SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — As she pursued her dream of becoming a fashion model, veering for years between extreme dieting and overeating, Park I Seul realized she had a problem: She was not tall and skinny, like typical runway models, nor was she big enough to be a plus-size model.
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HOLDERNESS, N.H. — Modern refrigerators have little appeal for summer guests at a rustic New Hampshire resort who prefer cooling their bottles of water, soda and beer the old-fashioned way.
TORONTO — A study says babies exposed to more than one language in the home are more attentive than infants who hear only a single language.
Researchers at Toronto’s York University say this advantage in attention can start as early as six months of age and could set the stage for lifelong cognitive benefits.
TORONTO—Parents are changing the way they talk to their kids about cannabis post-legalization as weed has become a more visible part of daily life across the country.
Ashleigh Brown, founder of SheCann, which allows Canadian women to share their experiences using medical cannabis, said talking to kids about marijuana shouldn't be a one-time “talk.”
CHICAGO — Faced with an aging American workforce, companies are increasingly navigating delicate conversations with employees grappling with cognitive declines, experts say.
Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report.
DETROIT — Sweethearts those chalky little candies with messages on them won’t be on store shelves this Valentine’s Day.
The New England Confectionary Co. or Necco had been making the popular candies since 1886. But the company filed for bankruptcy protection last spring.
Jeremy Vander Meer had his first experience with salvaging a roadkill moose soon after he moved to Alaska nearly five years ago.
“It was pretty easy, actually,” he said in an interview with The Canadian Press.
“It was kind of perfect.”
TORONTO — A move by Ottawa to use Canada’s food guide to drill home the dangers of chronic alcohol use caught some nutrition and addiction experts by surprise, but they welcomed the tougher stance on an issue they say demands a co-ordinated strategy.
NEW YORK—A hamburger a week but no more—that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.
Eggs should be limited to fewer than about four a week, the report says. Dairy foods should be about a serving a day—or less.