The average Canadian consumes more than double the recommended amount of salt, and Homeless Aboriginals with dormant TB - HealthBeat radio

Too much salt in your diet, Homelessness and TB among aboriginals

March 28, 2010 (from CJAD)

High sodium (phone-in) – Barbara Lobel-Buch discusses how the average Canadian consumes more than double the daily recommended intake of sodium and how there is little regulation to limit the amount in processed foods in Canada.

Tuberculosis – Anthropologist Mary-Ellen Macdonald talks about how one in four homeless Aboriginals carry a dormant form of TB and the challenge of getting them medical attention.

Running for kids – Paul Livingston talks about the Scotia Bank Group Charity Challenge benefiting the Montreal Children's Hospital.