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Do you ever wonder why some people are healthy and others are not? Is it mostly genetics, the environment or how about dumb luck? And what can we do to make us healthier as individuals and as a society? These are big picture questions that my next guest has spent a lot of time thinking about. Dr. John Frank is Director of Population and Public Health at the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. He also lectures on the health of the population at the University of Toronto's Mini-Med School. Earlier this year, I spoke with Chief Roberta Jamieson. She was the first Aboriginal woman to earn a law degree in Canada and the first female chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River Reserve. She was unsuccessful in her bid to become the first female head of the Assembly of First Nations. But she's clearly still a force to be reckoned with. This show contains a Studio 2 segment "Moose Factory".
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Nov 11, 2003
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