Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, March 2

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, March 2

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory


Monday, March 2, 2015

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 Lois Abraham at 416-507-2038.


Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines


CHICAGO -- Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about parents wanting to postpone some of the many shots recommended for children younger than age 2. Nearly all doctors said that at least some parents had requested vaccine delays in a typical month; and 1 in 4 said those numbers had increased since the previous year. PHOTO.


Newest national museum ready for its closeup


WINNIPEG -- It's been five months since Canada's newest museum officially opened its doors with fewer than half its galleries open to visitors. The lead-up to the grand opening was rocky -- often overshadowed by fundraising woes, as well as protest from those who wanted the museum to describe government policies toward First Nations as "genocide" and others angry about prominence given to the Holocaust over starvation of Ukrainians by the Soviets in the 1930s. But there is no denying the power of the final product. After some growing pains and the hurried completion of the six remaining galleries, the $351-million museum is finally ready for its closeup. By Chinta Puxley. PHOTOS.


Armani creates new winter trousers with tulip flair


MILAN -- The final day highlights of Armani and DSquared2 always make a rather odd pairing, representing in many ways the two poles of Milan fashion.Armani, who celebrates 40 years of his fashion brand this year, was a founding protagonist of the Milan fashion scene, and has made a name for himself by creating enduring looks, with a focus on detailing and elegance, not flash-by trends. PHOTO.


Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle


SAN FRANCISCO -- For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.The images released Monday are the latest addition to the diverse collection of photos supplementing Google's widely used digital maps. The maps' "Street View" option mostly provides panoramic views of cities and neighbourhoods photographed by car-mounted cameras, but Google also has found creative ways to depict exotic locations where there are no roads. PHOTO.


Tourism thrives in Malaysia despite association with tragedy


KUALA LUMPUR -- Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. …

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