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Exercise to ease menstrual cramps

by Sonia Chartier, on 25 January 2017, Women's Health
menstrual cramps

Are you in agony every time your cycle rolls around?

Or do you rely on little extra-strength pills to ease your pain? Either way, you might be happy to learn that a few simple exercises can make a big difference, enough to go from filling a hot water bottle to smiling serenely…

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Prostate, erections and heart attacks

by Sonia Chartier, on 25 January 2017, Circulation, Men's Health
heart attacks

Sorry, this article isn’t about the link between love and arousal, it’s about mechanics and risk.

And there is indeed a link between heart attacks, erections and, surprisingly, the prostate too…

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3 main causes of vacation stomach problems

by Krista Halton, on 24 January 2017, Digestion
vacation stomach problems

Don’t let your stomach ruin your vacation!

According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, there are 20 million Canadians who suffer from some form of digestive disorder – that’s two out of every three people.

Whether you’re a chronic or situational sufferer, your worst travel nightmare is having a well-earned vacation ruined by an unreliable gut.

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What is the Eureka effect? 

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 January 2017, Memory and concentration, Stress and sleep
eureka effect

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Eureka! A connotation often associated with a streak of genius, or when a discovery is made.

What’s the relevance of Eureka in our daily lives? Do you ever get that amazing feeling when you finally figure something out—putting two and two together?

When you finally understood calculus in high school; or when you finally realized how to do your taxes properly?…

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Do Allergies Develop in the Womb?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 January 2017, Allergies
womb

If you find yourself with a chronic sore throat and mucous trickling from the back of your nose to your mouth, you may be suffering from allergies.

Some researchers believe that environmental exposure to risk factors, such as tobacco smoke and air pollution, may have an impact on the development of allergies as early as in the womb!

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