Entries by Arti Patel from 11/2012

Cancer Report Details Family Financial Hardships

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

Nine out of 10 Canadian families battling cancer are also battling financial debt, according to a study released Thursday. The Canadian C...

Fertility And Cancer Treatments: Stem Cells Reverse Infertility In Monkeys, Humans Next?

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Scientists have long been searching for a way to preserve fertility in young boys who undergo cancer treatments and may be unable to father ...

Movember Moustache: Single Women Find Clean-Shaven Men More Attractive, Survey Finds

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

There's stubble, whiskers and full-on beards on men's faces during the month of November — but is it really a turn on? According to a new survey...

Holiday Toys: Canadian Toy Association Lists Hottest Toys For 2012

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Boys and girls may find toys they can build themselves under the Christmas tree this year, along with some classics enjoying a resurgence, i...

Jai Cunningham Shaves Head: Hawaii News Anchor Takes Stand Against Domestic Violence

Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Living

It's one thing to talk about an issue, but it's another thing to actually do something about it. On Wednesday, Hawaii television station KHON2 anc...

Young Adults Stress: Survey Finds 90% Of Young Canadians Are Stressed Out

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

Paying off a mortgage and raising children is stressful for most people, and yet, the most stressed out group in Canada isn't dealing with any of thos...

Cutting Preschoolers' TV Time Tricky

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

Counselling parents on reducing their preschoolers' screen time failed to reduce obesity or screen time in the children, a Canadian study finds. ...

Coronavirus: Third Case Was Severely Ill, But Taken Off Ventilator

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

A Saudi Arabian man who is the third known person to have been infected with a new coronavirus was severely ill, a senior health official with the Sau...

FormalWill.Ca Toronto Subway Ad: Is This New Toronto Transit Ad Sexist?

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

During a commute, you're likely going to see things you probably didn't want to see, and we've accepted that. But when those things are ads, you start...

Kids In Surgey: Jokes And Stories In Operating Rooms Can Ease Kids' Fears Of Anesthesia

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

For children who need an operation, the idea of being put to sleep can be one of the most frightening parts of surgery, especially when they see that ...

Taste Canada: Canadian Celebrity Chefs Win 'Taste Canada' Awards For Cookbooks

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Some of Canada's celebrity chefs took top honours for their written work in Taste Canada's food writing awards Monday.Michael Smith, David R...

Workplace Gossip: Is All Gossip At The Office Bad Gossip?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Living

Psst...can you keep a secret? Turns out, most of us can't, and as soon as we have a chance to let it all out, we gossip — at least 80 per cent of...

Health Fears: 70% Of Ontarians Fear Cancer The Most, Poll Finds

Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Living

Halloween may be over, but Ontarians seem to fear some health issues all year round. According to a recent poll conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf ...

Fifty Shades Of Grey Baby Births: Windsor Hospital Sees Spike In Births, Attribute Book

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

A significant spike in baby births at a hospital in Windsor, Ontario, has been attributed to the book Fifty Shades of Grey, which has become a cul...

Canada Eating Habits: Canada's Thinnest Province Loves Dessert, Study Finds

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

The province with the biggest sweet tooth doesn't seem to have a problem fitting into their jeans. According to a new study by market research com...

Winnipeg Anti-Litter Campaign: Organization Offers Free Coffee For Throwing Out Trash

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Impact

WINNIPEG - Call it positive reinforcement. Or maybe bribery.A business group in downtown Winnipeg is giving free coffee to people spotted disposing of...

Hope Rising! Benefit Concert: Annie Lennox, Sarah McLachlan, Angelique Kidjo Headline Show

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Impact

TORONTO - It speaks to Canadian activist Stephen Lewis's influence that when he throws a benefit concert, A-listers gladly join him on stage.Last year...

Canada Holiday Shopping: Canadians Expected To Spend 15% More This Season, Survey Finds

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A BMO holiday outlook suggests Canadians' spending spirits have improved this season, with the bank projecting an average 15 per cent jump i...

Butt Exercise: The Best Exercises For Toning Your Butt, Thighs And Hips

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

Chances are, you're sitting all day at a desk — and wondering if all your meals are going straight to your thighs and butt. But contrary to the...

Breastfeeding Baby Doll: 'Breast Milk Baby' Doll Creates Controversy

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - We've got dolls that wet, crawl and talk. We've got dolls with perfect hourglass figures. We've got dolls with swagger. And we've got...

College Hookups: Are Hookups Replacing Romantic Relationships For First-Year Students?

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

For parents who think college and university is full of wild parties, all-nighters and hooking up — they can officially scratch that last one off th...

Walmart Virtual Pop-Up Toy Store: Canada's First And Newest Window Shopping Experience

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

Window shopping may have lost all meaning. Retail giant Walmart Canada and Mattel Canada has launched the country's first virtual toy shop, allowin...

Best Foods For Acne: 10 Foods That Prevent Pimples And Irritated Skin

Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Living

If you've always believed chocolate and oily foods cause acne, it's finally time to put that myth to rest. It's one of the biggest misconceptions ...

Sharing war experiences helps soldier deal with post-traumatic stress

Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Daniel Lafontaine's accounts of life in war-torn Bosnia send chills down the spines of his listeners.His first-hand account of life as a hos...

Holiday Fruitcake: Is 2012 The Revival Year For The Fruitcake?

Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Living

LONDON, Ont. - Christmas cake, more often called fruitcake in the U.S., gets a bad rap.At its best, it is rich, moist, filled with the intense flavour...