Better Late Than Never: Exercising Helps You Live Longer No Matter When You Start, Study Says

By now, it’s undeniable: regular exercise comes with a range of health benefitsfor people who stick with it over time. But is it ever too late to start? Most research hasn’t been designed to answer this question, since exercise studies typically record people’s physical activity levels at one point in time: […]

Small-business owners say cost of healthcare is their No. 1 issue

Small businesses continue to struggle with rising healthcare costs, according to the National Small Business Association’s 2018 Politics of Small Business Survey. The survey, conducted in May in June among 1,421 small-business owners, found controlling healthcare costs was the most common small-business issue brought to elected officials. Forty percent of respondents […]

Airborne: No need for coughing or sneezing, flu may spread just by breathing

We may pass the flu to others just by breathing, according to a study which contradicts the popular belief that people can catch the influenza virus by exposure to droplets from an infected person’s coughs or sneezes. The study provides new evidence for the potential importance of airborne transmission because […]

Rosenberg: Proposed small business tax changes ‘make no sense’

Rosenberg: Proposed small business tax changes ‘make no sense’ Rosenberg: Ottawa’s tax reform to set off the perfect storm The federal government’s proposed changes to taxes for private corporations “make no sense” and will increase the chances of a Canadian recession, according to Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist David Rosenberg. “The […]

Painted huts: How tourists are flocking this DR Congo village with no electricity

There’s no electricity and only 500 residents in the Congolese village of Makwatsha, but a longstanding tradition by its womenfolk has turned it almost by accident into a star attraction for Chinese tourists. The outside walls of the huts are decorated with paintings of local life, flowers and butterflies, making […]