (snipped)

A physical activity and diet program implemented by health educators working in a doctor’s office may be a more effective way to get obese people to lose abdominal fat than advice from a doctor alone, acc

Valerie Carson, PhD Candidate - speaking on risks of sedentary behaviour

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Valerie Carson (snipped) (School of Health and Kinesiology PhD candidate) – Speaking on the risks of sedentary behavior, in the Times of India and the Hartford Courant and on various medical websites.

Samantha King goes the extra mile

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More intersections mean less outdoor activity for children - Dr. Ian Janssen on study team

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(snipped) - 11 Oct 2011

High intersection density and well-connected streets in towns and cities may discourage children from being active and exercising outdoors, according to a Queen’s University study.

Queen's-created ethics tutorial garners national attention - Dr. Joan Stevenson on development team

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(snipped) - 2011-10-07

An online educational tool originally developed at Queen’s is now being used by researchers across Canada.

Dr. Samantha King's book basis of new NFB documentary film

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A new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary film based on Dr. Samantha King's book premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in Sep 2011.  Dr.

Dr. Elaine Power Interviewed

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Dr. Elaine Power interviewed re Food Bank articles in Kingston Whig-Standard on: CBC Calgary, CBC Montreal, CBC Ontario Today and CBC Ontario Morning.

It's time to close Canada's food banks

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25 Jul 2011 - (snipped - Globe and Mail) - Dr. Elaine Power, explains why "It's time to close Canada's food banks"

Positive sporting experiences key for children's development

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20 Jul 2011 - (snipped) Dr. Jean Côté, SKHS Director - A cohesive team environment, assessing one’s own performance rather than comparing with others, and involvement in Positive sporting experiences key for children's development

Making Carleton Place a more walkable community

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19 Jul 2011 - (snipped)- CARLETON PLACE - A local graduate student (Kerry Hamilton - SKHS MSc Candidate) is urging Carleton Place town council to stand up to developers and tell them that they can build, but only if it makes the town a more walkable community. Read full story here