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Magazines | National Wildlife Federation

<i>National Wildlife®</i><p>Our award-winning flagship publication blends spectacular photos with in-depth articles about wildlife.<p><i>Ranger Rick®</i><p>Bringing the …

Mock Sangria

• In a large bowl or pitcher, stir together chilled orange juice, white grape juice, and cranberry juice.<br>• Add the lemon-lime beverage; stir gently. Fill …

Recipes

Party Punch V Recipe

"This is fast and easy and good!!!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate<p>3 cups water<p>1 (46 fluid ounce) can pineapple juice<p>…

Cran-Dandy Cooler Recipe

"A carbonated cranberry and pineapple refreshing cooler."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups cranberry juice<p>1 cup pineapple juice<p>1 cup orange juice<p>1 (4 ounce) jar …

Quebec moves to ban IVF for women over 42

Early next year, Barbara Ann Carroll is going to try her very best to get pregnant.<p>Having already endured three fruitless attempts at in vitro fertilization, the 44-year-old postmaster from Sainte-Adèle, Que., is hoping that eggs donated by the daughter of a friend will help her fulfill her dream …

Doctors predict mini baby boom before IVF falls off medicare list

Quebec fertility specialists are predicting a mini baby boom in the coming months as women rush to undergo in vitro fertilization before the …

Molecular Biology

Quebec to cut in vitro fertilization insurance coverage

Quebec is moving to dramatically curtail one of the most generous public-funding plans for fertility treatments in the world after the costs of the program ballooned since its inception four years ago.<p>Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette tabled a bill on Friday that would end medicare coverage of …

Why You Should Be Wary Of Egg Freezing As A Ticket To 'Having It All'

Despite all of the hype, egg freezing isn't a fool-proof plan for women hoping to stave off motherhood while they climb the corporate ladder.<p>The multimillion-dollar egg-freezing industry is touting the expensive and invasive procedure as an insurance policy for career-focused women looking to have …

Your kid’s brain on pot: The real effects of marijuana on teens

<i>As the debate over legalization heats up, Adriana Barton examines the effects of marijuana on the developing brains of teenagers – our nation’s most prolific users – and finds there is no such thing as a harmless habit</i><p>Photo illustration by Matt French/The Globe and Mail<p>Like it or not, your kids …

How Much of the Brain Can a Person Do Without?

Last week the world learned of a woman who has been living normally with no cerebellum. That's not the limit to the brain's plasticity either.<p><b>This month a 24-year-old woman in China's</b> Shandong Province walked into a hospital complaining of nausea and dizziness, and walked out having learned that …

How physical exercise helps to get students intellectually fit

To prep for high-school life, incoming Grade 9 students paid an early visit to Midland Secondary on Thursday. They found where their lockers will be, were given their timetables and memorized their wireless passwords.<p>They also received a short session on the importance of exercise. But intellectual …

Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Despite all the cheerleading for healthy eating, Americans still eat only about 1 serving of fruit per day, on average. And our veggie consumption, according to an analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls short, too.<p>So, with the back-to-school season underway and families …

Scientists Link A Good Night's Sleep To Higher Test Scores

Does a good night's sleep really boost your performance the following day? A new study not only suggests that it can but also shows how big a difference the extra zzz's make.<p>For the study, researchers from Ghent and KU Leuven universities in Belgium surveyed 621 first-year university students about …

"Designer babies" on the way? In China, scientists attempt to unravel human intelligence

A California scientist who raced the U.S. government to map the human genome is working on a new project. Craig Venter's team plans to collect …

8 facts about 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Much has transpired since Nadya Suleman became "Octomom" by giving birth to eight premature but otherwise healthy children on Jan. 26, 2009. She's gone from medical marvel — hers are the only known full set of octuplets to live past their first week — to national punch line for …

4 women who received transplanted wombs trying to get pregnant

LONDON -- A Swedish doctor says four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant.<p>He …

U.K. consulting on prospect of embryos made with DNA of 2 women, 1 man

LONDON -- Britain is starting a public consultation on rules allowing scientists to create embryos using DNA from three people -- a man and two women …

Is genetic testing humans playing God?

"It's a miracle," she told me. "We can now have a baby that won't have Huntington's disease. I thought I'd never be able to have any kids -- because of the disease." Her father had died from this disorder, which results from a gene mutation. She feared that she might have the mutation, too. But she …

High School Study Tips - Ability

<b>GETTING THE MOST</b><b><br>OUT OF YOUR LEARNING ABILITY</b><p><b>"You cannot teach a man or woman anything; you can only help them to find it within</b> …

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death 'epitomizes' tragedy of drug addiction: doctor

LOS ANGELES -- Philip Seymour Hoffman suffered from a chronic medical condition that required ongoing treatment. An admitted drug addict who first …

Sudden sisters: Tulane pals learn they share sperm-donor dad

Looking at them, you can see the similarities: the nose, the cheekbones, the dimpled chin and long, brown curls.<p>But what are the chances, right? What are the chances that two California teens would meet online in a roommate hunt, cross the country to attend Louisiana's Tulane University and learn a …

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Employment

The Truth About Gingers

Performance Enhancing Drugs

Marijuana Use Causes Man Boobs?

Pot-smoking dudes, beware: That joint you're toking may be causing your breasts to blossom.<p>In a post for CNN on Thursday, Detroit-based plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn warned that marijuana use could be behind the development of man boobs, known in the medical world as "gynecomastia," because of …