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Do city planners hold the key to getting our kids active? New research looks at how neighbourhood design can impact kids' health. Plus, 3D images that can save lives, and a reality check on the juicing craze.
 
 
 
 
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Smart streets, healthy kids
 
Smart streets, healthy kids
Is the secret to getting children moving in our backyards? Dr. Heather McKay is studying the effect of neighbourhood improvements on kids' physical activity levels to reduce their risk of obesity, heart disease and stroke.
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The truth about juicing
 
The truth about juicing
Can gulping glassfuls of green juice boost your health? Registered dietitian Cara Rosenbloom squeezes out the facts about juicing.
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Pictures that save lives
 
Pictures that save lives
Dr. Rob Beanlands uses nuclear imaging to look inside the cells of the heart and blood vessels, creating 3D pictures that help researchers see how new treatments work against heart disease.
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Recipe: Fast fish and veggie packets
 
Recipe: Fast fish and veggie packets
Backyard grilling doesn't have to be all burgers and steaks. Toss a couple of these quick-cook packets on the grill and you'll freshen up your barbecued dinners in no time.
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