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3 ways to become more confident if you’re unable to speak up during work meetings Leading a meeting or presenting a deck are common workplace practices, but for some people, it is incredibly difficult to speak up at work. Dr. Laurie Helgoe, author of Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your...
Canada’s long-anticipated revised food guide was released Tuesday morning, and it has some big changes from previous guidance on healthy eating. As hinted at in public consultations and draft documents, the new guide does away with the four food groups and advice on the number of servings to eat each day – something even...
Cold and flu season is here, which means lots and lots of snot. If you’re sick and experiencing nasal congestion, it can be tempting to forcefully blow your nose to get rid of runny mucus. But according to experts, blowing your nose too hard could potentially do damage — both...
When 17-year-old Lee Yong-soo returned home to South Korea in 1945 after years as a child sex slave for Japanese troops, her family, having given her up for dead, thought she was a ghost. “When I returned, I had a deep wound,” Lee told Reuters, holding a black and white...
Being in a relationship isn’t always better than being single. Here are some reasons why it’s better to stay single sometimes. Article originally posted by globalnews.
 According to Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck, most fortified plant-based milks contain around the same amount of calcium as cow’s milk, but not the protein. Article originally posted by globalnews.
Many people credit coffee with kick-starting their days. Whether you down a mug with breakfast or grab a cup on your way to work, caffeine helps wake us up and keep us alert. But what happens when you skip your morning cup of joe? According to experts, you might feel less than...
Losing a loved one at any age is difficult, but explaining death to children can be particularly hard — especially if you are dealing with the loss yourself. “A lot of adults feel unequipped or ill-prepared to support children,” Fardous Hosseiny, the national director of research and public policy at...
It’s a foot condition that starts off with heel pain, and experts say it’s quite common. Jamie Mandlsohn, a chiropodist at the Toronto Foot Clinic, described the condition in question, plantar fasciitis, as the inflammation of the planter fascia, a band of tissue that stretches from the heel to the middle foot...
We’ve all heard the one about the woman who died from Leptospirosis, which she allegedly contracted from drinking out of an aluminum can that was contaminated with dried rat urine. It’s myth, of course, but that doesn’t mean drinking out of a can doesn’t come with some concerns. There’s the fact that...

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