Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, Oct. 7

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, Oct. 7

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory


Monday, Oct. 7, 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 Nick Patch at 416-507-2144.


Talking turkey with home economist Emily Richards


TORONTO -- One of the most common mistakes people make when cooking a turkey for the first time is forgetting to remove the bag of giblets and neck tucked into the cavity. Professional home economist Emily Richards boils the giblets and neck in water while the big bird is cooking and uses the liquid to make flavourful gravy. By Lois Abraham. With Recipes. PHOTOS.


E-cigarettes could hook new generation: journal


TORONTO -- A leading Canadian medical journal is raising concerns that electronic cigarettes could hook a new generation into nicotine addiction. An editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that with fruit flavoured products and movie star endorsements, e-cigarettes could lure youth who wouldn't otherwise smoke into a nicotine habit. Will be updated.


Many falls among seniors result in head injury


TORONTO -- Seniors in long-term care facilities have a high risk of falling, and a new study finds many hit their heads after taking a tumble. Researchers at Simon Fraser University in B.C. say falls account for more than 60 per cent of hospital admissions for traumatic brain injury in seniors over age 65.


Ethical issues as scientists peek into baby genes


WASHINGTON -- Little Amelia Sloan is a pioneer: Shortly after her birth, scientists took drops of the healthy baby's blood to map her genetic code.Amelia is part of a large research project outside the nation's capital that is decoding the DNA of hundreds of infants. New parents in a few other cities soon can start signing up for smaller studies to explore if what's called genome sequencing -- fully mapping someone's genes to look for health risks -- should become a part of newborn care. PHOTO.


Prairie gardens work in many landscapes


You don't need to live on the prairie to have a prairie garden. …

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