Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Jan. 15

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Health-Lifestyles News as of 3 P.M. Monday, Jan. 15

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory


Good afternoon from the Canadian Press lifestyles department!

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What we're talking about today:

- TRAVEL-Log-NS-Eagle-Watch: Dozens of eagles dot the branches of tall trees overlooking a snow-covered Nova Scotia farm field, a bitter wind cutting through their wings as they take turns leaving their perches to swoop through blue skies.A photographer snaps a photo from the edge of the quiet country road in Sheffield Mills, where roughly 150 eagles and other birds of prey convene to take advantage of the region's chicken farms, of which there are dozens. 700 words. PHOTOS. Moves Atlantic and Lifestyle.

- Pain-Opioids: People who live with chronic pain need options beyond prescription opioids, and it's up to the British Columbia government to provide more services such as physiotherapy, says the head of a group that supports patients and their families."There has really been a lack of any appropriate response to chronic pain in our province and in our country," said Maria Hudspith, executive director of Pain BC, the only non-profit society in Canada to bring together clinical experts and policy-makers to work on chronic pain management initiatives. 650 words. PHOTO. Moves Lifestyle and National.

- EU-Britain-Hero-Dog: A U.S. Army dog that attacked a machine-gun nest during World War II was posthumously awarded Britain's highest honour for animal bravery on Monday.Chips, a German shepherd-husky cross, was awarded the Dickin Medal for actions during a 1943 beach landing in Sicily. According to the U.S. soldiers, Chips raced into an Italian machine-gun nest, attacking an enemy soldier by the throat and pulling the gun from its mount. 290 words. PHOTO.

- EU-Milan-Fashion-Week-Watch: And in a flash, it was over. …

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