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Heart-smart: Former Ironman to discuss benefits of defibrillator access

WHOLE-HEARTED: Former Ironman world champion Guy Leech will be in Bathurst next Tuesday to discuss the importance of defibrillators and maintaining a healthy well-being. Photo: FILE A former Ironman world champion will visit Bathurst next Tuesday to discuss the importance of having defibrillators on hand at home and in the workplace. Guy Leech, a seven-time… Read More »

This former Apple engineer has analyzed the microbes in his body 600 times — here's what he learned

Most of us would find it off-putting to imagine that there are many trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi living in our body, invisible to the naked eye. But Richard Sprague, a Seattle-based software engineer, has dedicated years of his life — and tested himself hundreds of times — to unravel their mysteries.

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »