Category Archives: Health and wellness

Tech companies are proposing Canada use phone apps to track spread of coronavirus

One suggested app is being used in Singapore and uses bluetooth vs GPS. They feel confident in it and other measures they taking to leave schools, restaurants and other services open. 5 million people, 1000 confirmed cases and 3 deaths. … Continue reading

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Options for exercise, museums and food packs during COVID-19

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Will fear or rational thinking dominate as the COVID-19 virus outbreak plays out?

CTV news Mar 15 2020 — Comments I noticed last week in at least Winnipeg that panic buying started at Costco, Walmart and Superstore. Safeway, Coop and Sobeys were less affected initially. Not sure if demographics may have had something … Continue reading

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One cup of milk per day associated with up to 50 per cent increase in breast cancer risk: study

New evidence suggests that women who drink as little as one cup of dairy milk per day could increase their risk of developing breast cancer by up to 50 per cent. (Efired/shutterstock.com) HEALTH | News Nicole BogartCTVNews.ca Writer @nlynnbogart Contact … Continue reading

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Environmental cost of cryptocurrency mines

Monetary price of health and air quality impacts Computer screen listing cryptocurrencies (stock image). Credit: © Colin Cramm / Adobe Stock https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191113092600.htm Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero — the names of digital-based ‘cryptocurrencies’ are being heard more and more frequently. … Continue reading

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The strange truth about the pill – BBC Future

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20180822-the-birth-control-pill-can-have-male-side-effects — Comments Looks like more research needed on birth control pills and the substantial changes they make to women’s brains. — Interesting. This makes me curious as to the the effect, if any, it has had on the LBGTQ … Continue reading

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Why this former ‘wine mom’ is calling out drinking culture

‘I was hiding my problem with alcohol in plain sight,’ said Ally Garber, who just marked a year of sobriety Ally Garber self-medicated with alcohol on and off for 20 years, but just celebrated one year of sobriety. (Ally Garber/Instagram) … Continue reading

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