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Many graduates struggling to make the leap from school to career

Josh Grant had no idea how tough it would be to embark on a career when he graduated from Western University with a business degree four years ago. "I got a lot of nos, or no responses, after applying for jobs."<p>Employers wanted candidates with corporate experience, even for positions billed as …

How to better talk to children about their art

While you've been doing laundry, your seven-year-old has been making art – crayoning up a storm at the kitchen table. You take a break from folding to check on her. She's in the middle of drawing something. It's an animal, but not one you've seen before. You'd say mammal if you had to guess – maybe …

Mental Health

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> At prescription strength, proton-pump inhibitors are associated with a potential 25% increased risk of early death from any cause, suggests new research published Monday in the British Medical Journal Open.<p>This study did not examine over-the-counter proton-pump inhibitors or particular …

Biomedicine

Montreal cancer drug developer Repare raises $68-million

A Montreal biotech startup has secured a huge early-stage financing as it aims to build on an emerging global trend of developing "precision oncology" drugs that target cancerous tumours.<p>Repare Therapeutics Inc., led by veteran Montreal biotech executive Lloyd Segal and co-founded by a trio of …

Biotechnology

When Are Dogs Allowed on the Wilmington Area Beaches?

We often get asked what the rules are for dogs on the Wilmington area beaches; so, we’ve compiled a quick breakdown on leash laws:<p><b>Wrightsville …

The Disastrous 1976 Montreal Olympics Should Have Taught Host Cities a Valuable Lesson

Forty years later, we look back at the Summer Olympics in Montreal. The financial mess could have been a wake-up call for future Games, but not much has changed since.<p>This summer marks the 40-year anniversary of the Montreal Olympics, but also the same anniversary of one of the most oft-quoted …

Brazil

What Home Improvements Add Value?

When you decide to revamp your home, the goal is usually to suit your lifestyle and create an ambiance more to your own taste. In a world of financial uncertainties, however, it is crucial to consider the effect on the resale value of your property. Home improvement projects that enhance …

How to Easily Share Your Screen with Messages App on OS X

You don’t need to hunt around for apps in order to help people fix their Macs any more, thanks to Screen Sharing in OS X. This gives you the power to …

Kimchi Recipes and Tips - Chowhound

DIY kimchi is one of the more accessible at home food projects out there: it doesn’t require much more than some basic ingredients, the lidded crock …

4 mortgage secrets only your broker knows

Taking out a mortgage loan to buy a home is a huge investment — probably the biggest you'll ever make.<p>That's why it's important to cut as many costs of applying for a mortgage loan as possible. Who knows best how to reduce these costs? Mortgage lenders, of course.<p>Here are four secrets that your …

Personal Finance

What you don't know about a leading morning-sickness drug

A top researcher has been sworn to secrecy about a medication prescribed to half of pregnant women in the country<p>Last August, Toronto family …

8 Things to Know Before You Hire a Contractor

He'll practically be a member of the family, so choose wisely.<p>Contractor Stephen Fanuka shares what he wishes his clients knew before hiring him — and after he's taken on the job.<p><b>1. Don't expect perfection — expect quality.</b> <br>The most unrealistic expectation a client can have is that the job will be …

Software takes the pain out of marking exams

As a rule, teachers are enthusiastic about forming young minds and putting their energies toward bettering the next generation.<p>As another rule, teachers hate marking, and they hate it with the heat of a thousand blazing exam papers.<p>James Colliander, a professor at the University of Toronto, found …

Teaching