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Think your grocery bill is high? Try eating gluten-free

When Ashley Hickey’s 7-year-old son Alex was diagnosed with celiac disease last month, she knew she had to overhaul the family’s entire diet to become a gluten-free household. Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disease that causes people to become ill when they eat wheat, rye, or barley. As a celiac herself, Hickey is familiar with the risk of cross-contamination …

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Wall Street Journal reporter says she was fired for advocating for press freedom in Hong Kong

As it happens7:14Wall Street Journal reporter says she was fired for advocating for press freedom in Hong Kong When Selina Cheng was elected head of a press freedom organization in Hong Kong, she didn’t expect her very first press conference to be about her firing from her own job. Cheng says she was fired as a reporter for the Wall …

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JD Vance praises Trump, shares personal story in first speech as vice presidential candidate

Donald Trump’s running mate for vice president, Sen. J.D. Vance, presented himself to the nation Wednesday night as the son of a forgotten industrial town in Ohio who, if elected in November, will fight for the working class. Vance, 39, described his difficult childhood, from the U.S. Marines, to Yale Law School, to venture capitalism, and finally to the U.S. …

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New US border rules for dogs starting August 1 raise concerns for health minister

Health Minister Mark Holland says he has received concessions over new rules the United States is imposing on dog owners taking their pets across the border, but he is “concerned” about the coming changes. “I am frankly concerned about the rules that the United States is putting in place starting August 1 that will require a number of new measures …

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AT&T data breach affected nearly all customers after information was downloaded on a third-party platform

Nearly all of AT&T’s customer data has been downloaded to a third-party platform, leading to a security breach, the company said Friday, as cyberattacks continue to spread across the globe against businesses, schools and healthcare systems. The breach, which largely occurred over a five-month period in 2022, affected AT&T mobile customers, customers of mobile virtual network operators who use AT&T’s …

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Fewer home sales and lower average house prices in Canada compared to last year

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, both sales and home prices in Canada declined in June compared to June 2023. However, sales increased slightly compared to May 2024. According to the latest figures from CREA, residential property sales as registered with the Canadian Multiple Listing Service (MLS) increased by 3.7 percent between May and June 2024. However, monthly sales …

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Hamilton students head to Iceland to map caves with a drone in hopes their invention will be used in space

A team of students from McMaster University in Hamilton will soon head to Iceland, where they will set up camp near a series of underground lava tubes that they plan to map with a drone. The drone uses hardware and software designed by the students, who hope that their technology can be used in space exploration in the future, to …

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Liberal government introduces controversial digital services tax, raising trade concerns

The federal government has introduced a controversial digital services tax that will raise billions of dollars while threatening Canada’s trade relations by taxing the revenue that international companies earn in Canada. The Liberal government proposed the tax in its 2019 election manifesto. It later agreed to delay the measure’s introduction until the end of 2023 in the hope of striking …

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City of Believers: Edmonton ready for Oilers to take home the Cup

As the minutes ticked down in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, thousands of Oilers fans rose to their feet. As one they sang Bon Jovi’s Living on a prayer, they shouted Shania Twain’s “Let’s Go Girls” lyrics and finally sang “We want the Cup” over and over until the final buzzer sounded. Outside, the excitement continued: 104th Avenue …

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TikTok has been called the therapist bank of Gen Z. But not all #mentalhealth info is correct

Spark53:59Being human now 9 – Well-being It’s “scroller beware” on #mentalhealth TikTok, where the content ranges from informed to misleading, and has the potential to be both helpful and harmful, mental health providers say. Jonathan Shedler, a psychologist and clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, says he’s concerned about the quality of mental health information …

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