Christmas Bonus – What To Do With It If You Get One?

Christmas Bonus – What To Do With It If You Get One?

Fifty percent of working Canadians eligible to receive a Christmas bonus in 2012 say they would use some of the extra cash to save, invest, or pay down debt, shopping for the holidays or purchase a vacation. An online poll completed by the Bank of Montreal last week and released Monday reported that, 26% of […]

Top 17 Habits To A Healthy Lifestyle

Top 17 Habits To A Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle is attainable, according to Dr. Shilpa Mital, a Nutritionist, Diet Consultant and founder of Nutrilife Health Management. It is difficult to do it in one day, so she suggests adapting to a diet plan slowly and steadily, by implementing the following. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables Protein Rich Foods: Lean meat, […]

HIV – Highest Ever Diagnoses In Gay Men

HIV – Highest Ever Diagnoses In Gay Men

According to the Health Protection Agency (HPA), the number of bisexual and gay men diagnosed with HIV in the United Kingdom reached a record high in 2011. The HPA said there has been a “worrying” trend since 2007, with more new cases being added each year. Almost fifty-percent of the 6,280 people diagnosed in 2011 […]

If You Want Your Kids To Be More Active Avoid Video Exercise Games

If You Want Your Kids To Be More Active Avoid Video Exercise Games

Dance Revolution isn’t really all that revolutionary – from a fitness perspective. Neither is other video exercise games sold with a promise to get young people moving. According to researchers, if you are considering purchasing so-called “exergames” for your children with the belief that they are viable substitutes for actual physical activity, you better take […]

Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Higher For Black Women

Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Higher For Black Women

With earlier breast cancer detection and better treatment options, the mortality rate has dropped over the last twenty years, but black women die from the disease at a much higher rate than white women, according to a CDC study. Black women had a 41 percent higher mortality rate than white women from 2005 – 2009, […]

Doctors Often Miss Treatment Preferences of Patients

Doctors Often Miss Treatment Preferences of Patients

According to a new review, doctors, when making treatment decisions, often miss the treatment preferences of their patients. Such as over-estimating the priority level of women keeping their breasts, when it comes to breast cancer. A doctor is not able to recommend the right treatment if they don’t understand how patients value trade-offs, researchers found […]

Category Creation – A Lifestyle Strategy

Category Creation – A Lifestyle Strategy

This year has been a tough one for marketers. Numerous marketplace changes and inconsistent business environment challenges has forced new directions and demanded innovative marketing and a lifestyle strategy. Phillips India responded to this by grasping on to an aggressive growth strategy – one of category creation. Vivek Sharma, the Chief Marketing Officer of Philips […]

Countdown To Getting A Halloween Costume

Countdown To Getting A Halloween Costume

Halloween will be here in a couple of weeks, so the clock is ticking to get a Halloween costume ready. According to spokeswoman for Value Village Canada and the United States, Sara Gaugl,some shoppers start thinking about it a month and a half before, while others wait until the week before. Yet, 54% of 1,000 […]