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A possible new weapon against eczema: live bacteria

With two decades of medical education, training, and research under my belt, I have finally reached the stage in my career when I can proudly state that I intentionally spray people in the face with live bacteria.<p>Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, is an inflammatory skin disease that …

Medicine

Volkswagen’s bestselling product is … a type of sausage!?!?

Currywurst is a snack with serious cult status. Germans eat an estimated 800 million each year. And perhaps surprisingly, the pork sausage – sliced …

Eric Akis: Make nachos a B.C. dish

Some of our favourite foods did not come about because a chef spent countless hours perfecting the recipe before letting his customers try it. One of …

Amazing hot springs around the world

At the base of Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano is an inviting collection of steaming hot springs and flowing waterfalls, nestled amid lush tropical foliage. Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>Four geysers provide natural heat and mineral water for the Olympic-size main pool, the private adults-only pool, and the …

Hot Springs

In praise of fish sauce, and why your salad dressing will be better with it

On a trip to Vietnam this past December, I unexpectedly rediscovered salad. There, amidst steaming bowls of brothy noodle soup and giant plates of drool-worthy grilled meats, were these little unsuspecting produce-forward wonders. Salads bursting with flavours and textures beyond anything I had …

N.S. sailboat captain wins another delay in cocaine-smuggling case

The lawyer for a sailboat captain who smuggled 250 kilograms of cocaine into Nova Scotia from a small Caribbean island has won yet another court …

Prices of generic prescription drugs fall by 25-40%

As of April 1, the prices of nearly 70 commonly prescribed generic drugs have gone down — in some cases, by 25 to 40 per cent compared to their …

22 Vacations that Will Change Your Life

1 of 22<p>Cooking on the Amalfi Coast<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Kayaking Mexico's Sea of Cortez<p>3 of 22<p>Setting Sail in Sausalito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Going Wild …

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president occasionally utters unusual sentences. We have packs of tourists wandering the mega-theme parks of greater Orlando like flocks of flightless birds; locust swarms of spring breakers funnelling beers in Panama City before leaving …

Travel

U.S. Airlines Are Betting Cancun's Violence Won't Keep Tourists Away

U.S. airlines are wagering that American tourists will keep flocking to Cancun despite rising violence in Mexico and a warning from the State …

Mexico

What One Airline Is Doing to Give Travelers a Better Chance of Actually Fitting Their Carry-on Onboard

Finnaly, some news about an airline doing something to give travelers more space. American Airlines is going to be switching out the overhead bins on …

In-App Messages: What Are They, How Do They Work, And How To Use Them Effectively

The mobile app continues to establish itself as the number one screen when it comes to brands talking to consumers and vice versa. Given that …

The US just issued a warning against traveling to Cancun

The U.S. State Department has widened an existing travel warning on Mexico to extend to the popular tourist region that includes Cancun.<p>The travel warning issued Tuesday added several regions that had been previously thought to be relatively sheltered from the country's gang violence.<p>The alert also …

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is …

RVs

The Secret Behind Those Little Triangle Stickers in Your Airplane Cabin

Airplanes have their own unique system of cuneiform that passengers may have noticed but never really understood.<p>The inside of the cabin is marked …

5 Must-Have Travel Items That Save You Money in the Long Run

They make travel easier too.<p>Traveling is often pricey, and there’s nothing more annoying that seeing your vacation bill rise because of overpriced …

Is your liver too fat? Time to put it on a diet

Leslie Beck, a registered dietitian, is based at the Medisys clinic in Toronto.<p>You may not have heard of fatty liver disease, or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to be specific. But chances are, you know someone who has it.<p>As a dietitian in private practice, it's becoming increasingly common for …

Diabetes

23 Essential Pantry Staples You Can’t Do Without

A smartly organized pantry is an awesome thing. It helps you eat healthy, makes meal prep quick and easy <i>and</i> can really save you money. It also means you have food on hand in an emergency (like snow days). Figuring out what essentials to stock is the thing, especially if you’re challenged with …

Healthy Eating

Articles about family builds tiny backyard studio even tinier budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural …

Lake Michigan