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Father-daughter pilot duo fly Air Canada plane: ‘I never thought it was going to be possible’ | The Star

Sullivan called the flight a “special occasion.”<p>“It was the first time I got to see her as (part of) a crew, part of the team getting the flight to …

Air Canada

3 Quick Steps to Recover from a Sprained & Torn Back Muscle

How Do I Know If I’ve Strained My Back?<p>It’s no surprise that the anatomy of your back is very complex in of itself since you rely on it for many …

Pain

Opening-day rosters, fresh faces and a look ahead for each NHL team

Get ready for opening night with a look at each team's roster, the fresh faces and what the lineup could mean for the season ahead.<p>Well, no more …

How to stop sitting yourself to death

Sitting is probably killing you slowly — whether you exercise vigorously every day or not. Sitting has been referred to as the new smoking. And a …

Learn About the Peripheral Nervous System

The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, and a complex network of neurons. This system is responsible for sending, receiving, and …

5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

If you eat lots of foods packaged in a bag or box, then you're almost certainly low on potassium.<p>You probably know bananas are loaded with potassium, …

Wellness

One Last Visit to See My Patient

The rain was coming down in torrents and my shoes were not up to the job. Nevertheless, I pressed forward along the soggy blocks. My 91-year-old patient and I had been together for some 20 years — honestly I’d lost count — so this was the least I could do.<p>Fibrotic lungs and a weak heart set in a …

Medicine

What is fibromyalgia? Chronic pain forces Lady Gaga to pull out of concert

The "severe pain" that made Lady Gaga cancel a performance at the Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil Friday is caused by a difficult to diagnose and treat condition that affects mostly women and, until recent years, was often dismissed by doctors.<p>The singer has been very open about her struggle …

Fibromyalgia

11 health problems you really should see the doctor about

<b>Few of us relish a trip to the doctor, but when the problem is of a personal, intimate or embarrassing nature then the prospect is even more</b> …

Pride LC-421 Lift Chair Recliner | Pride 3-Position Lift Chair

LC-421 Lift Chair is a Medium size Recliner. 3-Position Lift Chair with plush overstuffed back and 375 lbs weight capacity. Full Chaise Lounger. …

NZ brain study could open door to new therapies for disorders such as Parkinson's

New discoveries by Kiwi scientists could have implications for developing new therapies for brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease.For nearly …

Neuroscience

'Vindictive and callous': Ex-Mountie wife killer costs family $45K fighting estate

A retired Mountie who murdered his fiancée with a bullet to the head has cost the victim's sister more than $45,000 in legal costs in an estate …

British Columbia

Nova Scotia faces staffing issues for preprimary classes

Hundreds of Nova Scotia families have registered for the promised expansion of preprimary classes for four-year-olds, but there are still no firm numbers of trained staff available just weeks before its scheduled end-of-September startup.<p>The uncertainty leaves many parents unsure whether spots will …

These Scientists Have a Plan To Cheat Death. Will It Work?

Resurrecting the dead may be out of the question, but new research points to better ways to care for patients with critical brain injuries.<p>Nothing is as certain as death. Yet humans have come up with ways to push it further and further. The heart stops beating? Do CPR. The lungs fail? Use a …

Medicine

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

3 Ten-Minute Workout Videos for Days When You Have No Time to Exercise

Some days, something has to give. Your iCal is overbooked; you're pulled in a million directions; life gets in the way; and oftentimes, exercise is …

Exercise

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

Exercise

Daily Muscle Relief Foam Roller Exercises

Exercise

'Sometimes, I blame myself': Marites Flor on surviving hostage-taking that killed boyfriend Robert Hall

<i>CBC recently travelled to the Philippines to report on a number of stories and issues confronting the Pacific nation. This story is part of that</i> …

Abu Sayyaf

Aaron Judge is ready to play in majors, but Yankees don't have room for him yet

Aaron Judge has done all he can to earn a job with the big-league club<p>Yankees slugging outfield prospect Aaron Judge turns 25 next month, he’s played …

Loneliness is bad for your health. This new campaign aims to curb isolation.

A new national campaign aims to raise awareness of a hidden but devastating complication of aging: loneliness.<p>Tens of millions of adults are …

Walk Through Walls by Marina Abramovic, Marina Abramovic

"Candidly and vividly sharing her personal struggles as well as her artistic and spiritual discoveries, Abramovic presents a uniquely intense and …

6 Little-Known Signs You Might Be Vitamin D Deficient (#5 Will Surprise You)

It’s an exceptionally cold winter in the Northern Hemisphere, so with sunlight at a premium, it’s a good time to stop and think if you’re getting …

You're never going to retire — and here's why

You're never going to retire. At least not in the way we have come to perceive retirement.<p>For a while there, we had a pattern. You went to school, …

Retirement

What is Multilevel Spondylosis?

By Mitchell Reiter<p>In back pain, back surgery, Back Therapy, minimally invasive spinal surgery such as laser spinal surgery, Spondylosis<p>0<p><b>Spondylosis</b>, …

Stretching: 35 stretches to improve flexibility and reduce pain

Your report includes photos and instructions for 35 stretches, including:<p>•<p><b>10 moves</b> to improve flexibility and ease tight muscles<p>•<p><b>9 stretches</b> to ease …

Tai Chi

07 Cervical Facet Syndrome

Facet Joint Injection

The facet joint is a synovial joint in the spine that is similar to the knee or hip joint in that it has a joint capsule, articular cartilage, a …

Cervical Spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis is chronic cervical disc degeneration with herniation of disc material, calcification and osteophytic outgrowths.<p>After back …