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Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

How to lose underarm 'batwing' fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chances are, if you are a woman over 40, you are probably familiar with the term "batwings" to describe the stubborn fat and sagging skin that starts appearing under your upper arms around this age.<p>Though it's difficult to completely avoid or correct, you don't have to toss your tank tops …

Workouts

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

CDC identifies a mystery cluster of deaths among dentists

<b>(CNN) —</b> A cluster of cases of a progressive lung disease occurred among dentists and other dental workers treated at one Virginia care center, according to Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Of nine patients, referred to as a …

Public Health

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Ocrevus

<b>Ocrevus</b><b>™ (ocrelizumab)</b><b><br>Drug Identification Number (DIN): 02467224</b><b><br>Hoffmann-La Roche Limited</b><p>Ocrevus is a monoclonal antibody that specifically targets …

Energy-boosting meal plan - TODAY.com

Here’s the problem with dieting. You go on a typical “diet,” only to find that its restrictions have sapped your energy, but not your weight. There’s a better way and it involves eating the foods that you love while focusing on the nutrients you need to keep you at your most energized self.<p>This …

Food

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

posted by Chungah on July 9, 2014 51 Comments »<p><i>Why get store-bought dressing when you can make this in just 5 minutes right at home? It doesn’t get</i> …

How the Keto Diet—Even Without Exercise—Slays the Opposition

An American research team wanted to know which combination of diet and exercise has the most beneficial results on metabolic syndrome in 10 …

Diabetes

Help storm-swept Caribbean islands recover with a vacation

Whether you're a first timer or a repeat visitor, now – more than ever – is the time to plan a Caribbean vacation.<p>Although this has been an unprecedented hurricane season throughout the islands, about 70 per cent of the region was unaffected by storms. And many islands are well on their way to a …

Caribbean

Four vegetables we love to hate – and how to cook them right

Beets, eggplant, broccoli and cabbage – these veggies often suffer more from bad cooking technique than they do from inherently bad taste. Emma and Lucy Waverman explain how you can easily make these healthy options the star of your meal<p>In the Pixar movie <i>Inside Out</i>, the Mindy Kaling-voiced …

Healthy Eating

Porto vs. Lisbon: Which city wins travel rivalry?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lisbon has established itself as Europe's hippest city-trip destination over the past couple of years, but now it has a rival that's a little too close for comfort.<p>Portugal's second-city, Porto, is giving the capital a run for its money as <i>the</i> place to go for a unique blend of history, balmy …

European Travel

100 best beaches around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is it possible to rank the world's best beaches ? Of course it is. This is the Internet.<p>Will everyone agree with our ranking, murmuring respectfully among themselves about how perfectly accurate every placement is? Maybe not. This is the Internet.<p>But that's why we've scoured the planet, …

Beaches

A cottage agreement can save the family headaches

There's a family I know who have a story they'd like to share. Eric, Ben and Emma are siblings who inherited their father's cottage four years ago when he passed away. They all love spending time at the cottage, and love one another – most of the time. Still, they can drive one another crazy. "Tim, …

Retirement

Portugal's Presidential Train: A culinary journey | CNN Travel

Travel

Why you may need or want to set up a trust in your estate

Parents may have little say over how their adult children spend money, but they can control how much of their wealth they pass down by setting up a trust.<p>Trusts are a common investment strategy used by high-net-worth individuals looking to transfer all or parts of their assets to their children or …

Retirement

Want to stay slim? Up your flavonoid intake

No doubt you've heard that eating more fruits and vegetables can help you manage body weight. The fibre and water in produce adds bulk to meals, filling you up with fewer calories.<p>According to a new study from Britain, though, there's an even more powerful ingredient in fruits and vegetables that …

Nutrition

Millennial makes six figures in NWT diamond mine, vacations in Thailand

<b>Name:</b> Stephen Soock<p><b>Age:</b> 26<p><b>Annual income:</b> over $110,000, including bonuses<p><b>Savings:</b> $55,000 in TFSAs (stock and savings); $50,000 in RRSPs<p><b>Debt:</b> $0<p><b>What he does:</b> underground design planner at diamond mine<p><b>Where he lives:</b> Yellowknife, Northwest Territories<p>Stephen Soock is a long way from home. Based in …

Personal Finance

Parents of disabled children face daunting financial preparation

As a mother of three children, including one with a severe developmental disability, Laurie Geschke admits that looking into the future was not something she did before her children became adults. It was only then that she and her husband began seriously contemplating their wills.<p>Planning for the …

Canadians with disabilities need real work, real pay, real leadership

<i>Michael J. Prince is</i> <i>Lansdowne Professor of social policy</i> <i>at the</i> <i>University of Victoria.</i><p>More than 400,000 working-age adults with physical or mental disabilities are currently unemployed in Canada, despite being willing and able to participate in the labour force.<p>Strong federal leadership and …

The Eastern Algarve is Portugal’s best-kept secret

<b>EAST SIDE STORY</b><p><b>Portugal’s Algarve is almost too popular, so why not head to its little-visited eastern end? Here the long white beaches are secluded and the port towns are sleepier, but there’s no shortage of gelato and pastry shops. On a road trip, Doug Wallace learns to slow down and live the</b> …

European Travel

Five common tax questions you asked about cottages

My daughter has been contemplating how to pass the time at the cottage this summer.<p>"Dad, I'd like to be a mosquito catcher," she said. "I'm getting eaten alive anyway." Turns out that mosquito catchers were for real in the past and they did get paid. These folks would catch mosquitoes on six-hour …

Cottages

What is intermittent fasting, and is it healthy?

When you hear the word "fasting," you probably think of gimmicky diets—and, um, feeling "hangry." But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health (more on that later). But before you skip lunch and let …

Holistic Medicine

Scientists discover an inherited gene for MS

<b>Scientists say they have found a gene that causes a rare but inherited form of multiple sclerosis.</b><p>It affects about one in every thousand MS patients and, according to the Canadian researchers, is proof that the disease is passed down generations.<p>Experts have long suspected there's a genetic element …

Genetics

Financial planning for children with disabilities is an underused support

<i>Jim Love is founder and chief executive officer of Legacy Private Trust and a founding partner of the law firm Love & Whalen.</i><p>Every year, Canadian financial planners inadvertently fail to secure an estimated $18-million in potential savings for some of their most financially vulnerable clients – …

Retirement

Program that helps intellectually disabled adults live independently gets provincial funding

The program, called Lights, finds 'house mentors' for adults who need them<p>A unique program in Toronto that connects young adults with intellectual …

What to do when a volcano disrupts flights

Some unlucky travelers can now say a volcano disrupted their plans.<p>Ash from Alaska's<p>Pavlof Volcanohas resulted in a slew of flight cancellations and …

Flying

Egyptian man behind Donald Trump Facebook threat to leave U.S. | Reuters

(Reuters) - An Egyptian aviation student in California who made a threatening Facebook post toward U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has agreed to leave the country and could be gone by the end of the week, his attorney said on Monday.<p>U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald …

Donald Trump

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

Dessert

Breathe better to move better: Train to breathe like a pro athlete

Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better. She's the yoga trainer for the Atlanta Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Lightning, Orlando Magic and dozens of pros in the National Football …

Yoga