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Bill Mackie, MD

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Girl stopping the intake of salt in her diet
COHP / March 2008

We know it’s bad for us, but it gives food more flavor. We know it contributes to hypertension, but still, it gives food more flavor. And we know hyper­tension can lead to stroke, heart disease, kidney failure, and... Read More

COHP / June 2007

Here are some of the issues and solutions to health care problems the Council on Health Promotion (COHP) has developed over the past 50 years: a dementia strategy, air and water quality legislation, mandatory infant car... Read More

Letters / March 2006

Addictive disease is widespread in Canada and the emotional and financial costs are enormous. Addiction causes a huge burden on society, leaving in its wake broken lives, broken families, and a disrupted society laced... Read More