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October 2010

Health File

Copper And Iron Alert

Anyone over 50 who takes nutritional supplements may want to consider a brand without iron and copper pending further research into connections between the minerals and a range of age-related diseases.

The Accidental Enemy: Navy, Part 41

Ship’s company aboard HMCS Windflower, 1940. PHOTO: LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA104397 The winter of 1941-42 is usually treated by historians as a quiet one on

Fighting Normandy’s Terrain: Army, Part 90

This story marks the start of a new series on the Canadian Army’s experience during the campaign in Normandy and Northwest Europe, 1944-45. Having just returned from another battlefield study tour with eight students from my university, Wilfrid Laurier, and an equal number from the Université de Montréal, I have been reflecting on the enormous changes that have occurred since my first visit to these battlefields in the early 1980s.

Geoffrey Bagley

Memory of the Battle of the Atlantic: Night Train To Plymouth, 1944. CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM: AN19850391-018 In 1985, on the 75th anniversary of the Royal

16 Travel Tips: Get Out And Go

Baby boomers are reaching retirement age—and many plan to lace up some good walking shoes and take those trips they’ve always dreamed about. Some even plan to take their parents. The good news is the travel industry has been paying attention, and there’s never been a better time for seniors to hit the road or take to the skies.

When are you too old to travel? NEVER. Short of illness that keeps you bed- or house-bound, there are travel adventures for every age group. Dicky knees, achy hips, reliance on medication or mobility aids—even the need for dialysis—do not have to put the kibosh on your travel dreams. Here are some tips to help smooth the road.

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