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A Canadian peer-reviewed journal of population health and health services research

July 2014

A comparison of self-reported leisure-time physical activity and measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in adolescents and adults

by Didier Garriguet and Rachel C. Colley

A large body of evidence supports an association between physical activity and health. This evidence was instrumental in revision of the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, published in 2011.

Association between blood lead and blood pressure: Results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2007 to 2011)

by Tracey Bushnik, Patrick Levallois, Monique D'Amour, Todd J. Anderson and Finlay A. McAlister

Hypertension is recognized as the leading risk factor for cardiovascular disease, accounting for 9.4 million deaths worldwide in 2010. It increases the risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure and renal failure. In Canada, hypertension affects at least one in five adults aged 20 or older and is the leading modifiable risk factor for stroke.

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