Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 06/2012

Marriage And Happiness: Does A Spouse Equal Lifelong Contentment?

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Living

A new study conducted by Michigan State University's Department of Psychology suggests that marriage prevents people from experiencing a decline i...

Fitness Trends In 2012: How To Get Moving This Summer

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Living

What is it about the impending summer season that compels so many people to get out and exercise? It could be the continual shedding of clothing layer...

Pop Drinking Trend Increasing For Kids

Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Living

Canadian boys who drink pop and other sweetened beverages are at higher risk for obesity and overall, the sugary drink pattern for kids is heading in ...

Donating Organs After Death: Could Bring Solace In Grief, Say Families

Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Living

On one side, there is joy: up to eight people and their families whose prayers for a life-saving or life-altering transplant have been answered. On th...

Loneliness Linked To Premature Death

Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Living

Social isolation may be associated with poor health consequences, including heart disease, researchers say. People with athe...

Travelling With Pets Safely: Quick Study (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Living

There's something absolutely adorable about seeing a car drive by you on the road with a dog's head hanging out the window, panting eagerly at the sig...

Heat Alert For Toronto As Temperatures Soar

Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada

The City of Toronto was put under a heat alert on Tuesday, as the mercury rose steadily to a high of 33 C by the late afternoon. But the ...

Graphic Anti-Smoking Images Now Mandatory On Canadian Packages

Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - Smoking rates have dropped dramatically in the last 10 years, with steep declines in the number of teenage smokers, Statistics Canada reporte...

Healthiest Meal Ever: Food Researchers Create World's Healthiest Meal

Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Living

Put away the broccoli, tuck that quinoa in the pantry, and don't even look at those apples -- scientists have come up with the healthiest meal in the ...

Cyndi Desjardins, Flesh-eating Disease Victim, Celebrates Life

Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Living

ALLISTON, Ont. - Imagine brushing your teeth, jumping into bed to sleep as usual, then waking up the next morning without arms or legs.That's what hap...

#AllHailSummer: Let's Get Summer 2012 Started Off Right

Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Living

Take out the sandals, dig out the swimsuits, and start searching for the nearest swimmable water -- summer has arrived in both date and weather at The...

Prince William 30th Birthday Inheritance: Prince Set To Inherit $15 Million

Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Living

It's hard to believe that Prince William turns 30 on Thursday (June 21st). For the last three decades, his life has played out in front of million...

Sodium-Reduced Diets Could Cut Health-Care Spending

Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Living

A report out of the University of Calgary suggests reducing sodium levels in food will save the health-care system billions of dollars. The report,...

Moderate Drinking In Pregnancy Not Cause For Alarm

Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Living

Light alcohol consumption in pregnancy doesn't seem to harm a child's brain development at age five, Danish researchers say, but their stu...

Exercise And Alcohol: 4 Ways It Hurts Your Fitness Goals

Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada Living
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Now, we like to have a cocktail, beer or glass of wine (or three!) as much as the next gal, but like we say time and time again, it's all about modera...

Working In Public: How Coffee Shops Inspire Creativity

Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Living

All those Macs you see upon entering any given coffee shop in North America aren't just helping the place look cooler -- they're also potentially gene...

Obese Man's Sons Being Put Up For Adoption

Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Living

Two sons of an obese Ottawa father who lost supervised visits in a court decision Wednesday will be put up for adoption. The man and his ...

Bird Flu Study: Controversial Paper Published, Notes How Disease Can Spread

Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Living

A controversial bird flu study, blocked from full publication for months because of biosecurity concerns, found that as few as five mutations might be...

Naked Zip Line For Charity In British Columbia (WATCH)

Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Living

We know people can go to extremes for charity -- but would you go naked across a zip line to raise funds for a cause you believed in? Eighty-four w...

6 Gross Food Ingredients You Didn't Know You Were Eating

Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Living

Pink slime is just the beginning…Reader’s Digest collected six more gross ingredients that might be in your next bite of food. Select gross exampl...

Summer Survival: A Wildlife Guide To Save Your Behind

Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Living

So many survival guides for summer focus on beating the heat, waxing the right regions and figuring out the perfect vacation -- but what about the rea...

Canada's Best Sandwich: Lemongrass Steak Banh Mi Wins ACE Contest

Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Talk about a slugger of a sandwich.Thuy Nguyen Crawford of Burlington, Ont., won ACE Bakery's "Canada's Best Sandwich Contest" Friday with a...

Calgary Zoo Tiger Cubs: Names For Male Cubs, Females Still Waiting

Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Living

CALGARY - Two of the Calgary Zoo's three tiger cubs born in the spring now have names.A contest was held to come up with monikers that would have a Ru...

Lindsay LipDub: Ontario Town Bands Together For World's Largest LipDub (WATCH)

Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada Living

What does a community look like when it comes together to sing about its greatness — and break a world record along the way? The Kawartha Lakes-regi...

Bear In Garage: Mama Bear Brings Cub To Safety (WATCH)

Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Living

A homeowner shot this extraordinary footage of a bear cub trapped in their garage. Luckily, Mama Bear -- or maybe it's Daddy Bear? -- comes to ...