Survey Finds 23andMe Customers Make Positive Changes to Their Health

Survey Finds 23andMe Customers Make Positive Changes to Their Health

A new survey of 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry customers conducted by M/A/R/C® Research found that more than three-quarters reported that after receiving their personalized genetic reports they made at least one positive change in their health behavior. Changes included eating healthier, getting more sleep, and exercising more, among others. “We’re encouraged by these preliminary findings, […]

Federal leaders invoke Greta Thunberg to sell their own climate change plans

Federal leaders invoke Greta Thunberg to sell their own climate change plans

A day after an emotional Greta Thunberg lashed out at world leaders for their inaction on climate change, Canada’s federal party candidates couldn’t help but capitalize on the climate activist’s emotional address to sell their own strategies. Thunberg created quite a buzz following her appearance on Monday at the UN climate summit in New York. The 16-year-old Swede admonished heads of state, […]

After 4 years, the Liberals haven't released their plan for the Arctic

After 4 years, the Liberals haven't released their plan for the Arctic

After four years in power, the Liberal government still hasn’t delivered on a promise of a detailed plan for developing Canada’s North in a time of climate change and economic and military threats from circumpolar powers. “There is so much work that needs to be done,” Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern told CBC News. “For decades, […]

World Cup win shows U.S. women playing in class of their own

World Cup win shows U.S. women playing in class of their own

Don’t let me hear your moan about VAR ever again. It is there for a reason. It works when the referee cannot be certain. It was the correct turning point that allowed Team USA to be crowned women’s World Cup champions. The breakthrough took an hour, but the game itself was never in doubt. Had […]

'It's easy to mess up their development': Monarch butterflies raised in captivity may not migrate to Mexico

'It's easy to mess up their development': Monarch butterflies raised in captivity may not migrate to Mexico

If you’re raising monarch caterpillars in the hope that when they become butterflies, they’ll fly to Mexico and help replenish endangered populations, a new study offers some warnings and some advice. Monarch butterflies raised indoors as caterpillars don’t head south towards Mexico when they emerge from their chrysalises, researchers at the University of Chicago have found. “It’s easy […]

Teens from fly-in First Nations transformed by dancing their way onto Toronto stage

Teens from fly-in First Nations transformed by dancing their way onto Toronto stage

Grade 10 student Solomon Harper is slick with sweat, sprinkled in dust and roughly 1,500 kilometres from home. He’s surrounded by farm animals, the loud and anxious voices of more than 100 teens both older and younger than he is — and he couldn’t be happier. “The performance today is really exciting, but … first-year [attendees are] usually nervous,” Harper, […]

Men and women have same problems in their sex lives, study suggests

Men and women have same problems in their sex lives, study suggests

New research suggests men and women are on the same wavelength when it comes to problems in their sex lives. The study from the University of Waterloo asked more than 100 heterosexual couples in long-term relationships about issues that are most likely to surface in the bedroom. It found that men and women identified the […]

Families Come Together For Their First Mother’s Day

Families Come Together For Their First Mother’s Day

Last week, a few 23andMe customers came together for a special brunch and a chance to celebrate their first Mother’s Day with the birth moms they discovered, with the help of 23andMe. From left, Amanda, her birth mother Julia, her mother Janice, and her biological sister Laura. For Amanda, the event was sweeter because she […]

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