Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 10/2012

Canadian Figure Skating Legend Barbara Ann Scott Dies

Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Living

Barbara Ann Scott, still the only Canadian to win an individual gold medal in Olympic figure skating, died Sunday. She was 84. 'Canada's ...

Anthony Bourdain Vs. Maclean's: Star Chef Defends Montreal Restaurants' Omission From 'Best Of' List

Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Living

Chef Anthony Bourdain has made no secret of his love for Montreal's culinary scene. After filming an episode of his Travel Channel show "The Layover" ...

7 Ways To Reduce Household Food Waste

Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Living

Poor meal planning and a susceptibility to buying in bulk are among the reasons Canadians end up dumping so much edible food in their garbage. ...

New Food Products 2013: Top 10 Most Innovative Products For 2013 Named By Grocery Innovations Canada

Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Will Canadians be dipping their bread in or dressing their salads with coconut vinegar next year?The food item was named among the top 10 Mo...

Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Classic Recipe For The Thanksgiving Dessert

Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living

When you are all set to make your pumpkin pie for this year’s Thanksgiving feast, why not start from scratch with your own homemade pumpkin puree? S...

Depression Treatment: The Worst -- And Best -- Ways To Treat Depression

Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH; Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Have you ever tried to eat, sleep, or drink your blues away? Booze, ...

Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Turkey Soup Tastes Delicious The Next Day

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Living

There are numerous ways to cook with leftover Thanksgiving turkey and rice, but this recipe is by far one of the best as it is a complete meal, with v...

Canada University Rankings: Canadian Schools Fall In Times Higher Education Ranking

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Living

Less than a month after gaining their highest ever status on the QS World University Rankings, Canadian post-secondary institutions were dealt the opp...

Breast Health: 10 Commonly Asked Questions About Boobs

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Living

For a part of the body that gets so much attention, breasts remain mysterious to so many people — even the ones who own them. During October, als...

Transgender Bathrooms Toronto: New Guidelines For Students, Teachers In Toronto Schools

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Impact

TORONTO - Transgender students in Toronto schools must be accommodated according to their own stated gender preference and do not need to produce offi...

Free Birth Control: New Study On Free Birth Control Shows Drastic Change In Abortions, Teen Birth Rate

Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Living

WASHINGTON - Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births, a large study concludes. The findings were eagerly antic...

Geena Davis On Women In Media: 'Don't Be An Actor'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada Living

"The ratio of male to female characters in movies has been the same since 1946, despite all the times the media has said, 'Well, now things are differ...

Thanksgiving From Celebs: The Stars (And Hockey Players) Come Out For Thanksgiving

Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Living

The stars — they're just like us! As families gathered around the dinner table (or restaurant table, or picnic table) this weekend to celebrate T...

Kaitlyn Terrana Sleeping Beauty: Ontario Teen Has Serious Sleeping Disorder

Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - There was nothing sweet about Kaitlyn Terrana's 16th birthday. And she has virtually no recollection of her last birthday, her 17th, either....

What Your Breath Reveals About Your Health

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Living

It's the ultimate noninvasive medical test: A growing number of health problems can be diagnosed by analyzing a patient's breath alone. The concept...

Pharmacists Flu Shots: Ontario Pharmacists Can Give Flu Shots, Renew Prescriptions

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Ontario government cleared the way Tuesday for pharmacists to renew most prescriptions and offer some services previously provided only ...

Medicine Ball Exercises: 5 Ways To Work The Equipment Into Your Routine

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Living

There's no question that gyms tend to have a lot of "stuff" in them — between cardio machines and group exercises classes, the sheer amount of fitne...

E. Coli Infection: Doctors Warn Of Long-Term Effects From E. Coli

Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canadians sickened by tainted beef from XL Foods should be tested annually over the next few years for lingering health problems that can be...

Mental Illness Impact Said To Be Bigger Than Cancer

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

The burden of mental illness and addictions is more than 1.5 times that of all cancers, a new report suggests. Wednesday's report, called ...

Where To Drink When: Oktoberfest, And Other Trips Dedicated To Drinking

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Travel

It can attract the most eclectic crowd. Bay Street men still in their suits clank plastic steins with university students while senior German men a...

Effects Of Alcohol: Is Alcohol Hurting You Or Helping You?

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

By Beth W. Orenstein; Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD A large number of studies have shown that moderate alcohol intake can lower the ...

Candy Corn Recipes: 9 Delicious Ways To Use The Halloween Treat

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

The official colours of Halloween may be orange and black, but for the purposes of this season, we're adding some yellow and white into the mix. Ca...

Stress From News: Bad News Stories Negatively Affect Women, Not Men

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - It's said that no news is good news. But what's the effect of bad news presented by the media?For women, exposure to negative news stories m...

Cancer Patient Refuses To Pay For Hospital Parking

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

A cancer patient in St. John's refused to pay his parking bill at the Health Sciences Centre Wednesday, and while he didn't get a ticket, he is hoping...

Mitch Albom On Time: The Author Speaks On "The Time Keeper," Not Using Email And What Teens Need

Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Living

For Mitch Albom, author of massive best-sellers "Tuesdays with Morrie" and "The Five People You Meet In Heaven," it was about time he looked at time. ...