Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, June 14

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Thursday, June 14

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

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Thursday, June 14, 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. Contact Andrea Baillie at 416-507-2162.

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Middle-income family spends $235,000 to raise baby

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WASHINGTON -- For $235,000, you could indulge in a shiny new Ferrari -- or raise a child for 17 years.A government report released Thursday found that a middle-income family with a child born last year will spend about that much in child-related expenses from birth through age 17. That's a 3.5 per cent increase from 2010.

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CDC: Motorcycle helmet laws reduce deaths

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ATLANTA -- Fewer motorcyclists die in states that require helmets, and the costs to society are lower too, according to a new federal study released Thursday.About five times as many no-helmet biker deaths occur in states with less restrictive laws, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found.

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A grill-friendly take on the classic Cobb salad

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Sometimes you just have to mess with tradition. The classic Cobb salad seemed like a fine place for it. This basic chopped salad generally consists of chicken, hard-boiled egg, avocado, tomato, bacon, blue cheese and greens. It's typically arranged on a plate in neat rows of ingredients to be mixed together by the diner. PHOTO.

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London walking tours offer peek at Olympic Park

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LONDON -- Going to London before the Olympics? You can still share in the excitement and get a peek at Olympic Park on a walking tour through neighbourhoods where few tourists ventured before. There's no access to the sprawling park itself, where they're working on the finishing touches before the games begin on July 27. …

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