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What can I do to make my cough go away?

Coughs play a role in clearing irritants and infections from the body, but persistent coughing can be annoying. The best treatment for a cough will …

Immune System

This Is Just the Beginning

Do you think that being asked to leave a restaurant, or having your meal interrupted, or being called by the public is bad? My fascism-enabling …

Society

A tsunami of plastic waste is about to be unleashed on the world, because China will no longer be the West’s rubbish dump

A tidal wave of plastic trash will flood the world over the next decade, a new study says, and warnings are already blaring like sirens.<p>In the wake …

Pollution

A daily dose of ibuprofen can help prevent onset of Alzheimer’s, study finds

A new Vancouver-based study says taking ibuprofen every day can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>If started early enough, Canadian …

10 Best Little Beach Towns on the Great Lakes

1 of 10<p>Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Grand Haven, Michigan<p>3 of 10<p>Egg Harbor, Wisconsin<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Two Harbors, …

Great Lakes

The road to Alzheimer’s disease is lined with processed foods

Dementia haunts the United States. There’s no one without a personal story about how dementia has touched someone they care for. But beyond personal stories, the broader narrative is staggering: By 2050, we are on track to have almost 15 million Alzheimer’s patients in the US alone. That’s roughly …

Alzheimer's Disease

(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Phoenixville, PA

At times it feels like we live in a reactionary society. Our governing bodies typically operate by putting out fires instead of working to prevent …

South Philadelphia

Ticks Creep Into Canada, Bringing Lyme Disease (and Confusion) With Them

Reported Lyme cases in Canada increased more than six-fold between 2009 and 2016, but many patients are still struggling to get diagnosed and treated.<p>…

Disease

We’re Killing Our Lakes and Oceans. The Consequences Are Real.

We only need to look to the Mediterranean Sea and the North American Great Lakes for dramatic illustrations of what lies in store if we don’t act now.<p>…

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Dementia is not a runaway train. We can delay its onset

There are few things that aging baby boomers fear more than dementia, a condition that robs one of memory – and too often dignity – and leaves you dying little by little, piece by piece.<p>The numbers are frightful: An estimated 564,000 Canadians are currently living with dementia, and that figure is …

Hiking the dangerous and beautiful Angel's Landing Trail

On precipitous hikes, particularly in sections where single file is the necessary order, you are often at the mercy of your fellow climbers. And so …

HRT and vaginal moisturisers? Here's what really helps menopausal women

Products claiming to ‘fix’ the menopause are now a multibillion-dollar global industry. We asked the experts for their advice on what works and what doesn’t<p>Even though 80% of women going through the menopause will get symptoms, such as hot flushes and night sweats (and in 25% of cases they will be …

Menopause

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

Four lessons for investors, Canada's hottest stock cools, and why pot is a risky portfolio play

The best investment analyst on the planet will fail if they're looking at the wrong information. This is the overriding sentiment of a column by the indispensable Psy-Fi website, which also serves as an homage to the late data scientist Hans Rosling.<p>Behavioural investing expert and book author Tim …

Advisor fees may leave people ‘doubly shocked’

Now that new disclosure rules on investment fees have come into effect, the first related statements are rolling out across the country – and many people's jaws may be dropping as a result.<p>Under the Canadian Securities Administrators' Client Relationship Model Phase 2 (CRM2), adviser fees are now …

Column: Do you know how much your financial planner really costs?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> In “How To Retire With Enough Money: And How To Know What Enough Is,” economist Teresa Ghilarducci lays out the financial advice you …

Should I Pay Down a Mortgage or Invest the Money? | Investopedia

With interest rates at historic lows for the past several years, people have been wondering, “Should I pay down my mortgage or would it make more …

Why Trump’s “America First” Policy Is Doomed to Fail

The two words came eight minutes into President Trump’s Inaugural Address, and were delivered with the now-familiar gesticulations. “America first,” he declared, his right arm bouncing with each word, his index finger and thumb pinched together, followed by an exclamatory point of the finger: …

Geopolitics

Untangling Dividend Stocks

<b>By Chris Taylor</b><p>Photograph by Kenji Aoki for Fortune Magazine<p>December 6, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Finding strong income in equities is getting trickier. Here …

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

How Trump can fix the economy, and why he probably won’t

<i>Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in economics, a professor at Columbia University and chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute.</i><p>Donald Trump's astonishing victory in the U.S. presidential election has made one thing abundantly clear: Too many Americans feel left behind. It is not just a …

20 epic hiking spots in southern British Columbia

WHEN YOU LOOK at a map of southern BC you see a lot wrinkles. Those are mountains, and where you find mountains you find meadows, valleys, …

Hiking

Skip the crunches – here’s how to really work your core

So you want to strengthen your core – join the club. "The core" is part of every fitness class that we all love to hate, and we feel ripped off if we don't work it. Am I right? The endless crunches, the two-minute plank holds and the straight leg lowers are what we want because we think if we feel …

10 of the top adventure travel adventures in the world

Beach and bush adventure, Zambia and Malawi<p>This 15-day African safari experience is the stuff of dreams. Your adventure will start with canoe safaris …