Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 07/2012

Spanking Linked To Later Mental Disorders

Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada Living

Adults who were subjected to physical punishment such as spanking as children are more likely to experience mental disorders, say Canadian researchers...

How To Stop Sweating: Botox, Acupuncture Among Treatments

Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Whether it's stifling, humid conditions, vigorous exercise or plain old stress that's the trigger, trickles or torrents of sweat streaming f...

Bouquet Toss Fail: One Woman's Valiant Attempt To Catch The Bouquet (WATCH)

Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Living

LOL! The videographer at a wedding in Niagara Falls, Ont. caught the hilarious moment when one woman totally wiped out in her attempt to catch the...

How To Avoid Dehydration -- And Common Causes For Body's Lack Of Fluid

Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Living

As soon as you feel like you're thirsty, you're already dehydrated. So goes the accepted wisdom when it comes to necessary water intake in the body, b...

Things You Don't Need For Your Wedding: 12 'Must-Haves' To Stop Worrying About

Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Style

This one goes out to all the married-couples-to-be who are currently sweating the small stuff. With wedding season currently in full swing, it's easy ...

Bilingual Benefits: Is It Worth The Trouble Of Learning French Anymore?

Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living

This feature was produced by Véronique Herry-Saint-Onge, a student in Ryerson University's School of Journalism, in partnership with The Huffington P...

Not Available In Canada: Celebrate July 4th By Drooling Over U.S. Goodies

Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living

On July 4th, we can't think of a better way to celebrate America than listing all the things the country has that we, as Canadians, do not. And no, we...

Dog Poop For Science: University Of Calgary Wants Your Dog's Droppings

Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living

CALGARY - Animal researchers at the University of Calgary are embarking on some stinky science.They want dog owners in Calgary to scoop up their pets'...

Connor Ferguson, Transgender Prom Queen, Takes The Crown In Trenton

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Living

It's not many schools that can say they struck a blow against discrimination by naming its prom queen, but for Trenton High School in Ontario, their e...

Drug For C. Difficile: New Drug Approved And Deemed 'Promising'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Doctors struggling to cure patients with C. difficile diarrhea have a new weapon in their armoury.A new antibiotic specifically developed to...

Medical Tourism: Quebec Fairmont Partners With Radiology Clinic

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Travel

QUEBEC - The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel has partnered with a private radiology clinic in Quebec City to offer a "medical tourism package," cl...

Alexandre Despatie Head Injury: Return To Play Plan Works For Olympian

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Living

After weeks of deliberation following a concussion, athlete Alexandre Despatie has been deemed fit to dive for the Canadian team in this summer's Olym...

Best Gelato In The World: Vancouver Shop Takes Home Two Awards

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Living

VANCOUVER - Success is sweet for a Vancouver man who's won an award for creating the best gelato at an international competition in Florence, Italy.Ja...

Toronto Beer Festival 2012: 200 Brands Featured At Annual Summer Event

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Beer connoisseurs and thirsty drinkers will be able to find a world of options at Toronto's 18th beer festival, with a wide-ranging music li...

'Coolest Cop Ever' Plays Drums In The Woods: Campsite 'Bust' Turns Into Jam In Alberta (VIDEO)

Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada Living

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A new YouTube video shows a Mountie not just walking a beat — but rocking it.The video posted by a user who lives in Lethbridge ...

Royal Baby Predictions: Historians Make Call For 2013

Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Living

Researchers from Genesreunited.co.uk have made a prediction that will make Royal watchers very happy -- suggesting that a Royal baby will be born ...

Jennifer Garner's Baby Boy: Star Shows Off Baby Samuel (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Living

It's well-known among Hollywood circles -- and the tabloids -- that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are among the most dedicated of parents, spending ...

Food In Canada: Map Of Country Showcases Delights, Differences (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Living

Across the almost 10 million square kilometres of this fair country, food takes on different shapes and forms, depending on where you go. Yes, despite...

Crocheted Playgrounds: Artist Creates Magical Lands For Kids (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Living

There are few things that bring joy to a child's eyes the way a really awesome playground can -- so just imagine how they'd feel approaching a massive...

Calgary Stampede Food: Deep-Fried Options Go Up Against Healthy Choices

Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living

CALGARY - What in tarnation?Something alarming is invading the Calgary Stampede midway — known to some as Heart Attack Alley.The tempting culinary h...

Anthony Sedlak Dead: Food Network Chef Dead At 29

Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living

UPDATE: This story has been updated from its original version to reflect additional news. Chef Anthony Sedlak, known as the host of Food Network Ca...

Cycling And Sexual Health: How Biking Can Impact Your Sexual Well-Being

Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living

The many benefits of cycling have been expounded for years -- the cardiovascular exercise, the strengthening of muscles, the reduction in stress. But ...

Lunch Money: Canadians Wasting Money On Daily Lunches

Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new survey suggests more than half of Canadians head to a restaurant for lunch at least once a week — a habit that's costing many Canuck...

HPV Shot Offers 'Herd Immunity' To Unvaccinated

Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living

The human papillomavirus is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, but a new U.S. study shows the HPV vaccine appears to be protectin...

Quebec 'Best' Province To Abuse Animals, Report Says

Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living

Quebec has been put near the bottom of the Animal Legal Defence Fund's (ALDF) rankings of Canadian animal protection laws. It is the seco...