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It's still there?! Nine things to know about the plan to salvage the Costa Concordia

It may be the biggest salvage operation in history, but no one would accuse it of being the fastest.<p>Now, two and a half years after running aground and sinking off the coast of Italy, the Costa Concordia cruise liner is almost ready to make its final voyage.<p>If everything goes to plan, over the next …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Young people explain psychosis on film

<b>In a new YouTube video by 25-year-old filmmaker John Richardson, he and two other young people recount their personal stories of psychosis and the help they received from a mental health service for young people where they live in Sussex.</b><p>"I was speaking a million miles an hour to my friends about …

Mental Health

Is Your Body Made For Running?

That last time was the most frustrating. I was fitness editor for <i>Men's Health</i>, with a lifelong interest in exercise and healthy living. Almost everyone I worked with enjoyed running, and many of them were pretty good at it. So why couldn't I do the simplest, cheapest, and most popular form of …

Study sparks organic foods debate

A new scientific review claims organic foods are higher in nutrients and lower in pesticides compared with conventionally grown varieties.<p>Scientists at Newcastle University have spent the last five years studying organic crops and say they are significantly richer in antioxidants.<p>But critics of the …

Newcastle University

Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.<p>The CDC held a news conference to discuss the conclusion of its …

La semaine en images

Cette semaine, dans notre coup d'oeil de l'actualité internationale : un anniversaire sous le signe de la tristesse au Soudan du Sud, la fête dans …

Les ravages invisibles de l'héroïne au Vermont

Il y a beaucoup de fantômes au Vermont. Vous les côtoyez près du lac Champlain, dans les restaurants de Burlington ou de Montpelier, dans les …

Le veston de ministre ou le sarrau de médecin? | Sur les collines | Radio

Dans une ultime tentative pour défendre sa prime de 215 000 $, Yves Bolduc s’est excusé auprès des patients qu’il a laissés en plan en quittant la …

Les grandes dates du conflit israélo-palestinien

Les tensions entre Israéliens et Palestiniens s'imbriquent dans un conflit qui dure depuis des dizaines et des dizaines d'années. La chronologie …

Atteinte d'une leucémie, Mai Duong a deux mois pour trouver un donneur vietnamien

Les inscriptions au registre des donneurs de cellules souches ont bondi chez Héma-Québec depuis le début de la mobilisation pour aider une …

Comprendre la crise à Gaza en 4 questions | Proche-Orient, l’éternel conflit

Le Proche-Orient s'enflamme à nouveau. L'armée israélienne mène sa troisième opération majeure dans la bande de Gaza depuis 2006. Risque-t-on …