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Save Your Life by Ditching Trans Fats

  According to a fresh study, Trans Fat Ban saved lives in New York City.   What are trans fats? Trans fats are found in oils that are used for baking cookies, microwave popcorn, crackers and for frying fast food.…
Best Healthy Carbs to Eat More Than Usual

People generally think it’s bad to eat carbs, but this is not true. More often than not, we fall prey to a binary way of thinking, classifying foods into good or bad. However, this is a more complex issue than…
Robin Hood Flour Recall Goes Canada Wide

The extensive Robin Hood flour recall due to E. coli contamination in western Canada has been extended to all of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Tuesday. At least one person became ill after eating flour contaminated with the…
Cyborgs in the Workplace: What a Small Chip can do

What is possible with a chip the size of a grain of rice? If the Swedish firm Epicenter is any indication, then it can turn normal people into cyborgs. Although not able to some of the more amazing feats usually…
A new cause of female infertility

A defect in the choreography of sharing chromosomes in eggs during cell division would be one of the causes of female infertility related to age, say researchers in Quebec. Researcher Greg FitzHarris and his colleagues at the Center Hospitalier de…
Canadian Babies Cry More Than Infants In Other Countries

Not all babies in industrialized countries are equal when it comes to crying. A British team was interested in the crying of newborns, often related to post-natal colic. British, Canadian and Italian babies cry more than others. This was revealed…