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Longing to get away with your family or friends? We rounded up some fun and healthy winter vacation ideas

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Embrace Canadian winters with these great getaways

While winter inevitably invites hibernation, we found five great Canadian resorts that will encourage you to get out there and enjoy it—from dogsledding to diving (yes, we mean deep-sea diving!) to good old-fashioned snowmobiling.

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News: Breast cancer survivor wins right to swim topless at public pool

  Jodi Jaecks, a 47-year-old woman who underwent a double mastectomy and chemotherapy as treatment for breast cancer, recently won the right to swim topless at a Seattle public pool. Initially, Jaecks was told by pool staff that all swimmers must wear “gender-appropriate clothing” that is respectful of the pool’s family setting, reports Seattle newspaper, […]

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Celeb fitness: Nina Dobrev goes diving

  Canadian actress Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries) posted a photo to her Instagram account of her getting ready to get active in the water.  Water sports are a great way to sneak in some fitness while enjoying the warm summer weather. Check out these articles on The joys of surfing and 7 exciting water […]

Aspirin may help fight osteoporosis

Aspirin, an anti-inflammatory, is already widely used in the treatment of chronic disease, in particular, heart disease. Now, new research in mice, published today in the journal PLoS One, suggests that aspirin may help combat yet another devastating disease: osteoporosis. Osteoporosis, which means "porous bones," is a disease in which bones become weak and brittle […]