5 Reasons to Try Yoga this Year (1/7)

Whether you're new to yoga or trying to get back into it, here are five reasons to get on the mat and start a yoga practice

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Yoga benefits your body and mind

Yoga may have been seen as just a trend in the ’90s, but judging by the ever-growing number of studios in Canada, it’s never been so popular—mostly due to the benefits it brings practitioners. “The great thing is you’ll be a much better person to hang out with,” says Vancouver-based yoga instructor Eoin Finn, creator of many popular yoga DVDs including The Pursuit of Happy Hips. Still haven’t made it on the mat? Here, Finn shares his top reasons to bring a yoga practice into your life.

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News: Brazil’s health minister promotes sexual healing

Here’s some health info we can all get behind: The health minister of Brazil is recommending more sex as a solution to the nation’s problem with high blood pressure, reports the Associated Press. Minister Jose Temporaro included more nookie as a cardio-boosting activity that would help people keep their blood pressure down. Even if you […]

Herbicides may disrupt hormones

Atrazine, a common weed killer used by farmers and some licensed lawncare companies, has long been suspected of causing sexual abnormalities in frogs and fish. Now, research from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) indicates it may alter hormonal signaling in human cells, too.Using placental cells in culture, the scientists determined that Atrazine impacted […]

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News: Could Big Brother make you healthier?

According to a study described on the Scientific American website, it’s not just when your mother’s watching that you pick up after yourself better’all it takes is an image of a pair of human eyes.Researchers at Newcastle University performed the experiment in their own cafeteria, observing people’s behaviour after eating (putting their dishes away or […]