Monthly Archives: February 2016

Month: February 2016 Heart Attack Symptoms

  1 of 9  Chest Pain Chest pain is very common, but isn’t the only symptom of heart attack. Photo Credit: Colin Hawkins/Getty Images Heart attack symptoms typically follow a classic pattern. This list includes several common signs and symptoms of heart attacks. The patient does not need to have every item on the list in order to be having a heart attack, but if two or more of the items are present then it is important to call 911 immediately. Chest Pain The most common and regularly documented symptom of a heart attack is chest pain. The pain can

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Month: February 2016 7 best kitchen improvements under $500

  When it comes to upgrading the kitchen, there seems to be no shortage of things on our wish list. And between mentally updating the refrigerator, the countertops or flooring, our imaginary budget is already blown. Rest assured that even a modest budget of $500 could be used to instantly improve the look of your kitchen.   1. Cabinetry hardware Image courtesy of Rainier Custom Homes, Porch.com. Believe it or not, your door hardware and drawer pulls can easily look outdated. Fortunately it’s super easy to update or replace the hardware on your cabinetry and drawers. If you love the

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Month: February 2016 No Weight Workout Program

  Whether you’re on the road, at home or in a rush, this full body strength training workout can be done anytime, anywhere.  You’ll work all your muscle groups including the chest, shoulders, arms, abs and lower body with plenty of tips for how to add or change the intensity of each exercise.  Perform this workout 2 or 3 nonconsecutive days a week, making sure to warm up with 5 or 10 minutes of light cardio and end your workout with a stretch. Precautions See your doctor before trying this workout if you have any injuries, illnesses or other conditions. 

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Month: February 2016 Toronto could become first Canadian Bee City

  With approval from city council and a successful application to Bee City Canada, Toronto could officially become the first Canadian Bee City by the end of March, 2016. It’s all about increasing the city’s work in protecting pollinators and growing the population, said Michelle Berardinetti, the councillor who’s got everyone buzzing about the idea. “An added designation is about public education and community involvement,” she said. “Our city is already doing a lot in bee farming and protection, and we need to serve as a leading example to the rest of Canada.” Toronto is home to more than 300

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Month: February 2016 Visit Toronto’s Humber Bay Butterfly Habitat

The Humber Bay Butterfly Habitat (HBBH) is an exciting and unique public green space in Toronto. Located in Humber Bay Park East, the HBBH is a restored outdoor area which has been designed to attract butterflies by offering nectar plants, host plants, boulders for sunning, wind shelters, water access, hibernacula (places for hibernating) and other things butterflies need to survive through every stage of life. With interpretive signs informing visitors about the space and about some of the species they could see there, the Humber Bay Butterfly Habitat provides a much-needed oasis for both Lepidopteran insects and nature-lovers alike.  

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Month: February 2016 Easing Arthritis With Ginger

Ginger is an herb sometimes used in treatment of arthritis. Proponents suggest that consuming ginger as a food, drinking ginger tea, and/or taking ginger supplements can help soothe arthritis symptoms and lessen arthritis-related pain. Why Do People Sometimes Use Ginger for Arthritis Relief? Because there is no cure for arthritis—and because standard care for arthritis often involves the use of medications known to trigger side effects in some patients—many people turn to natural remedies like ginger to relieve arthritis pain. Ginger contains compounds found to reduce inflammation, a biological process that plays a key role in the pain associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid

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Month: February 2016 9 Surprising Household Cleaners

  You’ve got a cleaning job to do, and you know just the brand name cleaner to use.  But what if the right tool for the job is lurking in the most unexpected places?  Could you really find great cleaners in your refrigerator, pantry, or medicine cabinet?  These 9 surprising household cleaners, really clean up. Pixel Drip/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 1.  Ketchup Ketchup has a bad wrap for causing set in stains on our laundry, but it can actually remove tarnish and other stains on our pots and pans.  And could you believe that ketchup could be the perfect dip for

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Month: February 2016 6 Foods You Should Eat to Live Longer

  Research suggests that what you eat can be one of the most important factors to living a long, healthy life. Along with exercise, your diet can be extremely effective at preventing chronic disease and promoting health and longevity. Eating a significant portion of these 6 nutrient-dense foods every day can help you naturally strengthen your immune system and could add years to your life by boosting your health.   1 of 6  Greens Raw, leafy greens are packed with nutrients, but are super low in calories. At only about 100 calories per pound, leafy greens are an excellent weight-loss

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Month: February 2016 330 Richmond St West, Toronto – New Condo Investment

You are invited to a First Release VIP Condo Event on Saturday February 27th, 2016 for: City Suites By Greenpark.  One Day Only.  Suites starting from $287,900*.  A 5 Star Luxury Condo right in the heart of Downtown Toronto. * Representations and information contained herein do not form part of any Agreement of Purchase and Sale. Hersh Condos Inc. Brokerage, Petaluma Building Corp, do not warrant or represent any or all of the figures and statements above. No placement of mortgage is guaranteed and it is the responsibility of each purchaser to arrange suitable financing. You are advised to verify

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Month: February 2016 9 Best Bodyweight Exercises For Bad Knees

  Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Whether due to injury, caused by carrying excess body fat, or brought on by medical conditions such as arthritis or osteoporosis, knee pain can sideline you from regular activity and make you feel limited in your daily exercise. But you don’t have to take a break from exercise when you know which moves can give you a great workout without hurting your knees. Why Knee Pain Doesn’t Have To Mean The End of Working Out While squats and lunges are two of the most popular bodyweight exercises, they tend to be hard

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