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How to exercise in the fresh air while p...

How to exercise in the fresh air while protecting your skin from the sun

A WORKOUT in the fresh air is a boon for your health. Not only will it boost your fitness and body image, but benefit your mental wellbeing too. A recent survey of body+soul readers by OPSM found that three quarters of you exercise outside every week. Outdoor exercisers had stronger feelings of... read more »

Meet Bianca Rinehart, who loves to blow ...

Meet Bianca Rinehart, who loves to blow stuff up

MEET Bianca Hope Rinehart, the daughter of the world’s richest woman. Despite being famously media shy, Rinehart has posed in designer gowns for the December issue of Vogue Australia (out Friday) in the wide red land where her family made their mining fortune – the Pilbara. Alongside two of... read more »

Jury out on organic food

Jury out on organic food

THE debate over whether organic food is better for our health keeps raging on as the conclusion of four decades of studies seems far from clear. The controversy was back in the news last month when a large-scale study by researchers from Stanford University found organic foods no more nutritious... read more »

How to handle the aftermath of infidelit...

How to handle the aftermath of infidelity

DAVID and Gwen perched at opposite ends of the couch the first time they came to my office. As soon as they sat down, David started talking about Gwen’s affair with her co-worker. He fluctuated between outrage and grief as he described his feelings since learning that his wife of two years... read more »

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What is the best time of day to run?

Will running in the morning provide any extra benefits compared to training at any other time of day? Blackmores’ Online Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Coach Andrew Cate weighs up the pros and... read more »

Dr Michael Gelb shares his tips for a healthy mind

MENS sana in corpore sano” is a Latin phrase coined 2500 years ago by Socratic priests. But its meaning (a sound mind in a healthy body) is... read more »

Fancy hot dogs are coming to Toronto in a big way

Pizza Hut will be stuffing its crusts with wieners for the next six weeks and just last Tuesday this city’s latest stab at a gourmet hot dog joint opened on... read more »

Loblaw cuts 700 Toronto head office jobs

The decision by Loblaw Companies Limited to chop 700 jobs from the payroll in administration and at head office in Brampton on Tuesday was met with mixed... read more »

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart—the Best of Their ...

Did anyone really think Robsten wouldn’t survive a little cheating scandal? Of course not. Since word of their much-anticipated reconciliation broke this... read more »

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Why so many Australians are heading for the gym

WORKING up a sweat at the gym is the second most popular fitness activity for Australians – behind walking – a report suggests. The latest snapshot into the fitness industry, the... read more »

Dance walking trend hits Toronto

Balancing her boom box on her shoulder, Susan Shapiro leads our dance walk group of 24 brave souls down St. Clair Ave. W. on a hot, lazy Sunday... read more »

Five fall superfoods

Fall is the perfect time to punch up your diet. The harvest season offers a bumper crop of delicious local produce, much of which is nutritionally dense, high... read more »

Syria Envoy Brahimi Warns Conflict Could Spread

CAIRO — The U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria said Wednesday that Syria’s civil war could spread across Middle Eastern borders into an... read more »

Lance Armstrong steps down as head of foundation, gets ...

In his first acknowledgment that his personal brand has been damaged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s voluminous account of what it characterized as... read more »

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Breast cancer survivors bare it all

For women facing breast cancer, there is nothing like talking with those who have walked the path before them. On Wednesday, that sharing will be taken to a new level. After medical... read more »

Canadians among finalists for YouTube’s Next EDU Guru contest for educational videos

When Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown were completing their biological science degree, they tried desperately to convince their “less nerdy” friends at the University of Guelph that... read more »

Market vendors at a stall in Hebron Old City

Stifled West Bank economy drains Palestinians’ hopes

Passers-by linger in front of the window displays on a main shopping street in central Hebron but seem reluctant to enter the stores. In the old market, vendors call out their wares but are... read more »

A section of the printing plant run by the communists in Northern China. Photographs of Stalin and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt are seen on the walls. Mao Tse Tung rules the area with an iron fist and as a consequence the area is in fact a state within a state.

Fear and loneliness in China

What kind of society will China’s new leaders inherit? China has developed at unimaginable pace, lifting millions out of poverty. But as part of a series of viewpoints on challenges... read more »

A Russian Parkour athlete performs a back-flip

Why Russia’s Orthodox Church is teaching teenagers Parkour

The Russian Orthodox Church has come under fire following recent stories about church officials being involved in drink-driving and road rage attacks. But it also provides valuable public services... read more »