Entries by Arti Patel from 01/2012

A Money Expert's Secrets To Saving: Quick Study

Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Healthy New Year's Resolutions: How To Stay On Track

Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living

When it comes to making New Year's resolutions, many of us want to see that number on the scale change. If you're planning to get a gym membership...

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention 'Better Than Cure'

Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living

A Winnipeg doctor wants to give newborns at high risk of Type 1 diabetes a vitamin to try to prevent them from developing the disease. ...

Common Cold Cure Aims To Blow Out Symptoms

Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Living

Could the low-grade misery of a runny nose, sore throat and heavy head that signal the common cold be snuffed out? The Univer...

Everyday Expert: Our Weekly 'Quick Study' To Make Life Better

Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Living

Now, they say everyone has a talent, but this year, why not take the time to learn a new one? We're searching for hidden talents -- that one thing ...

How To Burn Calories While Doing Household Chores

Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Living

Most of us like the idea of getting two for the price of one; after all, if you can knock off two frankly annoying tasks at the same time, why wouldn'...

Testing Exercise As Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Living

How much exercise do women need to reduce their risk of breast cancer? That's the question a Calgary researcher hopes to answ...

Social Media At Work: Distracting Or A Part Of Business?

Posted 01.05.2012 | Canada Living

It's a slow day at the office and instead of filing your last report, you creep your best friend's new Facebook pictures. What's the harm, you think. ...

Brain Decline At 45 Possible (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2012 | Canada Living

Memory, reasoning and comprehension skills can start to decline at age 45, research published Thursday suggests. The findings...

Illegal Drugs Used By 200 Million Annually Worldwide

Posted 01.06.2012 | Canada Living

Globally, about 200 million people use illicit drugs each year, according to new research, with use highest in developed countries. Approximately 1...

National Clean Off Your Desk Day: How To Keep Your Desk Tidy

Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Flu Season: Respiratory Bugs Circulate; Flu's On The Way

Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Were you out of commission for most of the holidays? Laid low by some alien that invaded your throat and-or chest and-or sinuses and wouldn'...

'Extinct' Tortoise Likely Still Exists, Scientists Say

Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

Dozens of giant tortoises belonging to a species believed extinct for 150 years may be living in a remote part of the Galapagos Islands, s...

National Clean Off Your Desk Day: How To Keep Your Desk Tidy

Posted 01.09.2012 | HuffPost Home

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Starbucks Cancels Contract With Burnaby Bakery

Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

A Burnaby, B.C., bakery says Starbucks has cancelled its long-term contract because the coffee giant now supplies stores across Canada wi...

Being Active At Both Work And Play Cuts Heart Attack Risk, Study Finds

Posted 01.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Physical activity during both work and leisure time appears to significantly lower the risk of heart attack, whether a person lives in Canad...

How To 'Unjunk Your Junk Food': Finding Healthy Alternatives

Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada Living

We all have those days when we would rather grab a bag of Oreo cookies than stroll down that creepy 'organic' aisle in the grocery store. Turning o...

Office Theft: Why Employees May Steal At Work

Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada Living

It's like stealing candy from a baby, but worse. By the time noon hits, the last thing you want is to find out your sandwich was stolen from the e...

Does Cold-FX Work?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada Living

Claims by the manufacturer of Cold-FX that its cold remedy provides immediate relief may not be supported by scientific evidence, a CBC M...

Why Are Names So hard To Remember?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Living

I'm utterly horrible at remembering names, something that always seemed odd to me because my memory is otherwise quite decent. Give me a statistic or ...

Friday The 13th: Strange Phobias And What They Mean

Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: How To Get Involved In Your Community

Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Selective Abortions Prompt Call For Later Ultrasounds

Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Living

A fetus's gender should not be revealed until after 30 weeks of pregnancy, says an editorial published in the Canadian Medical Journal. This change...

Pedestrians Wearing Headphones: Deaths And Injuries Increase, Study Finds

Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new U.S. study looking at injuries and deaths of pedestrians who were wearing headphones finds that trains were involved in more than half...

Iris Implants Threaten Vision

Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Living

Using surgical implants to change eye colour can rob people of their vision, some Canadian eye specialists warn. Cosmetic iri...