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Beer bellies pose osteoporosis risk

Beer bellies pose osteoporosis risk

Stomach fat also linked with heart disease, Type 2 diabetes

Lighting up the town in Ladysmith

Santa Claus is rumoured to be paying an early visit to Ladysmith tonight to help the community kick off its month-long Festival of Lights.

Crack into ballet with seasonal hit

Dance Victoria presents Goh Ballet's Nutcracker When: Friday 7: 30 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. and 7: 30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.

Dickens Fair a community tradition in James Bay

Saturday's Dickens Fair in James Bay is one of the oldest fairs in Victoria. Organizers tout their fair as handmade, homemade and homegrown. The fair has been an annual community tradition since the 1970s.

How to give gifts to yourself, to others

Aside from being the season of goodwill toward all, Christmas can be terribly expensive. Not to worry. Help is here. We all know most of the cost is connected with Christmas presents. Everyone expects one. If you don't fork out, you're known as a Mr.

Non-smoker, 74, has emphysema

Dear doctors: I am 74 years old and recently was hospitalized with pneumonia. While there, I had X-rays and CT scans. I have never smoked, but I have been exposed to a lot of second-hand smoke. I have been diagnosed with asthma and emphysema.
O Canada - recipes from far and wide

O Canada - recipes from far and wide

Joyful and downright giddy. That's how friends, colleagues and culinary icons Elizabeth Baird and Rose Murray sounded in a lively conversation I had with them about Canadian cuisine.

Hot potatoes in skates and other uses for food

The flight of fancy left the ground as I was rinsing my curls. The label on the shampoo bottle declared that its prime content was "natural cucumber.

Ridding garden of ivy not an easy task

Stump-grinding, chainsaw, vinegar mix, limed soil among ways to weaken, remove plants

Go nuts with tenderloin and fruit

Nuts are a wonderful addition to both savoury and sweet dishes. Pork tenderloin with fruit and nuts is ideal for elegant entertaining.