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A chance encounter inspires promising cancer research

A chance encounter inspires promising cancer research

When Kerry Courneya arrived at the University of Calgary in 1992, cancer was the farthest thing from his mind. Trained in exercise science, he was networking to find people to collaborate in his field when he was put in touch with Christine Friedenreich from the Alberta Cancer Board. Her main interest was exercise, so the meeting sounded promising.

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Travel! It’s good for you.

Travel! It’s good for you.

Travel provides you with a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a different environment, meet people from other cultures, and possibly even learn a new language. Simply put, it’s an opportunity to grow. But if you’re imagining an air-conditioned tour bus with museum visits and a stop for lunch, you can stop right here.

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Running on empty: when it’s time for self-care

Running on empty: when it’s time for self-care

Self-care may have become something of a wellness trend, but it is a legitimate way of maintaining or restoring balance in order to function at your best. Everyone goes through periods when life commitments demand extra from us.

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Team or individual sports: for children, the benefits go beyond athletic skill

Team or individual sports: for children, the benefits go beyond athletic skill

Fun, fitness, and skill development are probably the top three reasons for putting your children in organized sports. But there are skills a child can gain from participating in sports that have nothing to do with the sport itself—skills that can serve them well into adulthood.

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