Some interesting stories from around the web this week:
From The Tyee, why is the Canadian media so demanding of our athletes?
From the Globe and Mail, how to garden in Inuvik.
Some talk about peanut allergies: Grace at Kids Health Notes discusses recent peanut bans in schools, and shares her personal perspective on living with a child with severe allergies.
From Jason Sandeman, a refreshing alternative to soft drinks: Mint Lime Carbonated Water.
The Finding Hope Blog, from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, tells stories of Canadians’ battles with breast cancer—and you can share your own.
From the New York Times, post-glory life for Olympic athletes.
From Grist, how to start composting.
From the Toronto Star, an update on the listeriosis outbreak and meat recall.
Another from the New York Times: Researchers are questioning the widespread use of HPV vaccines.
And from Lisa’s Vegetarian Kitchen, a roundup of salad dressing recipes.