Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, April 20: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, April 20: Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

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Friday, April 20, 2012

5 p.m.

HEALTH-LIFESTYLES NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the Health-Lifestyles stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 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 Michael Oliveira at 416-507-2163.

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Live healthy, look good: 'Ecoholic Body' author

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TORONTO -- Adria Vasil, an expert on all things green, unveils what's hiding in our hairstyling aids, sunscreens and even our clothing in "Ecoholic Body," the third book in her earth-friendly series.In her extensive guide, which is printed with organic ink, she tells Canadians what they need to know to keep healthy and green while detoxing the planet. Vasil explains what ingredients to avoid when shopping for cosmetics, clothing and condoms while giving tips on natural or organic substitutions and remedies.

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Knitting not just for grannies anymore

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WINNIPEG -- Move over knitting grannies.Yarn harlots, knit chicks and knit-nerds are taking over and they're not knitting baby booties or crocheting doilies. More young people are taking up the "stitch and bitch" craft, making everything from conventional scarves and mittens to purses and wraps.

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Jay Manuel leaving 'America's Top Model'

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TORONTO -- Canadian fashion guru Jay Manuel is ending his longtime run on "America's Next Top Model."In a posting on his blog Friday, the Toronto-raised creative director said after 18 seasons he will not be returning to the CW reality series, which is hosted by former supermodel Tyra Banks.

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Mommy Wars give way to Doggy Wars in Twitterverse

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NEW YORK -- So let's get all the puns out of the way, shall we? It's the issue with legs -- four of them. The doggone thing won't go away. Has the presidential race just gone to the dogs? Or are we simply in those dog days between the primary season and the start of the general election? …

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