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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - July 5, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba JULY 2002 Doctors worry study will encourage couch potatoes to stay put BKANSWELL BY TORONTO A newly published study suggests deaths from heart disease and stroke would be reduced dramati cally if more healthy people used cholesterollowering A Toronto dietary expert worries those findings may encourage couch potatoes to stay David who has shown through his own research that dietary changes can significantly cut blood cho lesterol is concerned an increas ing reliance on pills will give people an excuse not to improve their diets or increase the amount of physical activity they Im not arguing that these drugs dont work or that for some people they may not be said director of the clinical nutrition and risk factor modification clinic at Michaels Hospital in I would rather that we pur sued the diet and lifestyle changes wholeheartedly as fully as we Because my belief is there may come a time when were couch eating too taking no exercise and where we have to have amounts and a range of drugs where truly the negative side effects may become something more sig nificant for our Jenkins was commenting on results of the huge Heart Protection Study known as HPS which are being pub lished for the first time this weekend in the British medical journal The Study led by Rory Collins of Oxford had earli er released their findings at a medical conference in the United States late last They studied British adults ranging in age from 40 to half of whom received the statin simvastatin and half of whom were given a Study participants were at high risk of developing heart disease because they had conditions such as hypertension and the like but did not necessarily have elevated Five years of followup showed a dramatic reduction in heart events among the participants in the statin arm of the even among those with nor mal cholesterol levels at the Not only were they less likely to have a heart attack or they were also less likely to need bypass or The benefits were seen in men and middleaged participants and the Its a massive commented Stephen a cardiologist at Sunnybrook and Womens College Health Sciences Centre in It tidies up a lot of controversial areas like Should we recommend these drugs to elderly people Should we be recommending them to for instance Should we be recommend ing them to people with socalled nor mal cholesterol levels The answer to all those questions would appear to be Cholesterollowering with a statin is of value in much broader populations than currently including those with low and normal lipid wrote Salim from the Population Health Research Institute at McMaster University in wrote in a commentary in the practically all patients with vascular disease today in western coun tries will benefit from Our Lady Peace flying high with the release of Gravity BY PACIINXA Canadian Press TORONTO After winning over thousands of fans with four touring Canada extensive ly and having their songs played over and over again on the Torontobred rockers Our Lady Peace felt a numbness they could only escape by fleeing the We decided to consciously take a If youre up here and playing every week people arent going to drummer Jeremy Taggart said during an Singer Raine Maida added that the band felt its songs were being overplayed on the radio and televi It sucks to hear an Our Lady Peace song on the radio every 40 Its not supposed to be like he So last winter the quartet fled to the Maui home of legendary Canadianborn producer Bob who has worked with David Lee Metallica and to take a break and find a new The band originally set out to produce a live record but Rock had time to spare Metallica was to work with him but singer James Hetfield went to rehab for alcohol and substance so Our Lady Peace seized the Taggart said he knew things were going well after Maida returned home one night the four lived together during the 10 weeks of recording from a session with Rock feeling angry and Thats the environment you have to be in to get the best Taggart adding that he felt the same way at Every musician or singer needs some body to kick them in the This is the first time Ive really been Maida admit The whos married to Winnipeg singer Chantal said he felt anxious and nervous standing in front of the microphone in a feeling that had been lost to him in recent CANADIAN PRESS Our Lady Peaces Raine speaks during a recent interview in Band mem bers Steve and Jeremy Taggart look After earning thousands of fans in touring extensively and having their songs played over and over again on the the Toronto bred rockers felt a numbness they could only escape by fleeing the Another change came when guitarist Mike who found ed the band more than a decade ago after placing an ad for musi cians in a local left the He was replaced with Detroit born Steve Mazur after a two month public search during which the band received thousands of demo videos and CDs from all over the including Australia and The last two records weve been yearning for a guitar player that can really stand up and have strong voice and Mike just wasnt that kind of guitar Maida He was going in a dif ferent direction than what the three of us With a new guitarist in the band rounded out with bassist Duncan Courts felt like a cohesive Maida It just felt It felt like a new totally The 10 tracks on the bands fifth are stripped of the heavy layers of sound found on 2000s Spiritual the bands last Simplified lyrics and guitar hooks define which debuted in second place on the Canadian sales charts and 9 in the This record is very Maida What are the issues we have to deal with in the pre sent Because thats the only thing thats And after four albums the band decided it was time to finally show their faces on a CD They had previously used photographs of Sol an elderly Canadian We wanted to represent that it is something different for us and it finally feels cohesive with Maida The band will flee Canada again this summer as they criss cross the United States perform Theyll return to Canada the fall for a n Order of Canada appointees include several entertainers OTTAWA Singersongwriters Joni Mitchell and Bruce Cockburn were among 99 appointees to the Order of Canada announced yesterday by Adrienne who wrote and performed songs such as Big Yellow The Circle Game and Both Sides was made a companion of the the highest The Saskatchewan native was appointed a companion along with former Supreme Court justice Peter Toronto social activist and feminist author Doris Anderson and Roger a renowned teacher and entrepreneur from known as much for his outspoken social activism as his folksy music in recent was promoted to an officer of the order after previously being made a mem Other officers among the 28 appointed yesterday includ ed Jon the former Canada Lands chairman who blew the whistle late last year on thenpublic works minister Alfonso Gagliano for exerting political interference on the Crown Longtime political journalist and author Richard Gwyn was also appointed an as was retired General Paul Appointments ranged from a comedy king to an anti doping crusader and a university football Lome founder of TV comedies Saturday Night Live and Kids in the Hall and a ninetime Emmy Award was appointed a member of the So was Marion a former Ottawa Ontario New Democrat MPP and president of the federal Press Special Tea Roses Buy 1 get Free Drop by and see our many other Greenhouse specials Summer Hours MondaySaturday 69 130718th 7281321 Harrison attacker released LONDON A paranoid schizo phrenic who stabbed George Harrison on what he thought was a mission from God was conditionally released from a secure hospital The family of the late exBeatle called the decision upsetting and An independent including a psychiatrist and a member of the said Michael was fit to be released from the Scott a psychiatric facility in who has a history of mental told psychiatrists he stabbed Harrison 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