Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, April 19

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, April 19

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

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Friday, April 19, 2013

5 p.m.

HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel 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. Questions can go to Andrea Baillie at 416-507-2162.

TOP STORIES:

Canadian lab to work on new H7N9 flu virus

H7N9-Canada-Research

TORONTO -- If all goes according to plan, a vial containing the worrisome new H7N9 virus should arrive at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, where scientists are eager to begin work on the new pathogen.Scientific Director Dr. Frank Plummer said China readily agreed to share a sample with the Canadian lab after Winnipeg asked for live virus with which to work. In fact, the emailed request drew a positive reply in a matter of a couple of hours. Moves National, Lifestyles

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Sarah Jessica Parker battles her twins for jewels

US-Fashion-Sarah-Jessica-Parker

NEW YORK -- Sarah Jessica Parker loves her jewelry -- but so do a pair of 3-year-old thieves.Parker's twin daughters Tabitha and Marion get to try on mom's baubles, and she said "they have walked away with many pieces." PHOTO.

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Ontario ricotta gets grand prize at cheese awards

FOOD-Cheese-Prize

MONTREAL -- A ricotta cheese from Ontario has achieved two firsts: it was the first time that a fresh cheese has been named grand champion at the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix and the first time that a product from that province has won. Quality Cheese Ricotta, made in Vaughan, Ont., was praised by judges for its creamy texture and milky aroma. The company manufactures, distributes and retails Italian specialty cheeses. Four generations are involved in the cheese making, Dairy Farmers of Canada said in a release. PHOTO.

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Cookie caper: New ways with Girl Guide cookies

Girl-Guide-Cookies

TORONTO -- Some well-known chefs and bakers have come up with new ways to enjoy Girl Guide cookies. …

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