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Clem Martini on The Unravelling, a memoir of his family’s struggle with his mother’s dementia

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:48
The memoir, told through text by Clem Martini and illustrations by his brother Olivier, recounts their family’s desperate scramble to care for their mother
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Canadian high schools resisting calls for later class start times

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:41
Research has suggested delaying high school start times would have health and academic benefits
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Exploring the science of gender identity through DNA

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:48
A consortium of five research institutions is looking to the genome for clues about whether transgender people are born that way
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Charismatic guru Michael Stone popularized ancient ideas

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 18:43
While developing teachings that blended traditional concepts with mainstream psychology, he dealt privately with bipolar disorder
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Will a high dose of vitamin D protect your child from colds?

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:08
High daily does of vitamin D instead of the recommended amount doesn’t reduce the number of colds, suggests a study
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Meet the crew pushing the obscure extreme sport of free solo slacklining

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 12:47
Slacklining – tightrope walking’s scarier cousin – is gaining attention thanks to enthusiasts pushing the sport to ever-greater heights and distances
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Public health experts blame Ontario government for gap in food insecurity data

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 10:49
The province’s decision to halt collection for a survey for 2015 and 2016 will impact program planning for the region’s most vulnerable families, critics say
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Community support, treatments needed to move dial on mental illness

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:42
Conversations on the topic are only partially beneficial if people can’t get the treatments they need, panelists at Globe and Mail discussion say
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Women getting pumped up about weightlifting

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 04:01
Whether for muscle tone, strength or even getting ripped for competitions, more women are picking up barbells and entering the once male-dominated corners of the gym
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Banning of junk food sales in Canadian schools having a positive effect: study

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 09:38
Philip Leonard’s research revealed that for each year a student was exposed to a junk food ban, there was a corresponding 0.05 decline in their BMI
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Six burning summer questions, answered

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:51
Summer is full of weird and wonderful mysteries, so before it gets too hot to think, Globe reporters dug up some answers
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Nearly one in two Canadians expected to get cancer: report

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 05:46
Cancer Society report also predicts that one in four will die of the disease
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Five tips for women who want to get in the game

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:53
Time, cost and other barriers to entry can be overcome
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Five tips for women who want to get in the game

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:53
Time, cost and other barriers to entry can be overcome
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Women taking up sports later in life, just for the love of the game

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:29
While their numbers remain low, many female adults are entering previously male-dominated activities to play hockey, golf and soccer
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Women taking up sports later in life, just for the love of the game

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:29
While their numbers remain low, many female adults are entering previously male-dominated activities to play hockey, golf and soccer
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Bicycle commuting puts riders on the road to fitness

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:00
Two-wheeling it to work can be efficient and healthy, but caution is still required while roadway infrastructure catches up
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Bicycle commuting puts riders on the road to fitness

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:00
Two-wheeling it to work can be efficient and healthy, but caution is still required while roadway infrastructure catches up
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Some less obvious (and opinionated) tips for commuting by bicycle

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:00
What to wear ... and other tips of the trek
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Some less obvious (and opinionated) tips for commuting by bicycle

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:00
What to wear ... and other tips of the trek
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