public health

obesity and climate change

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Urban form linked to obesity and climate change

Efficient public transportation and design-based catalysts for physical activity can help curb greenhouse gas emissions related to personal automobile use.
new factor in disease modelling

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Research weighs new factor in disease modelling

University of Waterloo mathematicians used computer simulations to model how pathogen strains of varying virulence respond to social behaviour and compete for dominance.
Hamilton

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Hamilton seeing increased legionella activity

The City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services reports there are increasing cases of Legionnaires’ disease, a type of pneumonia that is caused by legionella.