André Picard is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail. Author of the bestselling book "NEGLECTED NO MORE".
This was phenomenal. Thank you to the women (incl @vianceknowles ) who shared their stories. This episode taught me a lot about fatphobia, and the toxicity of diet culture.
Have a listen. As usual @NaheedMustafa slays. https://twitter.com/cbcideas/status/1441029161074806785
How do we learn to have a positive relationship with our bodies and get to a point of fat acceptance? It's a lesson many have already figured out, like Via Reyes.
"I would say it's a radical sort of acceptance."
@ethorkel @NAAFAofficial @NaheedMustafa
Now Alberta Premier @jkenney is saying he doesn't want at #COVID19 lockdown because it would punish vaccinated people https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/article-jason-kenney-tells-radio-host-a-covid-19-lockdown-would-punish/?utm_medium=Referrer:+Social+Network+/+Media&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links via @globeandmail #cdnhealth #abpoli #vaccination
Today’s kids will live through three times as many climate disasters as their grandparents. Study in journal Science quantifies the “intergenerational inequality” of #ClimateChange, by @sarahkaplan48 https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2021/09/26/change-disasters-kids-science-study/?tid=ss_tw via @washingtonpost @DrLeanaWen #sdoh
The #COVID19 pandemic reduced life expectancy in 2020 by the largest amount since World War Two. The life expectancy of American men dropped by more than two years https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/covid-19-pandemic-cut-life-expectancy-by-most-since-world-war-two-study-2021-09-26/ via @Reuters_Health @DennisKendel #GlobalHealth
In the sea of sloppy data, misinformation and selfish undermining that is out there, it would be easy to get discouraged. "VaccFest" is an inspiring community led initiative to encourage COVID-19 vaccination amongst Indigenous youth. https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/vaxxfest-encourages-indigenous-youth-to-get-their-covid-19-jabs