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Dying: I don’t want to be there when it happens

Woody Allen, when asked for his opinion about death, replied, “I don’t worry about dying, I just don’t want to be there when it happens!” Unfortunately, Allen will be there and so will the rest of us. This week, why I have a personal interest in the end of life. And what can we all do to provide the best of care to loved ones near death.

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How antioxidants aid in healthy living

Antioxidants are everywhere. Energy drinks, skin treatments, vitamin supplements, and cold remedies, and all extol the virtues of their special combination of health giving ingredients.

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What's next after graduation?

As graduation approaches, university students’ stress levels only seem to increase. There is a mixture of excitement and anxiety that accompanies the prospect of finally completing a degree. For some. it’s been a long journey, complete with education abroad, terms of co-op or work experience, and maybe even a gap year.

An Oscar Statue inside The Oscars Greenroom, Designed By Rolex at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

What's in the Oscars swag bag?

The top nominees at the Oscars on Sunday will pick up $100,000 swag bags featuring cellulite reducing mats and a pelvic floor exercise tracker.

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Oscar-worthy dishes

Time to make reservations for a night out with Oscar! The 89th Academy Awards is coming up this Sunday, Feb. 26, at the famed Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and the stress is on to see whose wearing what, whose going to trip on the red carpet, what's Jimmy Kimmel have planned for this year's soiree - and whose going home with the little golden statue.

The Zemi Beach Resort opened to rave reviews on Anguilla last year. It's already become a haven for celebrities who want to get away from it all. (JIM BYERS PHOTO)

Six March Break trips fit for a celebrity

You’re dying for some time off at March Break; perhaps the beach or maybe a city or ski trip. But you also hope to run into a celebrity or two for that selfie that will make your friends crazy. Here are some options that combine great things to see and do with at least a small chance one of your favourite stars.

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Romping 50 Shades of Grey-Style? Rope in your Doc

Whips. Chains. Paddles. Rope. Thanks to the pop culture explosion that is 50 Shades of Grey, these words are now part of the mainstream sexual lexicon. But while the book and film franchise has increased awareness about kink, many people are still keeping their bedroom habits secret, and it’s impacting their health.

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Ignoring repairs is no solution

Dear Tony: Our strata is a smaller six-unit townhouse complex constructed in 2003. All six units are attached in one way or another and everyone has a single car garage. We are starting to have some issues with our decks that are covering over the space of the townhouses, which may be ours or our neighbours.

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PROULX: Learn to live in the slow lane

Last week, cancelled flights thwarted a weekend away in New York with my boyfriend. We stayed home. Almost no one knew we were still in Toronto. The slow, delicious unfolding of three days with no plans, obligations or commitments was shockingly delightful.