Allison Lacoursiere

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Rogers, Shaw poised to launch Netflix-like video streaming service

Two of Canada's largest cable television distributors are expected to announce the launch of a joint video streaming service on Tuesday, in a bid to bolster their positions against growing competition from online services such as Netflix Inc.<p>Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. …

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Sleep Better Tonight

Do THIS, Sleep Better Tonight<p>The best way to clear your mind before bed<p>Tossing and turning night after night?<p>Your solution actually starts during the day, says Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D., a sleep specialist and clinical psychologist in Cooper City, Florida, who suggests creating a "worry list" of …

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10 Secrets of Super Happy Couples | Women's Health

<b>Nurture your friends' relationships.</b><br>You might divorce-proof your own. According to researchers, the breakup of a close pal's marriage increases your odds of splitting by as much as 75 percent. "Some people may see another's divorce as permission to change their own life," says study coauthor Rose …

Sleep Deprivation Effects: Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep

"This is one of the first studies to show that a cell outside of the brain—the fat cell—also needs sleep," says study author Matthew Brady, Ph.D., vice-chair of the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition at the University of Chicago.<p>Brady and a team of researchers put seven young, healthy …

Exercising on an Empty Stomach

Should You Eat Before a Workout?<p>The straight truth about fueling up pre-sweat session<p>"You'll burn about the same amount of fat and calories whether you eat before a workout or not—but you'll be able to exercise harder and faster if your body is well fueled," says Lorraine Matthews-Antosiewicz, …

Beat the Bloat: Guest Blogger

<i>Multi-talented health coach, cookbook writer, wellness speaker, and founder of Walker Well-Being, Tammy Walker is all about making long-term healthy choices. It can be incredibly difficult to make positive food choices all day long (our sweet tooth tends to go into overdrive come 3P.M.), so this week Tammy is lending a hand and sharing her favorite healthy lifestyle tips on our blog.</i><p>Few symptoms are more uncomfortable, energy-sucking, and inhospitable to skinny jeans than parade float-style …

What One Night of Binge Drinking Does to Your Body

For this study, researchers instructed 25 people (11 men and 14 women) to drink enough alcohol to raise their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to at least 0.08 percent. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) defines binge drinking as consuming alcohol to this BAC …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

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10 Things I Learned When I Cut Out Sugar, Caffeine And Gluten For 2 Weeks

I’m no stranger to headaches. I’ve been having massive, brain-crunching headaches since I was a teenager. I was diagnosed with TMJ (read: I clench my …