Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. ET Thursday, Jan. 26: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 3 P.M. ET Thursday, Jan. 26: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

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Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012

3 p.m.

HEALTH-LIFESTYLES NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the Health-Lifestyles stories from The Canadian Press as of 3 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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Nursing supply rises by 2 per cent in 2010

Nursing-Supply

TORONTO -- Nurse practitioners are steadily gaining ground in Canada, according to a snapshot of nursing that shows overall growth of the workforce. An annual report released Thursday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information said there were 354,910 regulated nurses working in Canada in 2010, an increase of 8.8 per cent since 2006. PHOTO.

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Older adults have declining levels of antibody to new flu virus: study

Novel-Flu-Virus-Vulnerability

TORONTO -- A new Canadian study suggests older adults may also be susceptible to a new flu virus from swine that has been spotted in the United States of late. The scientists tested blood samples looking for antibodies to a virus similar to the new H3N2 variant virus and found declining levels in older adults. So far the U.S. cases have been mainly in children under age 10; the study confirmed younger children don't have antibodies to these viruses. Helen Branswell. PHOTO. AUDIO.

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Batty for bivalves? Raw bars, happy hours make the world your oyster

FOOD-Mollusk-Mania

Food doesn't get much faster than an oyster. You shuck; you eat. So that might explain why restaurateurs are finding the slippery snack in raw demand, whether as part of the increasingly popular oyster happy hours or as a late-night bite. By Michelle Locke. PHOTOS.

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An easy, do-ahead mousse your love will love

FOOD-Valentine's-Day-Mousse

Valentine's Day practically screams for a chocolate dessert. And this mousse is an easy way to incorporate chocolate without being overly heavy and rich. Because this is a chilled dessert, you can make it ahead of time and not worry about things coming out of the oven at the right time when you're busy trying to impress your sweetheart with dinner. By Alison Ladman. PHOTOS. With Recipe. …

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