The Calgary Journal
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A recent report done by The Public Health Agency of Canada indicates more Canadians are heavier than ever

weightThe Public Health Agency of Canada recently reported that between 1981 to 2009 obesity rates have almost doubled among males and females in both adults and youths.

The report also suggested that one in four Canadian adults are obese, according to measured height and weight data from 2007 to 2009.

Increased awareness prompted by Mental Health Awareness Week

KGilbert MentalHealth1It was his rock bottom.

He was surrounded by pristine, snow-capped mountains, crisp winter air and everything he really loved. He and hiswife were dining in a five-star Banff restaurant. Cheerful people, soft lighting and the smell of savory roasts wafted around him.

A workshop to help students move on with their lives after a failed relationship

bootcampMount Royal University's Wellness Centre kicked off a seminar geared towards helping students going through a tough break-up.

Leanne Edwards, MRU student counselor said the "Break-up Boot Camp" workshop supports students in moving on with their lives after a break-up.

A Calgary woman reflects on parents’ divorce

When 24-year-old Jennifer Kanik's parents divorced four years ago, she was shocked.

"My dad had an affair. My mom had always said she would never forgive an affair so he knew what he was getting into," she said.