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Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Immune System

Want to try high-intensity interval training? Consider these four things

Back in 2005, when Dr. Martin Gibala and his colleagues at McMaster University first suggested that as little as six minutes a week of ultra-intense exercise could produce many of the same changes as prolonged, moderate cardio workouts, observers were skeptical. How could the fitness benefits of an …

Here's how to stream all games from NHL GameCenter, even if they’re blacked out

If you’re a hockey fan and you haven’t heard of NHL GameCenter, then you might want to consider the breadth of streaming content NHL GameCenter …

Herbal product contamination 'considerable,' DNA tests find

Unlisted ingredients and fillers could pose 'serious health risks'<p>A DNA test of herbal products has found that most of them contained cheaper fillers …

Meet This Year's Dirty Dozen: 12 Fruits and Veggies to Be Wary Of

<i>Greatist News examines and explains the trends and studies making headlines in fitness, health, and happiness. Check out all the news here.</i><p>Mama …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

A newshound’s lament: The best and worst jobs in Canada

Imagine the dismay around The Globe and Mail newsroom a few months ago when a widely publicized U.S. report declared "newspaper reporter" as the worst job in the United States. We all wondered why we seemed to be having so much fun doing it, if it was really so lousy. Perhaps it was just because we …

Canada Housing Boom In '9th Inning'; Will Market Crash Or Coast?

OTTAWA - Canada's much-watched housing market is sending out mixed signals these days — even for analysts.<p>A spate of fresh data and yet one more …

The Most Fabulous Flight Attendant Fashions In History - PAPER

Is there anything more jet-set fabulous than a chicly turned-out flight attendant? In honor of Pedro Almodóvar's new ultra-gay romp <i>I'm So Excited</i>, which takes place on a Madrid to Mexico City flight and features some fabulous flight attendant fashion, we've rounded up our favorite moments of …

Stylish furniture shipped to your door, without the markup

Plenty of online startups have taken aim at 'the middleman' in an effort to lure consumers with lower prices. But every industry has its own set of middlepeople, and some are easier to cut out than others.<p>Take the furniture industry, for example, where multiple layers of buyers and sellers can …

Landscape Photography Post-Processing in Lightroom: Start to Finish

This week, Adobe released Lightroom 5, which adds even more sophisticated editing tools to its repertoire. Photographers who have already been using …

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Canadian homes among most overvalued in OECD ranking

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Wednesday, June 5, 2013</i>.<p><b>Where real estate stands</b><br>Canada's housing market is among the frothiest in the world, according to a new OECD reading that warns of possible trouble in the event of an interest rate or income shock.<p>To be clear, the Bank of …