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Pregnancy Brain

Ever had that nightmare where the teacher calls on you to write on the board, and once you’re standing at the front of the class, you realize you don’t have any pants on? Well, this one woman we know did a grownup version of that in real-life. Standing at her car after buckling in her…

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The toothbrush helps treat your teeth right

The toothbrush is neat. Whether you avoid or embrace this simple de- vice, it’s amazing that a life without yellow, rotten teeth is yours for the tak- ing. Imagine, less than a century ago, if you had bad teeth, they were plucked out of your mouth and you were given a whole new set of…

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The dirt on getting your soil garden-ready

To garden is to accompany juicy red tomatoes, vibrant green zucchini, and supple strawberries as they transform from tiny seed to a mouthwatering bouquet. What makes the gardening season a fulfilling experience, or dis- appointment, begins with how their bed is prepared. After cleaning away the mess melt- ed snow leaves behind, like dog poop,…

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Bats are nearly extinct in Quebec

Three bat species are almost extinct in Quebec because of White Nose disease. Their unprecedented elimina- tion has an enormous impact on the ecosystem and food production, and the Quebec government needs your help to find a solution. The little brown bat, the northern long-eared myotis and the tri-colored bat have been decimated, with a…

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How to choose the right baby carrier

BY MEL LEFEBVRE Once a baby is born, parents must figure out how to transport their little one from point A to point B. An increasing number of parents are “wearing” their babies, a term used to describe putting the infant in some type of carrier worn by a parent.  Many of these people love…