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Which term is most relevant in York Region?……Hunger or Food Insecurity?

I’ve been to Guatemala about a dozen times between the years of 1986 to 2012. My first three trips were during their civil war that saw over 200,000 people (mostly indigenous) murdered by their own government. 620 more words

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Code Green and Doctors for the Environment: An evening with Prof. Fiona Stanley

By Devaki Wallooppillai

Interhealth Code Green and Doctors for the Environment Australia Climate Change and Health Night with Professor Fiona Stanley

On April 15, 2014, Professor Fiona Stanley (one of WA’s most notable epidemiologists and paediatricians) explained to doctors and medical students at the QEII medical centre, how climate change is our biggest challenge in global health. 516 more words

Is There A Reason Democrat Lee Believes Her Constituents Will Become Prostitutes?

….California Democrat Barbara Lee proposed a resolution in the House of Representatives that claims women will eventually be forced into prostitution in order to obtain life-sustaining food and water for their families. 

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We're number one: Food insecurity in Nova Scotia tops list of provinces

report by Statistics Canada that was released yesterday shows that 11.9 percent of Nova Scotians experienced food insecurity in 2011-2012.

That places Nova Scotia at the top of all of Canada’s provinces and well above the national average of 8.3 percent. 346 more words

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Can Native American Groups Combat Obesity By Returning To Indigenous Diets?

U.S. – Change may be on the horizon for Native Americans in the United States, a group suffering from a slew of chronic health conditions stemming from poor diets and food insecurity. 130 more words

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Tzav: Sharing with Others

This week’s parsha, Tzav, includes more details about sacrifices, including the Korban Todah (Thanksgiving offering). Again, I wrestled this week about what the sacrifices mean to me and how to translate the parsha into a recipe (though the Korban Todah… 679 more words

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