Entries by Rebecca Zamon from 11/2012

Brain Food: How What You Eat Directly Affects How You Think

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

We might be striving for physical perfection when we put healthy meals on our plates, but it's possible we've been focusing on the wrong organs all al...

Nova Scotia Girl, 4, Will Get Her Wheelchair

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Impact

A four-year-old girl in Nova Scotia with cerebral palsy will be getting a wheelchair following a passionate plea from her dad. Nova Scoti...

Greenest Companies Canada: Newsweek Runs Down The Most Environmentally Friendly Companies

Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Living

What does it take to be a green company in 2012? If you're Canadian, it apparently means you're in the telecommunication or financial business, wi...

Too Early For Christmas Music? Shoppers Drug Mart Suspends Holiday Music

Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Living

The calendar page has been flipped to November, and before you know it, the strains of "Jingle Bells" are following you through the grocery aisle. But...

Wedding Cold Feet: What If Those Nerves Before Marriage Aren't Just In Your Head?

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

It is so rare that Hollywood manages to accurately portray real life — but apparently, every scene you've ever watched of the bride or groom having ...

10 Common Nutrition Mistakes You Can Stop Making

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

After getting your workout in order, the next thing most people will start to do is take a look at their diet. Diet and workouts go hand in han...

Holiday Baking Recipe: One Recipe To Make A Variety Of Treats

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Making one recipe several ways is a trick that cake expert Yolanda Gampp uses for her holiday baking.Gampp, a co-host on "SugarStars" (Food ...

Bad Medicine: How To Take Medicine That Tastes Gross

Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Living

Cough, cough. Sniffle, snort. We all know it's coming — that dreaded season between now, and oh, March when at least one person in the office has fa...

Anita Stewart Food Laureate: University of Guelph Appoints Culinary Activist Its 'Food Ambassador'

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

GUELPH, Ont. - An expert on food and Canadian cuisine has been appointed as the first food laureate at the University of Guelph.Anita Stewart, who fou...

All-In-One Shopping: How To Do All Of Your Holiday Shopping In One Day

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

The tinsel and lights out on display and the carols are being played over and over. Yes, it’s that time of year again and you’re determined to mak...

Exercising 10 Minutes A Day Can Boost Life Expectancy

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

Even as little as 75 minutes a week of physical activity can extend your life by nearly two years, according to U.S. researchers who found some benefi...

Sleep Problems: 10 Health Conditions That Disrupt Sleep

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

By Jan Sheehan; Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Having problems going to sleep or staying asleep? A health condition could be ...

Mobile Dentist Toronto: Toronto Launches Mobile Clinic For Free Dental Care

Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A dentist on wheels cruising down neighbourhood streets might not be quite as popular a sight with kids as the ice cream truck, but official...

Hotel Room Tests Uncover High Levels Of Contamination

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Travel

A CBC Marketplace investigation has uncovered potentially dangerous levels of filth and contamination in hotel rooms across the country. ...

Remembrance Day Opt Out: Schools Allow Students Choice Of Attending Remembrance Day Service

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

UPDATE: This story has been updated to reflect Alberta Premier Alison Redford's response to the incident. Remembrance Day services will be held in ...

Generic Drugs Health: Does It Make A Difference If It's Generic Or Not?

Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

With the news released today about a generic option for Viagra to soon be offered in Canada, many people are wondering the same thing — what differe...

Remembrance Day Ceremonies: Growing Interest In Attending Ceremonies By Canadians

Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Impact

TORONTO, ONTARIO, - Canadians have never shied away from honouring Remembrance Day, but a new poll suggests there's growing interest in paying tribute...

Hanukkah Recipes: Chocolate-Dipped Pretzels For Hanukkah

Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Living

For probably no reason beyond proximity on the calendar, Hanukkah and Christmas tend to get lumped together. Traditionally, the holidays actually have...

11 Questions For Greta Hodgkinson

Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Living

A principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada, Greta Hodgkinson, 39, was born in Providence, Rhode Island and started studying at the National...

Road Rage Behaviour: Are You Guilty Of Getting Road Rage Behind The Wheel?

Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada Living

What is it about getting behind the wheel of a car that brings out those feelings of hatred and anger? At least, that's the case for approximately ...

Pet Travel: How To Take Your Pet With You During The Holidays

Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Travel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Travelling with a pet isn't easy, since there are more rules than destinations. Kelly E. Carter, president of thejetsetpets.com ...

Hillary Clinton Favourite TV Show: Canadian Decor Show Beloved By Secretary Of State

Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Living

For all those wondering what Hillary Rodham Clinton might do come January when she steps down from her post as U.S. Secretary of State, she had her an...

2013 Milk Calendar: Recipes From Across Canada Show Homegrown Best

Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Canada's local foods are the stars of next year's Milk Calendar.To encourage people to cook at home from scratch using fresh seasonal ingred...

Women Of Influence Canada: Magazine Lists The Top 25 Women In The Country

Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Living

How does one even start to find the best and the brightest women in an entire country? Various publications develop their own criteria for pulling ...

Best Mugs: Find The Perfect Mug For Everyone On Your Holiday List

Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Living

Hot drink lovers know the importance of a truly great mug — the kind that allows for the perfect amount of liquid, the right temperature, and yes, o...