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Malformed fruit is still edible

Unsightly, odd-shaped bumps on tomatoes often the result of cool weather during early growth

Choosing cheese easier when choices limited

Many years ago, when Chris and I lived in Toronto, a relative in the Maritimes asked a favour. A friend was visiting Canada from Poland and would dearly like to spend a few days in Canada's largest city.

Mercury clashes with oil in health appeal of fish

Omega-3 fatty acids and mercury, both found in fish, appear to have opposite affects on heart health, according to a northern European study.


Art of the Cocktail is a threeday journey into the art, craft and tradition of the cocktail.

Myasthenia gravis is a nerve-muscle disconnect

Dear Dr. Donohue: You probably have discussed this disease before, but it didn't apply then. I have been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis. I am a 79year-old woman in good health. How serious is this? Now it affects only my vision.

Softer light and music help reduce diners' calories

Just as music and lighting can influence what shoppers buy, toning down the tunes and dimming the lights in a fast food restaurant can help diners enjoy their meal more and eat less, according to a U.S. study.
All eyes on retro

All eyes on retro

Fall sunglasses look back to classic styles of the 1920s, '50s and '80s
Return to school can trigger anxiety

Return to school can trigger anxiety

Communication can help quell children's fears

Moon finds life on web

Canadian label to launch online store Sept. 15
Is your pet left-pawed?

Is your pet left-pawed?

Seems some animals really do favour one side over the other, vets say
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