Entries by Arti Patel from 06/2012

Summer Bugs: Do Warm Winters Lead To More Insect Carried Diseases?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Living

Winter haters in some parts of Canada got a major break this year, with one of the mildest seasons in memory.But as we head towards summer, there may ...

Why Operating Rooms Are Generating Huge Amounts Of Unnecessary Waste

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - They may be the source of life-saving medical interventions, but hospital operating rooms in Canada generate enormous amounts of unnecessary...

Cooking For One: Quick Study (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Living

"I'll take it to go." If this sounds like your typical dinner plan, opting for takeout every night can get expensive. Yet, some believe that cooki...

Most Popular Food And Drinks In Canada: What Do Canucks Like To Eat? (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

Move over poutine and bacon, Canada apparently likes its waffles and stew. Massive Health, the company behind the iPhone app Eatery, has reportedl...

Oregon Woman Herpes Lawsuit: Woman Awarded $900,000 In lawsuit

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a 49-year-old woman who claimed that a 69-year-old Portland man intentionally gave her a sexua...

Wedding Budgets: 5 Surprising Ways To Save Money On Your Big Day (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

"Planning an affordable wedding doesn't mean it has to be cheap," says Jessica Bianchi, the budget-balancing founder of ThriftyBrideToBe.com. ...

Healthy Oils: 7 Healthy Oil Alternatives For Cooking (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

Cooking oils are essential for making stir-frys for dinner and salad dressings for lunch. But not all oils are the same. Some oils contain high le...

Sleeping Together: Why Catching Zzzs Together Improves Your Health (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

We know that getting lots of sleep is good for you, but is getting lots of sleep with something else in bed with you even better? A new study s...

Minors Using Tanning Beds Without Parental Consent

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

A CBC News test of tanning salons across Canada shows people under 18 are being allowed to tan without their parents' consent, contrary t...

Increase Foreplay: 7 Tips To Improve Your Sex Life (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Living

If sex is on your mind, keep it there. On this week's "How To," we tell you why foreplay is not just about jumping under the sheets, but also abou...

Strawberry Sauce: How To Use It Fresh And Frozen (RECIPES)

Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Living

The fresh taste of summer in the dead of winter — how great is that? Simply prepare this easy strawberry sauce, then come the cold season you can th...

Newfoundland And Labrador Tan Ban: Province Brings Legislation To Ban Tanning For Teens

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Living

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A bill that puts the heat on tanning bed operators who serve teens in Newfoundland and Labrador has been introduced in the provinci...

Faulty Diabetes Procedure: Dozens Of Staff And Students Undergoing HIV Tests After Error

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Living

WINNIPEG - Dozens of students and staff at a First Nations high school are being tested for HIV and hepatitis after undergoing a faulty diabetes scree...

No Benefit To Controversial MS Treatment, Says N.L. Study

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Living

An observational study of people in Newfoundland and Labrador who had a controversial treatment for multiple sclerosis found there was no ...

Summer Sun Safety: Strange Places We Get Sunburns (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Living

Fingernails, eyelids and the tops of our ears -- these delicate body parts somehow get left behind when we put on sunscreen. With National Sun Awa...

Nunavut Food Protest: Inuit Organize Widespread Protest Over Hunger And Food Costs (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Living

IQALUIT, Nunavut - A head of cabbage for $20. Fifteen bucks for a small bag of apples.A case of ginger ale: $82.Fed up and frustrated by sky-high food...

Brain During Sex: What Happens In Our Heads During Pleasure (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Living

Sex just got a little nerdy. We all know our brain is the power source behind most decisions in life, but it can also act as a "pleasure centre" t...

Father's Day Gift Guide: Gifts For The Dad Who Loves Food (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada Living

Whether it was flipping burgers on the grill, teaching us about hard liquor or giving us tips on how to survive with a budget, most dads know a thing ...

Afraid Of The Dark: Phobia May Cause Insomnia For Some Sufferers

Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - For some people with insomnia, the source of their sleeplessness may be an unexpected one.New Canadian research suggests fear of the dark ma...

Summer Headache: Changes In Weather Could Bring On Headaches And Migraines (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Valerie South is no fan of summer storms.While most people just have to worry about getting caught in the rain, for South, the rumbling of t...

Summer Sun Safety: What Is Your Sun IQ? (QUIZ)

Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

Sunscreen in the morning and reapplication every two hours: sounds simple right? A recent survey by sunscreen makers Banana Boat, revealed that onl...

Father's Day Love Letter: Neil Morton, Of 2 For Couples, Writes Love Letter For His Daughters

Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

My youngest daughter Chloe just turned 10 on April 17th and my oldest daughter Avery turned 12 on May 30th, and time is just flying by. Before I k...

Student Starts Petition To Reinstate Teacher Who Gave Zeros

Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Living

A student has started a petition to get suspended physics and science teacher Lynden Dorval reinstated at his Edmonton high school. ...

Man Tries To Hold Random People's Hands, Comic Results (VIDEO)

Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Living

Okay, so this is an interesting social experiment. A man produced a YouTube video showing people's reactions when he went up to them -- guys an...

Teach Your Dog How To High Five (VIDEO)

Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Living

If you’re looking for ways to impress your crush this summer, your pooch is all you need. On this week’s “How To,” we tell you how to make ...