Health-Lifestyles News Advisory as of 1 p.m. ET Wednesday, Jan. 23
(Canadian Press DataFile Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
HEALTH-LIFESTYLES-TRAVEL NEWS ADVISORY
Here are the Health-Lifestyles-Travel stories from The Canadian Press as of 1 p.m. ET. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Questions can go to Andrea Baillie at 416-507-2162.
TORONTO _ Leading influenza scientists are ending a self-imposed moratorium on research into what it might take to make bird flu viruses transmissible among humans.The international group announced their intention in a letter published jointly today by the journals Nature and Science. Fouchier and Roberts have PhDs
Roaming charges on cellphones misunderstood
MONTREAL _ Think you're tech savvy about roaming charges, data usage or online security Maybe not.Canadians are among the highest adopters of technology in the world, but 57 per cent of those surveyed failed a test for tech savviness, says wireless provider Rogers Communications Inc.
Think you've got a big tree Check the register.
A few months ago I happened upon an enormous cucumbertree magnolia. "Must be the biggest cucumbertree magnolia anywhere," I thought.Such speculation doesn't have to be idle. In a Washington, D.C., office, the American Forests organization keeps the National Register of Big Trees. PHOTO.
Saab plays it safe with bejeweled couture gowns
PARIS _ Elie Saab's couture never ventures far beyond his safe signature: fitted high-waists and long feminine gowns in powdery sumptuous silk that are always well-cut.For his spring-summer collection there were no surprises. PHOTO.
Do-it-yourselfers give new life to old dinnerware
Vintage dishware doesn't have to gather dust in the china cabinet.Outdated table settings, such as a stack of your grandmother's old plates or a bundle of used mugs you scooped up at Salvation Army, can find fresh life with a little TLC. All it takes is a marker or a drill and a basic plan. PHOTO.
_ Embargoed story on ebook industry announcement. Story moves at 3 p.m. ET
Target set to unveil designer partners and brands ahead of Canadian launch
TORONTO _ U.S. discount giant Target is slated to unveil designer partners and brands ahead of its Canadian launch in March. VIDEO. By Lauren La Rose. EDs: Will be updated following media event set to begin at 4 p.m. ET. Moves Business and Lifestyles.
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