If you’re one of the many readers who set their 2020 Vision for health and have been following along in this eight-weeks series, you should be right about the halfway mark.

OVERVIEW: The week begins under the influence of mercury turning retrograde so be ready for things to stall or back up. Avoid signing anything that is not already decided or drawn up, etc. This happens close to Neptune. There will be some fudging of the facts, masking the truth or outright d…

Julia and Rick Valenti, back row left, share a moment with Canada’s Wailin’ Jennys on a seven-day singer/song writer Caribbean cruise Feb. 3-10. Pictured also back right is Leanna from the Yukon whom they met on the ship and who was born in Penticton’s old hospital. Featured on the cruise we…

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Recipes in a cook's repertoire fall into place in surprising ways. It might be something passed down through family and tradition, a dish enjoyed in an exotic locale, something clipped from a newspaper or magazine, or a recipe shared by dear friends.

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Kim Da-hye, a 29-year-old South Korean, said that moving into a semi-basement apartment was her least-preferred option when she was looking for a new place to live.

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NEW YORK - A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is a feathered white tutu. It may look, to the untrained eye, like any ballet costume. It is, however, anything but.

NEW YORK - Somehow, he does it almost every time, and on Tuesday designer Marc Jacobs did it yet again: Upped his game, when it came to closing out New York Fashion Week with a jolt of creative energy, vision and panache.

NEW YORK - Streaming services like Netflix or Hulu account for 19% of television viewing in the United States now for people who have that capacity, virtually double what it was less than two years ago, a report out Wednesday said.

NEW YORK - In celebration of the grit and eclectic glamour of his adopted New York City, Prabal Gurung staged his New York Fashion Week show Tuesday night at the famed Rainbow Room high above Midtown with his favourite street musician on a piano emblazoned with the message: “This Machine Kil…

NEW YORK - Designer Naeem Khan sent models down the runway Tuesday in a shimmering, star-spangled collection the immigrant called his love letter to America, recalling how he started his brand with only $500 and plenty of determination.

There are jigsaw puzzle nights at coffee shops and libraries. Puzzle groups and puzzle games online. Hand-cut wooden puzzles that cost thousands of dollars. And puzzle designs that range from edgy, original artwork to your own, custom-ordered family photos.

NEW YORK - Watching the Oscar de la Renta show unfold in the imposing setting of the New York Public Library in Manhattan, it was hard not to think back some 24 hours to a different Oscar: the Academy Awards, and specifically Scarlett Johansson.

OVERVIEW: The week starts under the influence of waning moon energy during the night. Egos should be cooling allowing for some dialogue. There is no need to be a wrecking ball, as no one wins when everyone’s house is flattened. It’s better to convince others to give you the keys.

How long will patients, those dying in pain, have to endure the political nonsense surrounding the law, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)? The government has announced it will conduct yet another survey to determine if Canadians want to modify its incomplete law. Why another survey, another…

NEW YORK - Kaia Gerber walked the runway and brand ambassador Kendall Jenner sat front row at Longchamp's celebrity filled show Saturday, that included model Coco Rocha and actresses Ashley Benson and Storm Reid.

Over the many years that I’ve had the privilege to spend time reading and writing on various health care topics, the common theme, at least of the books and articles I’ve selected, is that you can live a longer and healthier life with a few lifestyle changes.

LOS ANGELES - Tom Ford brought fashion week to Hollywood on Friday night, with a runway show full of glamour and a front row jammed with A-listers, including Jennifer Lopez, Renée Zellweger, Miley Cyrus and Lil Nas X.

NEW YORK - Fashion label Namilia deconstructed Asian stereotypes in the porn industry, empowering the demure, submissive woman with bold dominatrix looks worn exclusively by Asian models at Sunday's show, including several Pornhub actors.

NEW YORK - It was all about drama at Carolina Herrera's show Monday with signature oversized bows, sweeping gowns with long trains and bright pops of colour contrasted with optic whites and jet blacks.

NEW YORK - Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la Renta strapless gown embellished to the rafters, while fellow nominee Laura Dern brought her mom as she walked the red carpet in pale pink and black.

NEW YORK - Against images of snakes and urban landscapes projected onto walls, along with audio of a man advising to take creative risks, models for Rag & Bone walked in long layers paired with scrunched knee-high boots in a collection true to the brand's American workwear roots at New Y…

NEW YORK - Tory Burch blurred the lines between masculine and feminine at Sunday's show, reinventing the traditional power suit with a floral print, juxtaposed with tall boots to prove that dressing pretty can still exude power and strength.

NEW YORK - The CBS News chief called threats against journalist Gayle King “reprehensible” Saturday as backlash grew against rapper Snoop Dogg and others critical of King for an interview where she asked about a sexual assault charge against the late Kobe Bryant.

NEW YORK - LaQuan Smith brought the sexy to New York Fashion Week in a mostly black collection of slinky evening dresses, ultra-short party wear and killer cold-weather coats of leather and fur.

NEW YORK - With shouts of “Work it! work it!” from superfan Leslie Jones in the front row, Christian Siriano helped kick off New York Fashion Week on Thursday, rolling out sculptured showstopping gowns, looks of rainbow fringe and pops of bright “funhouse” green.

OVERVIEW: Talks of unity are carried over from last week affecting personal or global matters. The key will be to empower what is right and true. Calm the water of division as everyone needs a break. Discuss areas that would be mutually beneficial.

Congratulations for kicking off the new year right and setting your 2020 vision for health. If you've been following along these past few weeks and making some meaningful changes to your food and lifestyle, well done. Just a quick recap for those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about

Canada has four confirmed cases of the new coronavirus that has infected almost 10,000 people globally in the last two months. While the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a global health emergency, Canadian public health officials say the risk of contracting the illness in …

Canada has three confirmed cases of the new coronavirus that has infected almost 10,000 people globally in the last two months. While the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a global health emergency, Canadian public health officials say the risk of contracting the illness in…

VANCOUVER - Family doctors in Canada are providing increased access to care compared with most of their counterparts in 10 other countries butstill lag behind when it comes to using electronic medical records, findings of a survey show.

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