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Still stuck on egg whites? The yolk’s on you

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:51
A recent study suggests that a whole egg does a better job of stimulating muscle repair after resistance training
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How one Toronto hospital is coming back to life to bring relief to five more

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:29
In a tougher-than-usual flu season, a Toronto facility is reopening Sunday after a multimillion-dollar makeover, to serve as a hub for crowded hospitals that need more room for acute care. Kathryn Blaze Baum takes a look inside
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How family ties help moms unbind from addiction

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 15:04
Proposed facility in Kingston sheds light on urgent need for mothers with drug problems to stay with children during recovery
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Licensed to bill: How doctors profit from injury assessments that benefit insurers

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 21:20
Doctors are taking in millions of dollars a year by putting their names to accident injury reports for the insurance industry. Some of these reports unfairly discredit injury claims, leaving victims intimidated and exhausted. But because the majority settle out of court, the practice is hidden from public scrutiny.
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Holiday baking for gluten-avoiding guests? Here’s your guide

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:36
Understanding which gluten-free flours and binding agents to use requires know-how and experimentation
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Higher-risk groups should get greater access to HIV drugs, new guidelines say

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:01
The guidelines, being published Monday in the CMAJ medical journal, are for health professionals who work with people at risk of acquiring the disease through sexual activity or injection drug use
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Avid cyclist climbing high to raise money for pancreatic cancer

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:06
Travis Streb is trying a different kind of fundraising, hoping to bike one million vertical feet this year or the equivalent of riding nearly one kilometre uphill every day.
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How Steve Nash inspired a novel children’s fitness program that aims to change gym class

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:03
The roots of the KidsMove program and its methods start with Steve Nash, the retired Canadian basketball legend
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Heat-map device reveals warning signs of diabetic ulcers

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 07:27
A foot-temperature monitoring device could help to detect when diabetic patients are developing foot ulcers, a common complication that can lead to infections and amputations.
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Inside the fight to label sugary, salty and fatty foods in Canada

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 21:32
Ottawa drew praise when it announced last year it would label foods high in sugar, salt and saturated fat. But when experts came together to make a short list of designs, the complexities of the plan came to the forefront, and the critics raised their voices.
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How severe will this flu season be? A look at the key factors experts are monitoring

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 09:55
From which flu strain will be dominant to how effective this year's vaccine will be, take a deeper look at the key factors experts are monitoring​ and what you should consider to prepare
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A quest to get men into the kitchen

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:55
Classes are part of a growing trend of making men comfortable with cooking and more nutrition-savvy
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Calorie-burning workout combines rowing with flowing

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:46
Intense pulling on the row machine is followed by yoga or other body weight exercises at this new Toronto studio
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Why pain has no place in a yoga practice

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:41
As more men hit the mat, a Vancouver instructor reminds them to go at their own pace to be healthy and safe
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Protein for men – how much of a good thing is too much?

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:07
Powder supplements can be beneficial to active individuals or those who can’t get enough of the body’s building block in their regular diet, experts say
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E-cigarette users more likely to smoke tobacco, study suggests

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 23:01
Researchers find teenagers using electronic smoking products were more likely to light up a year later, but caution that a causal relationship is unclear
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In new book, astronaut Scott Kelly describes the mental, physical demands of space travel

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:06
Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery describes the demands of space travel – and the journey back to normal life
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Major research collaboration finds new genetic markers for breast-cancer risk

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:00
Researchers hope the findings will help determine who’s most at risk and lead to the development of more targeted drugs
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Soft drinks, hard decisions: What Canada is doing amid the global sugar-tax debate

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 18:30
As childhood obesity rates rise, the country is being drawn into the mix on the issue. Proponents say a tax is necessary to curb consumption while opponents argue that it will hit low-income families the hardest and lead to job losses. Where does the government draw the line?​​
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How much do you know about the food you consume? Take our quiz

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:07
In Canada, we throw out $31-billion of food every year. We consume even more. But how much do we actually know about the food we produce, eat and throw away? Take this quiz to find out
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