Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, Aug. 27

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Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 5 P.M. ET Monday, Aug. 27


Health-Lifestyles News Advisory

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Monday, Aug. 27, 2012

5 p.m.

HEALTH-LIFESTYLES NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the Health-Lifestyles 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:

Hemorrhoids common - and no laughing matter

HealthMatters-Hemorrhoids

TORONTO -- They're often the butt of ribald jokes or the subject of such motherly advice as 'Don't sit on cold cement, you'll get piles."But for anyone who suffers from hemorrhoids, there is nothing funny about having the condition or the embarrassment it can cause. PHOTO. With Hemorrhoids-Home-Remedies

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Trends of small bites with big taste, food on a stick and food memories converge in fondue

FOOD-File-Trends-Fondue

TORONTO -- For a perfect sweet ending to a dinner party consider a shared experience that also represents the convergence of several trends: fondue. Christine Couvelier, a food trend watcher, says fondue dovetails with three trends she has been watching over the last few months: small bites with big taste, food on a stick and food memories. By Lois Abraham. With Recipes. PHOTOS.

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Honey and dates sweeten carrots for Rosh Hashanah

US-Food-Healthy-Carrot-Salad

When Rosh Hashanah -- the Jewish new year -- rolls around, sugar, and specifically honey, often is on the menu. It's a kind of edible prayer, a hopeful way of attracting sweet things to one's life in the year to come.That's why this salad is based on a sweet vegetable -- the carrot -- and flavoured with honey and dates. But you don't have to celebrate Rosh Hashanah to love this recipe. Refreshing and simple to prepare, it's a great and healthy end-of-summer treat no matter what your faith. PHOTO.

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Burger boom as fast food finds fans in Baghdad

ML-Iraq-Fast-Food-Fad

BAGHDAD -- Baghdad's embattled residents can finally get their milkshakes, chili-cheese dogs and buckets of crispy fried chicken. Original recipe or extra spicy, of course.A wave of new American-style restaurants is spreading across the Iraqi capital, enticing customers hungry for alternatives to traditional offerings like lamb kebabs and fire-roasted carp. PHOTO.

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RCMP boss apologizes for Mounties at wedding

RCMP-Wedding-Apology

OTTAWA -- The head of the RCMP, who was brought in to revitalize and restore morale at the iconic national police force, has apologized for having an honour guard of on-duty Mounties at his wedding.Commissioner Bob Paulson has issued an apology to the eight constables who were involved and to Canadians. He also says he'll reimburse the government for the costs.

TRAVEL:

Manitoba's answer to Central Park gets facelift

Travel-Log-Assiniboine-Park

WINNIPEG -- Designed in the same vein as New York's Central Park, Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg is undergoing a major facelift -- one that promises to maintain the park's English garden feel while offering new world-class attractions such as a polar bear conservation centre and a botanical garden complete with indoor waterfalls. …

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