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You Really Shouldn’t Hug Your Dog

If you happen to be a dog owner, there’s one question I'd like to ask you: have you hugged your pooch lately? Hugging or cuddling dogs is something many pet owners like to do. Not me. No way. Forget about it. When I'm in a mood to give a hug, I usually go through a long list of potential recipients before I come to my dog, a list that includes my wife, my three kids, my TV, my computer and my garbage can. I know what you're thinking:  how could you possibly prefer to hug the garbage … Read More

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The Plane Truth About Yoga

Yoga offers a number of benefits, including stress reduction and improved fitness. It may also reduce your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure and other conditions. Best of all, it allows you … Read More

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Sailing Through Airport Security with a Turban

If you’re wearing a turban, it isn’t always easy to go through airport security in North America, as two recent incidents involving Sikh celebrities showed. In one incident, Indian-American actor … Read More

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The Pakistani Man who Flew the Indian Flag

A Pakistani man named Umar Draz was arrested recently for hoisting the Indian flag on his roof. According to a Reuters report, Draz has been charged under the Pakistan Penal Code and could face up to … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More

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Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More

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Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More

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