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Health Around the City 1 (SFU Semester in Dialogue 2008)

Your chances of having Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, a Stroke and High Blood Pressure, can all be greatly reduced by eating a healthy diet, quitting smoking, not being exposed to 2nd hand smoke and EXERCISING
Source: American Association for Cancer Research / Source: Circulation, May 24, 2005. / Source: Annals of Internal Medicine, April 4, 2006.

The 2nd most common actual cause of death in 2002 was poor diet and physical inactivity. These contribute to leading killers including heart disease, cancer, and stroke. You can reduce the chance of all these by.EXERCISING
Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov.
Stress impairs memory and cognitive processing. To help keep your brain functioning at its best, manage your stress by having contact with family and friends, deep-breathing, meditation, massage, yoga, tai chi, guided imagery, relaxing music, and EXERCISING
Source: Psychoneuworendocrinology, April 30, 2005 and Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-being, by Brian Luke Seaward.

Have Conversations
Types of Mental illness, like depression, are becoming the leading causes of disability worldwide. Talking with new people is a great way to build community and a sense of belonging. These connections are great for your Mental Health and for those you are engaging.
And it can start with a simple,.. Hello.


A little bit of resistance training can be a helpful way to keep your joints and your muscles healthy. Pick up your children; take the stairs, use elastic bands, walk, run or anything else. These activities help to prevent many diseases and can add years to your life. In the end all you have to do is.EXERCISE

Complications of type 2 diabetes include heart disease, blindness, nerve damage, infections leading to amputations, and kidney damage. Type 2 diabetes can be reduced by maintaining a healthy weight, which can be done by dancing, and by ..EXERCISING (what what).
Sources: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, May 2006, and American Diabetes Association.

Dear curious community members,

We are students in the Simon Fraser University Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue, studying the topic of Health Issues and Ethics. We are currently presenting a creative public spoken word piece exploring the concept of wellness, as part of an unconventional class assignment. We do not wish to cause a public disturbance and our intentions are purely educational. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience we may create and hope you enjoy our performance.

SFU Fall 2008 Undergraduate Semester in Dialogue Class


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