Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 08/2012

Things That Lead To Sex: Twitter Offers Up Options For The Lovelorn

Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Living

Little known fact: August marks Romance Awareness Month, according to dating sites like Zoosk.com and Match.com. Yes, despite February holding the rei...

Technology At The Olympics: What Are The Athletes' Sci-Fi Tech Advantages?

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Living

The Olympics showcase the height of athletic prowess, so it only makes sense that they would also show off just how impressive technology can get when...

Canada Cancer Drugs: Wait Times For Drugs In Canada Exceed U.S., Europe

Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Living

Canadians seeking new cancer drugs have a longer wait time than those in the United States or Europe, a new report from the Fraser Institute revealed ...

Foreskin Pride March: 'Intactivists' To Protest Circumcision Practice In Vancouver This Weekend

Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada British Columbia

In a march taking place in Vancouver this weekend, people who believe forced circumcision on both male and female newborns is wrong -- known as 'intac...

Olympic Couples: Canadian Trampolinists Karen Cockburn And Mathieu Turgeon

Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada Living

Canadian Olympic trampolinists Karen Cockburn and Mathieu Turgeon bounced into each other's lives when they were tweens training at Skyriders Tram...

Weight Training May Reduce Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Living

Weight training may be able to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. In a study done by Harvard School of Public Heal...

Sleep For Kids Before School: The Importance Of Getting Back To Routine

Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - When her 12-year-old son returned from overnight camp earlier this summer, Ariana Birnbaum didn't wait long to re-establish his sleep schedu...

Newsweek's Best Places To Eat: Magazine's Top Spots Leaves Out Many

Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Living

For Newsweek, it appears North America consists of only one country: The United States. In the magazine's most recent issue, featuring "101 Best Pl...

Back-To-School Sales: Spending Will Be Up This Year

Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - With the start of classes mere weeks away, the scramble to stock up on everything from laptops to shoes is on.But analysts predict that back...

Birth Photography, The Latest Trend In Really Social Media

Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Living

Hiring a professional photographer to take close-up shots of your baby being born is the latest trend to arise out of the digital revolution and socia...

Boxing Training Workout: What Kind Of At-Home Moves Make A Fighter?

Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Living

Clear away those dusty Tae Bo DVDs -- it's time for a real boxing workout. With women's boxing showcased at the Olympics for the first time ever th...

Toronto Fashion Week Sold: New Owners Mean Robin Kay's Exit From Event

Posted 08.09.2012 | Canada Style

Toronto Fashion Week, officially known as World MasterCard Fashion Week, has been taken over by global powerhouse IMG Fashion, it was announced this m...

What To Do In The Morning: The Best Ways To Start Your Day

Posted 08.09.2012 | Canada Living

Getting up in the morning isn't always an easy task -- late bedtimes, heavy dinners and a general desire to stay in bed all day can make the ring of t...

Own A Dog For The Weekend -- And Get Paid For It: Attention Getter

Posted 08.10.2012 | Canada Living

Think of it like online dating for dog owners -- only one of the owners is heading away on some fabulous vacation, and the person at the other end is ...

Happy Meals And Health: Kids Pick Healthier Choice When No Toy Provided

Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Children are far more likely to pick a healthier fast-food meal when promotional toys are offered only with those menu options and not with ...

Canadian Jean Jackets: What Do You Think Of The Closing Ceremony Style?

Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Style

We've all heard of the Canadian tuxedo, so it should have been no surprise to anyone that as the Canadian Olympic team entered the closing ceremony, t...

Declutter The Home: 5 Things You Have You Probably Don't Need

Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

Even if the state of your home is nowhere near "Hoarders"-cluttered, we often have a tendency to hold onto things longer than we need to. Perhaps we t...

Migraines And The Brain: Are Severe Headaches Hurting Your Brain?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

There's some relief, however slight, available for migraine sufferers -- a recent study has shown experiencing migraine headaches does not affect cogn...

Binge Drinking, Dieting Linked In Drunkorexia Study

Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

A Simon Fraser University study in British Columbia is warning calorie-conscious young people, worried about gaining weight from binge drinking, not t...

Happy Left-Handers Day! August 13th Celebrates The Southpaw

Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

It's the ultimate in life challenges: Facing each day as a left-handed person when the majority of the world gets to use their right. But on August 13...

Jane Fonda's Sex Talk: Actress, Activist's New Book Helps Talk To Kids About Sex

Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - After releasing a book last year that explored sexuality at an older age, Jane Fonda says she's just about finished penning new material gea...

Ryan Gosling Colouring Book: Hey Girl, Want To Colour Outside The Lines?

Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Living

A new colouring in book on Ryan Gosling is becoming a sensation. Called Colour Me Good Ryan Gosling, it's apparently been flying off the shelv...

New High School Classes: Ideas For Classes We Wish We'd Had

Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Living

There are certain life skills you just don't learn in school -- and lately, we've been wondering why not. After all, while math abilities and history ...

Couples Therapy For PTSD: Talk Therapy Could Help, Says Study

Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new Canadian study suggests talk therapy involving couples can make a big difference in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder or...

Tips For Freshmen: Twitter's Advice From Teens Inspires, Intimidates

Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Living

When it comes to Twitter trends, teens can always be relied upon to jump on board -- so when one of those trends actually draws from their personal li...