Sunday, February 26, 2006

Boomers are not aging gracefully
[22 February 2006 - The Brampton Guardian] Baby Boomers are in denial about their health, according to a new Heart and Stroke Foundation report. In the past 10 years, obesity rates among Boomers have soared by nearly 60 per cent. More than half of them don't exercise and 20 per cent of them smoke. Despite intense research and education campaigns, Canadians between the ages of 45 and 59 are in worse shape today than they were in 1996. "Baby Boomers, who should be the most educated, need to start getting off their seats," said Ottawa cardiologist Dr. Beth Abramson. "The numbers are staggering." ...


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