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A new case study is warning against the trend of vaginal steaming — and for good reason. A 62-year-old unnamed woman suffered second-degree burns after undergoing a vaginal steaming treatment, according to the study published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. The woman was using vaginal steaming to “attempt to reduce vaginal prolapse,”
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We’ve all had moments of feeling dizzy. Whether it’s motion sickness after a long car ride, feeling light-headed after being in the sun or even witnessing the room spinning after too many drinks, dizziness is a common occurrence for many. Dr. Lisa Del Giudice, a family physician with the Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team in
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In Dr. Gigi Osler’s opinion, one of the most important parts of healthcare is the health of the physician. Story continues below As president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), she’s seen firsthand the impact physician burnout can have on quality of care. “Burnout in healthcare providers reduces outcomes, it reduces patient satisfaction, and it increases
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Menopause looks different for everyone who goes through it. Women can start menopause at a range of ages and experience a variety of symptoms, both physical and mental. Dr. Lindsay Shirreff, an obstetrician/gynecologist at the Mature Women’s Health and Menopause Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, told Global News the average age of menopause
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan to have two children “maximum” due to concerns about climate change. Story continues below Harry shared the couple’s news in an interview with renowned primatologist Jane Goodall for the September issue of British Vogue, which Markle guest-edited. He said becoming a father completely changed his perspective. “I view it
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View link » On this week’s Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore the science behind making the perfect drink. Story continues below We first talk with a mixologist who is working to change the entire realm of the science — Jim Meehan, owner of Mixography, Inc. He has been involved in the mixology
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David Lee first figured out his last name was common when he discovered actor Bruce Lee. The Toronto-based photo editor was in Grade 3. “At first it was like, ‘Oh, there’s actually another person that’s not a member of my family that has the same last name as me.” Lee switched schools in Grade 4
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Earlier this year, Melbourne chiropractor Andrew Arnold made headlines when a (now deleted) video of him performing spinal manipulation on a two-week-old baby was shared to his clinic’s Facebook page. Story continues below Arnold’s actions were condemned by health minister Jenny Mikakos, who called the video “extremely disturbing.” Shortly thereafter, the Chiropractic Board of Australia
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You don’t have to swipe very far to find a filter that will thin your nose, sharpen your cheekbones, widen your eyes, smoothen and, in some cases, even lighten your skin, helping to achieve that airbrushed look once reserved for magazine models and Hollywood stars. “That, like, flawless kind of superficial look is what all
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When Olivia Blackmore tells people she doesn’t drink alcohol, she’s commonly met with a question in response: Why not? The 27-year-old journalist says while most people are understanding and don’t pry, others can’t help themselves. Drinking is commonplace in social situations, and she’s used to being the odd one out. “I’ve had a few people
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