Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 6:30 P.M. ET Friday, Jan. 6: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 6:30 P.M. ET Friday, Jan. 6: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

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Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

6:30 p.m.

HEALTH-LIFESTYLES NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the Health-Lifestyles stories from The Canadian Press as of 6:30 p.m. ET. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. This advisory replaces The Canadian Press Life-Entertainment News Budget.

Contact Anne Tobin at 416-507-2141.

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Survival app aims to help drivers in storms

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FARGO -- When a powerful blizzard ripped through North Dakota last winter, hundreds of drivers were stranded as white-out conditions shuttered interstates spanning the state. Snow whipped up by wind marred the lines between pavement and grassy drop-offs, leaving some scared motorists unsure what to do.Two local software developers figured they could help. PHOTO. Moves Lifestyles and Travel

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It seemed impossible. I wanted to make a zero-sugar, low-carb version of a cake that is made from almost nothing but sugar and carbs. And it took just 20-something attempts. But after many disappointing -- and some downright disgusting -- versions, I finally managed to bake an amazing and sweet angel food cake that rises beautifully and has the same delicate, almost spongy texture as traditional recipes. With recipe. By J.M. Hirsch. PHOTOS.

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Haiti 2 years later: Half a million still in camps

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Days after the earthquake destroyed their home, the Florival family pitched a makeshift tent on a hill in the Haitian capital and called it home. Two years later they're still there, living without drains, running water or electricity. More than half a million Haitians are still homeless, and many who have homes are worse off than before the Jan. 12, 2010, quake, as recovery bogs down under a political leadership that has been preoccupied with elections and their messy aftermath. …

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