Canada finished World Cup prep with 84-68 loss to USA

Canada finished World Cup prep with 84-68 loss to USA

Don’t imagine anyone was legitimately thinking there’d be another Miracle On The Hardwood for Canada against the United States in Sydney this morning and that’s good because there was never a danger of it happening. In what was a sloppy game between two teams that looked a bit weary of pretend games heading into the […]

A brain workout that prevents memory loss

A brain workout that prevents memory loss

As we age, it’s normal to experience some degree of memory loss or forgetfulness. Nearly half of all people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. Beyond that, more than 500,000 Canadians live with dementia. It used to be the case that many people weren’t even comfortable saying the word “dementia.” […]

New Ontario report measures economic loss of youth mental illness

New Ontario report measures economic loss of youth mental illness

A new report suggests parents who miss work to help children suffering from anxiety cost the Ontario economy $ 421 million a year. The report, released Wednesday by Children’s Mental Health Ontario, looked at data collected in 2017. Kim Moran, CEO of Children’s Mental Health Ontario, said the statistics also underscore the need to hire […]

Low-carb or low-fat diet? No clear winner emerges for weight loss

Low-carb or low-fat diet? No clear winner emerges for weight loss

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year. Two major studies […]

Late shot, missed shots a recipe for a tough Raptors loss

Late shot, missed shots a recipe for a tough Raptors loss

Seems the Raptors can’t always pull a rabbit out of the hat. Tough finish to a tough night and a tough road loss to a struggling team won’t have them feeling so good heading into the hardest part of the schedule so far. But nights like that are going to happen, it’s all about maintaining […]

Class suit urged by Canadians with mental disabilities over loss of government services at age 18

Class suit urged by Canadians with mental disabilities over loss of government services at age 18

By Colin PerkelThe Canadian Press Tues., Oct. 30, 2018 Making thousands of people with mental disabilities wait indefinitely for provincial government supports after they turn 18 amounts to pushing them off a cliff without a safety net, an Ontario Superior Court heard on Tuesday. In urging certification of their claim against the Ontario government as […]

Blue Jays bullpen unravels in loss to White Sox

Blue Jays bullpen unravels in loss to White Sox

The result was one to forget — a 9-5 loss to the White Sox — but it was a memorable night in Chicago nonetheless for a few Blue Jays. The Jays led 5-1 in the seventh inning before Tyler Clippard, Jaime Garcia and Ryan Tepera combined to allowed eight runs on four singles, a double, […]

23andMe Launches Massive Landmark Genetic Weight Loss Study

23andMe Launches Massive Landmark Genetic Weight Loss Study

Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, 23andMe is embarking on a first-of-its-kind study that will engage with customers to learn more about genetic variants associated with weight loss, and the effectiveness of using different diets or exercise to lose weight. 23andMe’s new “Weight Loss Intervention Study” will attempt to uncover more about why each […]