Atif Kukaswadia
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Atif Kukaswadia is a PhD candidate in Community Health and Epidemiology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Growing up, Atif was always fascinated by the world around him, and in particular in how our social environment shapes our lives and our personalities. While his current research looks at the health of Canadian youth, he is heavily involved in science outreach. You can connect with him on Twitter @MrEpid or at

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The Problem with "Fighting" Cancer

(5) Comments | Posted February 28, 2013 | 7:51 AM

Last time I spoke to you about wording and public health, and the unintentional impact that can have on people. I want to continue on that theme today, and talk about what is perhaps one of the most pervasive, and more controversial language choices that we as as...

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