November 2008

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November 2008 Cover

An Ounce of Prevention

Calgary’s new for-profit health centre has serious implications for the public model. But its focus—prevention—is just what the doctor ordered.

Published in Vol 11, No 9, November 2008, pgs 26-31


Taking Charge

The rate of childhood obesity in Canada has increased threefold in as many decades. Alberta leads efforts to reverse this trend.

Published in Vol 11, No 9, November 2008, pgs 32-37


Going Natural

An unconventional—and controversial—made-in-Alberta mental health treatment takes on the health establishment.

Published in Vol 11, No 9, November 2008, pgs 38-42


Rest Cure

The key to health for one little girl is to lie very still.

Published in Vol 11, No 9, November 2008, pgs 43-45