THE MEDICAL RECORD: GUIDANCE ON MENOPAUSE
Marissa Lennox is filling in for Libby Znaimer today. She is joined by Dr. Fahad Razak, General Internist and epidemiologist at Unity Health Toronto and Dr. Alisa Naiman, family physician and Founder and Medical Director of The Medical Station clinic in Toronto.
This week: We kick things off by taking a closer look at a study that recommends hormone replacement therapy as the first treatment offered to women under the age of 60 who experience menopausal symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats and other challenges. We then take a deep dive into the negative health impacts of the processed foods (also known as ultraprocessed foods or UPFs) that are so prevalent in many of our diets.Finally, the WHO is recommending that we avoid consumption of non-sugar sweeteners in our efforts to lose weight. The panel has the latest.
OTTAWA PROPOSES STRONGER BAIL REFORM LEGISLATION
Marissa Lennox is now joined by Toronto-based criminal defence lawyer, Ari Goldkind.
Ottawa has proposed bail reform legislation this week that would make it harder for individuals accused of certain crimes to be granted bail. Ari weighs in on the latest news and whether it goes far enough in addressing the problem.
TORONTO CONSTRUCTION IS ABOUT TO GET A WHOLE LOT WORSE
Marissa Lennox is now joined by Councillor James Pasternak, for Ward 6 York Centre and the Chair of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee.
Councillor Pasternak joined Dep. Mayor Jennifer McKelvie this week to announce the commencement of major construction projects in Toronto that will total at least $1.14 billion.
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