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Kids get leg up in life with lessons on mindfulness: University of B.C. study

CP | CP | January 26, 2015 | Canada Style
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VANCOUVER - Paying extra attention appears to have paid off for a group of Grade 4 and 5 students in Coquitlam, B.C., who participated in a mindfulness program.Researchers at the University of British Columbia found that the elementary students were better at regulating stress, more optimistic and helpful, better liked...

Coffee Could Help Save Your Skin From Cancer: Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Rebecca Zamon | January 26, 2015 | Canada Living
Drinking coffee can lower your risk for malignant melanoma, according to a new study from the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National Cancer Institute in the U.S. Spring-boarding on evidence that suggests coffee could protect against non-melanoma skin cancers, the researchers set out to learn whether it...

Twitter Is Upset That Miss Jamaica Didn't Win The Miss Universe Crown

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | January 26, 2015 | Canada Style
Not everyone is happy for the newly crowned Miss Universe. On Sunday, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega beat out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at the pageant in Miami, Florida. However, instead of the usual cheering, the audience...

Uniqlo In Canada: First Two Stores To Open In Toronto

CP | Daniel Tencer | January 26, 2015 | Canada Business
TORONTO - Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo will open its first two Canadian stores in Toronto next year.Uniqlo is owned by Fast Retailing Co., which designs, manufactures and sells clothing under several brands around the world.Uniqlo currently has 1,500 stores in 16 markets, including 39 in the United States.The Toronto stores...

The HTML500 Bootcamp Teaches Free Coding To Promote Digital Literacy

CP | Andree Lau | January 26, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
More than 2,500 people registered for the 500 spots.

Study suggests kids shouldn't have morphine for pain after tonsillectomies

CP | CP | January 26, 2015 | Canada Style
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TORONTO - Children who have had their tonsils removed because they have obstructive sleep apnea should be given ibuprofen not morphine for pain after the surgery, a new study suggests.The research suggests pain can be controlled effectively with a combination of acetaminophen and ibuprofen — sold under the brand names...

Writing A New Chapter: The Many Faces Of Modern Retirement

Huffington Post | January 25, 2015 | Canada Living
There is a strange misconception about how we see retirement, as if stopping work simply means that we retreat into our homes with knitting needles and reading glasses. But this isn’t exactly your parents’ retirement; the same people who are hanging up their gloves are the ones who are changing...

Patrick Chan Says He's Considering Another Olympics

CP | Maham Abedi | January 25, 2015 | Canada Living
KINGSTON, Ont. - Patrick Chan was a spectator at the Canadian championships this past week for the first time in his career, and noticed something funny from his vantage point in the stands at the Rogers K-Rock Centre.People were talking during performances. Or tapping away on their cellphones.The 24-year-old from...

When Like Doesn't Mean Like: Experts Say There's Nuance To Facebook Behaviour

CP | Mohamed Omar | January 25, 2015 | Canada Living
A Like shouldn't always be taken literally, say tech experts, who are closely watching the case of 13 Dalhousie University students suspended for their actions on Facebook.The case is interesting for many reasons, including the fact that it exposes how users often don't appreciate that nothing is truly private online,...

World Health Organization mulls reforms after bungling Ebola; experts say reputation at stake

CP | CP | January 25, 2015 | Canada Style
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GENEVA - The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.On Sunday, WHO's executive board planned to discuss proposals that could radically transform the United Nations health agency in response to...

Eugenie Bouchard Is In The Quarter-Finals At The Australian Open

CP | Rebecca Zamon | January 26, 2015 | Canada Living
MELBOURNE, Australia - Canadian Eugenie Bouchard had to work hard on Sunday after an easy opening set to become the first woman into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 defeat of Irina-Camelia Begu.The seventh-seeded Bouchard, who raced through the opening set in 29 minutes, ended...

Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes current and expected lower gas, diesel prices

CP | CP | January 24, 2015 | Canada Style
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WICHITA, Kan. - The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers."Every movement we make in farming takes fuel," Kansas cattle rancher and hay grower Randy Cree said.Livestock...

Taconite Yacht, Built For William E. Boeing, For Sale (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | January 24, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
A luxury yacht originally built for the founder of Boeing Aircraft is now being sold in Vancouver.

The Best Foods For A Flat Stomach | Joy D'Souza | January 23, 2015 | Canada Living
You've upped your fitness but for some reason you just can't seem to shake that extra belly fat. Even with exercise, losing weight is hard if you aren't eating right. Sugar and carbs hide in your favourite foods and lead to weight gain but simple swaps can help you trim...

Disgraced Galliano missing from Maison Margiela, with Paris reeling from anti-Semitic attack

CP | CP | January 23, 2015 | Canada Style
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PARIS - Friday's Paris fashion shows seemed less about who attended — like F1 racer Lewis Hamilton at Givenchy or singer Bryan Ferry at Berluti — as who did not attend.John Galliano, fashion's former persona non-grata, was notably absent from the menswear collection at Maison Margiela where he has now...

What Are The Benefits Of Manuka Honey?

Rebecca Zamon | January 23, 2015 | Canada Living
Nutritionists have been telling us to avoid processed foods and sugar, so it's no surprise that ingredients from different parts of the world are taking up space in our pantry to replace them. Manuka honey, which comes from New Zealand, is one of those superfoods that claims to help a...

Mushroom Beer Is Now A Thing

Joy D'Souza | January 23, 2015 | Canada Living
Flavoured beers take up more space on store shelves than ever, but this is one ingredient we never expected to see. Several adventurous brewers are now experimenting with mushrooms in their booze, lending a meaty, umami taste to a drink usually flavoured with fruit. The fungus is added to the...

Waiter Slices A Full Steak In Just 10 Seconds

Joy D'Souza | January 23, 2015 | Canada Living
When someone invites you to dinner and a show you it's safe to assume two separate events unless you're headed to Picanharia do Gaucho barbecue restaurant in São Paulo, Brazil. To diner's delight, a waiter expertly slices a full steak while table side in just 10 seconds. Armed with two...

Charlotte McKinney, 'Next Kate Upton,' Appears In Carl's Jr. Super Bowl Ad

Jesse Ferreras | January 23, 2015 | Canada Style
A model who's been touted as the "next Kate Upton" appears in a steamy new Carl's Jr. Super Bowl commercial, um, just like, Kate Upton did. Charlotte McKinney is the face of the fast food chain's new ad, titled "Au Naturel," in...

Surrey, B.C. Named One Of World's Top 7 Intelligent Communities

Sara Harowitz | January 23, 2015 | Canada British Columbia
A Metro Vancouver city that is constantly battling an image problem received an ego boost this week when it was named one of the world's most intelligent communities.
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