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  • Creating a healthy environment

    Colette Whelan|Updated May 2, 2023

    There are so many aspects of the Sisters 2040 Comprehensive Plan that point to positive aspirations and goals for our community. As an experienced health care provider living in this community, I feel an onus to speak to the development of additional fast food or convenience stores here in our community of Sisters. Research and statistics are abundant and compelling. Fast food and convenience stores have been associated with a number of negative health effects, including: 1. Obesity: Fast food is often high in calories, f... Full story