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How Do You Stop Those Hiccups?

So what are hiccups anyway? Hiccups occur when your diaphragm spasms or contracts, briefly closing your vocal cords and making the signature hiccup noise, according to Mayo Clinic. Anything from overeating or drinking carbonated beverages to swallowing air while chewing

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Jennifer Garner Honoured By ‘People’

Jennifer Garner is being held out as the epitome of beauty in Hollywood. The actress has been named the cover person for this year’s “The Beautiful Issue” of People magazine. Inside the magazine, due out Friday, there’s a cover story

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Prince’s Unfinished Memoirs In Stores This Fall

We’ll soon get to see the book Prince was working on when he died. Random House says `The Beautiful Ones’ will contain an unfinished manuscript the musician was working on just weeks before he died in 2016. Along with the

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Fire Safety In The Kitchen

The County of Brant Fire Department is reminding us all to be careful with our cooking. Doug Kellam, Fire Prevention Officer, says that, in Ontario, cooking fires are the number one cause of residential fires. “Most of these fires start

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Henry Winkler Co-Authors New Book Series For Tweens

Actor Henry Winkler has signed a three-book deal to write a middle-grade series about an alien who lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen sensation. The first book in the “Alien Superstar” series by Winkler – and co-author Lin Oliver

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Madonna Soon To Drop New Music

Madonna credits Portugal for influencing her new album, “Madame X.” She says in a new statement that she has lived in Lisbon for the past several years and, in her words, “I found my tribe there.” She sings in English,

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Carly Simon Pens Book About Her Friend Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Carly Simon is writing a book about her friend, who happened to have been Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux says Simon’s memoir, “Touched By The Sun,” will be released Oct. 22nd. Simon says in a statement Onassis

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Toronto Surgeons Give Update on Historic ‘Paired Living Liver Transplant’ Patients

The transplant program at the University Health Network in Toronto is now feeling relieved enough about the recovery of all patients involved to boast a bit about what’s believed to be North America’s first paired living liver donation. A 38-year-old

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This Pooch Is A Survivor

A dog is safely back on land after it was found swimming 220-kilometres from shore by workers on an oil rig in the Gulf of Thailand. A worker on the Chevron Thailand Exploration rig says the dog was spotted last

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Much Loved Character Actor Georgia Engel Dead at 70

An actress who starred in big roles playing a character with a tiny voice has passed away. A close friend says Georgia Engel died this past Friday in Princeton, New Jersey. She was 70. No cause of death has been

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Car Deemed Just Too Shiny

There’s nothing like the look of a really nicely waxed car. But is it possible for a car to be TOO shiny? Authorities in Germany say in this case, the answer is “yes”. A Hamburg newspaper says a driver was

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Joan Collins Talks About Weekend Fire

Actress Joan Collins has thanked fire crews in Britain for their quick response after a weekend fire erupted in her London apartment. The 85-year-old star of the 1980’s American prime-time soap “Dynasty” shared videos on social media of a charred

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Habits Of Folks Who Are Never Stressed

They prioritize sleep, eating right, and exercise: One of my clients is a 60-year-old executive who has a simple recipe for a successful day, ‘Make your biggest meal breakfast, then taper down the rest of the day. Exercise every morning,

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Wonder Who These Flowers Are From…

A Kentucky woman recovering in hospital after a car crash says she doesn’t know how her favourite singer found out about her injuries, but she is incredibly grateful for the flowers and handwritten note sent by Taylor Swift. Lindsey Sizemore

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Here We Have It: The Purrfect Music For Cat Naps

Talk about a pet project. The Philadelphia Orchestra’s music director has curated a playlist for animals, which is being piped into the shelter at the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Yannick Nezet-Seguin says he was inspired

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