Doctors dubbed it “broken heart syndrome,” after noticing some people with frightening symptoms that felt like a heart attack – chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating and weakness – were grieving the death of a loved one.
Rarely fatal, the...Read More»
Never underestimate the value of even small romantic gestures.
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Tempt your taste buds with red carpet cuisine at Toronto’s Transportation Hub.
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Scientists use patients’ brainpower to help them heal.
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Menopausal hot flashes make a woman feel like she has a personal furnace with a wonky on-off switch.
When it flips to on, heat creeps over her, leaving...Read More»
Many age-related medications, radiation therapy to the head or neck and some systemic diseases such as diabetes can cut output of saliva and create dry...Read More»
At some point your home may not be as welcoming. Here, Jayne MacAulay makes plans to turn her home into a one-level, easy-to-live-in-forever...Read More»
There’s magic under the big white tent.
Ten white Arabian horses dash around a sand-filled stage, saucily shaking heads at one another, occasionally...Read More»
A string of tiny Floridian islands draws dreamers and doers. Jayne MacAulay can’t resist its pull
The sign over the small airport terminal at...Read More»
English country estates like the fictional Downton Abbey provided weekend guests with shooting sticks to lean on while they took potshots at pheasants. To...Read More»