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Ideology and evidence-based practice

Below are links that may be of interest. I have long had an interest in evidence and evidence-based practice. The value of evidence has been of interest for me for two reasons. First, in an off-and-on role as a reporter … Continue reading

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The OMB took this 9 Meaford Ave. photo montage as evidence; Committee of Adjustment rejected it out of hand

The OMB took this 9 Meaford Ave. photo montage as evidence. The Etobicoke-York Committee of Adjustment had rejected it out of hand. The Committee has made a point of consistently rejecting such mock ups, prepared by residents. In the subjective … Continue reading

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. The Story of Mississauga is concerned, as well, with community engagement. It’s my … Continue reading

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Sugar is the scourge, not fat, according to several, converging lines of evidence

An April 7, 2016 Guardian article is entitled: “The sugar conspiracy.” “In 1972,” the article notes, “a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were … Continue reading

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Successful strength training depends upon following the evidence

Today’s post concerns a topic that I have referred to earlier, in a post entitled: The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015): An A-1 resource for evidence-based practice in strength training I am currently in weeks 10, 11, and 12 … Continue reading

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The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015): An A-1 resource for evidence-based practice in strength training

I am very highly impressed with The Complete Guide to Strength Training (2015) by Anita Bean, the fifth edition of the book. It makes good sense for a book of this kind to go through successive editions, thereby keeping up to … Continue reading

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When you go with the evidence, it’s useful to know what the evidence is

An Oct. 14, 2015 New Yorker article is entitled: “What the Government’s Dietary Guidelines May Get Wrong.” The article notes: “The immensity of the challenge became even more apparent late last month, when Nina Teicholz, writing in the BMJ (formerly … Continue reading

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Gratitude is good for your health, the evidence (and anecdotal experience) suggests

An April 22, 2015 CBC article is entitled: “Shawn Achor’s 6 exercises for happiness: Happiness a choice not a pursuit, psychologist advises.” There may, or may not, be some hyperbole in the claim that happiness is a choice; I wouldn’t know; I … Continue reading

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With a focus on evidence, ‘giant among giants’ influenced research and treatment across health care spectrum

A May 25, 2015 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “David Sackett: The father of evidence-based medicine.” The subhead, at the online version of the article that I read, reads: ” ‘Giant among giants’ influenced research and treatment across health … Continue reading

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David Godley, a retired professional planner, shared evidence about 20 James Street at an OMB hearing on Feb. 13, 2015

Work is underway on the launching of a Long Branch Residents Association. Some weeks ago, I attended a meeting organized by Brian Liberty, who is in the process of launching a Long Branch Residents Association. In a subsequent post, I have … Continue reading

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