Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 11/2011

Kids And Colds: Time Better Treatment Than Meds, Doctors Say

Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

TORONTO - With cold and flu season starting, parents of young children can expect to face plenty of runny noses, bleary eyes and persistent coughs ove...

Cancer Now Leading Cause Of Death In Canada: StatsCan

Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - A new report says cancer and heart disease were responsible for just over half of Canada's 238,617 deaths in 2008.And Statistics Canada repor...

Is Alcohol Good Or Bad For Your Health?

Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Living

A dizzying array of research suggests alcohol can have both good and bad effects, but making sense of such studies all comes down to who y...

Top Toys For Christmas From The Experts

Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Living

November marks the start of the official holiday shopping season, and as much as people may groan about it starting too soon, they also appreciate all...

Camp Chimo Scandal: Teen Campers Pole-Danced, Licked Porta-Potty Walls For Ice Cream

Posted 11.04.2011 | Canada Living

A summer camp north of Toronto has been accused of having children play games involving inappropriate acts in order to get treats, the Toronto Star re...

Weight Loss And Love: Is Shedding Pounds A Good Idea In A Relationship?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada Living

We've all read the articles and heard the tales -- when people fall in love and settle in with a partner, they tend to gain weight. So what happens...

Songs For Kids: Canadian Tunes Every Tot Should Be Humming

Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Living

Your kids may be well-versed in Justin Bieber and Drake, but what about Neil Young, Rush and Bryan Adams? Help them expand their music collection with...

Remembrance Day Poppies: What Are The Rules To Honour Vets?

Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Living

The red poppies dotting Canadians' lapels since the beginning of November are a familiar and respectful sight nationwide. But that doesn't mean that t...

Holiday Coffee Drinks: How Many Laps Around The Mall Can A Latte Get You?

Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Living

Around this time of year, the perfect storm forms at your neighbourhood multi-national coffee shop. The temperatures dip, the need for caffeine increa...

Uncovering Your Family's Military Roots

Posted 11.10.2011 | Canada Living

Researching a family's military history used to be a real challenge, but as more and more paper archives go digital and are transferred to...

The Best Toys For Kids: Picking Right This Holiday Season

Posted 11.10.2011 | Canada Living

If you're in the toy business, then this time of year is like, well, Christmas to you. After all, there's no other point in any 12-month period when e...

13 Songs That Will Ring On Remembrance Day

Posted 11.11.2011 | Canada Living

Dominion Carilloneur Andrea McCrady has shared a list of the music she's preparing to play before and after the Remembrance Day ceremonies...

Cholesterol Testing For Kids Suggested To Prevent Heart Disease

Posted 11.11.2011 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - Every child in the United States should be tested for high cholesterol between ages nine and 11 so steps can be taken to prevent heart disea...

Safe Birth Control: Women Need To Look For Answers

Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Living

The Pill may have celebrated its 50th birthday last year, but it's not entering middle age without controversy. After all, when women weigh their birt...

Evelyn Lauder, Creator Of The Breast Cancer Ribbon, Dead At 75

Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Evelyn Lauder, a member of the Estee Lauder cosmetics family who helped create the pink ribbon symbol for breast cancer awareness, ha...

Viral Videos For Christmas: Five Years of Classics

Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada Living

Thanks to YouTube, with each passing year we've found better and funnier ways to celebrate the holidays. Some moments come from the brilliant minds at...

Twitter Account Outs Bad Drivers

Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living

Texting or applying makeup while driving? Your photo may end up on Twitter. A Halifax man created an account called @hfx_driv...

World's Best Restaurants: Mapping Out The Greatest Meals

Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living

Earlier this year (and for the second year in a row) Copenhagen's Noma took top honors as the world’s best restaurant....

Early-Onset Dementia In Parents: New Site To Help Teens Cope

Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living

TORONTO - When June Shin's husband was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in late 2006, she could find no resources to help her three young children ...

BodyWave Mind-Reading Technology Helps Users Understand Brain Activity, Concentration

Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Living

One Canadian company has stepped into the future a little faster than the rest of us. In the November 14 issue of Time, an employee at Ontario Powe...

CooperVision Recalls More Contact Lenses

Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Living

Contact lens maker CooperVision is expanding its recall of the encore 100 brand lenses. The company announced Wednesday it is recalling certain lot...

Sexiest Man Alive: Gosling Vs. Cooper

Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Style

10 scientific reasons why Ryan Gosling is sexier than Bradley Cooper:...

Holiday Food Calendar Takes Stress Out Of The Season

Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Living

Timing is everything, it is said, and that particular adage couldn't ring truer than when you're staring down the calendar at six weeks filled with ho...

The Scars Beneath The Pink Ribbon

Posted 11.18.2011 | Canada Living

When fashion photographer, David Jay discovered that one of his regular subjects was diagnosed with breast cancer at the young age of 32, he immediate...

Green Gift Guide: Holiday Earth-Savers For Everyone On Your List

Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada Living

Want to give the people on your gift list something that's on the greener side this year? You can feel good about wrapping up (in recycled paper or re...