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|SUBJECT:||Public invited to discuss the causes and cures of obesity|
|DATE:||Dec. 2, 2008|
The public is invited to attend a discussion entitled The Skinny on Obesity: How did we get here and where do we go? Topics include:
· Is obesity genetic?
· Does it start with how we’re fed as infants?
· Can we reduce the risk of our children being obese early in life?
· Why does Newfoundland have a higher rate of obesity than any other province Canada?
· Is it our environment?
The Café Scientifique takes place on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Murray Premises Hotel, 2nd floor, Water St., St. John’s. Parking available in the hotel parking lot and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.
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For more information please contact Michelle Osmond, communication co-ordinator, vice-president (research), at 737-4073/687-9243 or firstname.lastname@example.org.