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We can't cure heart disease or diabetes. But we can help prevent or delay them and other chronic illnesses in one vital way -- with a healthier diet. Easier said than done, of course. Most of us consume far too much sugar, saturated fats and salt, largely through highly processed foods. Often without even knowing it.
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While midwives in modern hospitals fill birthing pools without a thought and benefit from stringent hygiene protocols, those in many areas of the developing world may start their day with a struggle to find enough water to clean floors and bedlinens, wash their hands and offer labouring women a drink.
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Trans people struggle with employment, basic medical care, accessing things like housing and even public washrooms. Look around. Most of the services offered are categorized by gender, so trans people face constant barriers using them.
Cause and effect. Action, reaction. Trump just couldn't keep his mouth shut - he just couldn't keep his stubby little thumbs away from Twitter - and he made things markedly worse for himself by threatening Mueller. Same thing happened with Comey.
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Without options to excel outside of the household, many girls are kept silent and their needs are left unaddressed. Unfortunately, gender and age make refugee girls vulnerable to unique and especially dangerous challenges. Some are forced into child marriage in an effort to escape starvation for themselves or their families, often with older men.
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I understand Lucy, because I've shared the same feelings about myself. When you have an eating disorder, the world can think you're perfect, but all you see are flaws. Let's not crucify her for it. Instead, let's use it as an opportunity to talk about how messed up the entertainment industry is.
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The Canadian Environmental Protection Act is Canada's most important environmental law. And yet, in the likely event that you are not an environmental lawyer, you have probably never heard of it.
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The goals of Canada's New Infrastructure Plan are not just to grow our infrastructure, but at the same time to harness new and emerging technologies to make it cleaner, greener and smarter. For the government's hallmark policy to date -- the Innovation Agenda -- we hear the consistent message that we need to support the people that innovate.
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Advance directives are legal documents that allow patients to spell out their wishes concerning end-of-life care. When medical decisions are required, the document helps to avoid confusion about one's true desires in case of ailing health or incapacity.
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When travelling, fine print is everywhere. From booking a flight to reserving a hotel room to signing for insurance, there are plenty of paragraphs of tiny text that few travellers take the time to read, let alone understand. But sometimes it can pay to know what's said in the little lines.
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SUP is the new rage and the fastest-growing watersport in the world. One reason for this is that learning to ride a paddleboard is a breeze -- almost anyone can do it 30 minutes after stepping on it. Another reason is that it allows for a lot of freedom. You are not restricted to the ocean and waves; the only limit is your imagination.
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Unfortunately, the season doesn't end happily for everyone. While the number of boating related fatalities has decreased over the last 10 years. According to Canadian Red Cross statistics, an average of 125 Canadians die each year while boating.
Have you ever hit rock bottom? Or maybe you feel like you're there right now? I've been there. I know that feeling. I know how hard it is to pull yourself out. I also know how orgasmically joyful...