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How Much Exercise Does It Take To Burn Off A Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

Skip the whipped cream. Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte is easily one of the most popular seasonal products out there. The only other items that come close are the McRib and the Shamrock Shake, but when’s the last time anyone made

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9 Surprising Factors You Didn’t Know Were Affecting Your Blood Pressure Reading

Are your blood pressure readings higher (or lower) than usual? This might be why. The way you sit Next time the nurse tells you to hop up on the exam table so they can take your blood pressure, don’t. “When

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8 Diseases You Didn’t Know You Could Spread to Your Dog

First off, don’t worry yourself sick about making your dog sick; it’s actually pretty rare, says veterinarian Jeff Werber, DVM, Mars Petcare Spokesperson VCA Century Veterinary Group. Some research suggests there’ve only been 56 documented cases of zooanthroponosis (diseases transmitted

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5 Scientific Tips for Getting Back to Sleep After You’ve Woken Up in the Middle of the Night

1. PUT THE CELLPHONE AWAY. When you’re trying to fall back to sleep in the middle of the night, one of the biggest obstacles in your way is light. This is especially true when it comes to that blue light

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Baths vs. Exercise

Lying In A Long Hot Bath Burns As Many Calories As A 30 Minute Walk Researchers from the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Loughborough in the United Kingdom have found that men who take

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Positive Sayings At Work

Feeling bored, distracted, homesick, or unfocused at work is human. Totally natural. But remaining in a slump is optional. Changing your mood isn’t necessarily easy, but there is always a way. Here are some phrases you can say to yourself

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Heat Warning For Sunday August 5th And Monday August 6th

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for this Civic Holiday long weekend which will include both the Sunday and the Monday having temperatures in the 30’s with Humidex values in the 40’s. It’s going to be warm and stick

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Sleeping In on Weekends May Help You Catch Up on Sleep After All

Weekend mornings are a precious time for nine-to-fivers. If you spend your weekdays staying up long past reasonable bedtime hours and waking up with the Sun, you may be tempted to sleep past noon every day off you get. Sleeping

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Epipen Shortage

If you are one of those individuals who have an allergy so severe that you could face serious health risks from a reaction, there is some news you need to be aware of. Pfizer Canada says its adult-dose EpiPen will

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Lunchtime Trivia For Monday July 30th

Our Lunchtime Trivia question for Today was all about being good for you which had many guessing it was about pets or working out. And you can’t blame them with a question like this; Doing this can lower your stress

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3 Ways to Tell Whether You Have Allergies or a Cold

It happens to everyone sooner or later. You’re either too congested to breathe or you have to plug your nose with tissues while sleeping to avoid dripping onto your pillow. It’s not serious enough to see a doctor, but you’re

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3 Cups Of Coffee Daily Could Improve Heart Function, Study Finds

The effects of beverages such as coffee and tea are widely studied but still not clearly understood. Recently, the decision to have coffee carry cancer warning labels was met with mixed responses from experts and the general public. Adding another

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Baking Burns Calories For You

There was a study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences which is good news for fans of baking who are also trying to watch their waistlines! It seems that some calculations for the calories found in

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5 Surprising Things That Could Be Triggering Your Headaches

A screaming kid, a looming deadline, a smelly car—all annoying, but also potential headache triggers. Check out this list to help figure out why your noggin is throbbing. Pickled, aged, smoked, or marinated foods Tyramine, a naturally occurring compound that

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Stoney Creek Restaurant Closed Over Salmonella Concerns

A Stoney Creek restaurant which claims to have Hamilton’s best tacos has been open and closed a few times this month over health and safety concerned. Ole Gourmet at 174 Hamilton Regional Rd 8 was first closed on May 17th

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