Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, May 24

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Friday, May 24

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory


Friday, May 24, 2013

5 p.m.


Here are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go to Andrea Baillie at 416-507-2162.


Toxic drug being sold as athletic booster


TORONTO -- Health Canada and drug maker GlaxoSmithKline have issued a warning that an experimental drug abandoned because it caused cancers in animal studies is being marketed to athletes as a performance-enhancing drug. Development was stopped before the drug was even given a name and it is identified only as GW501516. Moves Lifestyle and Sports


Mac and cheese and pulled pork - together at last!


Casseroles have never really had much of a place in my culinary repertoire. It's a time thing mostly. I'd rather sear something off in a few minutes than stand around while it slowly bakes.I've also never been much of a fan of dishes in which everything sort of just oozes together. Though I wasn't a picky eater as a child -- and I never suffered from the foods-can't-touch syndrome -- I am the sort of guy who likes to eat one food at a time, usually saving the best for last. Hey, we all have our little compulsions. That's mine. PHOTO.


New site aids artisans from developing nations


TORONTO -- Hedvig Alexander sits in a quiet coffee shop steps from Toronto's bustling financial hub, a markedly different landscape from the war-ravaged nation where she spent seven years.But despite the vast physical distance currently separating the Ontario resident from Afghanistan, her connection to the country has perhaps never been stronger -- and her clothing of choice offers a tangible reminder why. PHOTO.


Brewers team up on beer to help military families


RICHMOND -- Craft breweries from around the country are toasting the troops with a beer aged with a unique ingredient that symbolizes America's pastime -- baseball bats.Nine different brewers collaborated to create Homefront IPA, all using the same recipe, complete with orange peel and unfinished maple Louisville Sluggers. …

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