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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Laser eye surgery has a high success rate, but the toll is enormous on the 5 per cent it fails

BEYOND LOCAL: Laser eye surgery has a high success rate, but the toll is enormous on the 5 per cent it fails

Laser surgery is performed successfully in 95 per cent of cases but the operation can turn into a nightmare requiring complex treatments because it is a new, poorly documented field in medicine, according to eye expert
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Designing artificial brains can help us learn more about real ones

BEYOND LOCAL: Designing artificial brains can help us learn more about real ones

Understanding how the computations in the brain go wrong could help scientists develop treatments for neurological disorders
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Familiar scents help you sleep better, study suggests

BEYOND LOCAL: Familiar scents help you sleep better, study suggests

Many study participants reported they had smelled an absent partner’s clothing because it made them feel relaxed or secure
<b>CANADA:</b> Divorce can be overwhelming. Here's how to discuss it like adults

CANADA: Divorce can be overwhelming. Here's how to discuss it like adults

Logistics can be difficult to work out, but there are ways to practice self-care and particular actions to avoid to make the process easier
<b>WORLD:</b> Can AI flag disease outbreaks faster than humans?

WORLD: Can AI flag disease outbreaks faster than humans?

Researchers say not quite
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Having a boy or girl doesn’t run in the family, study says

BEYOND LOCAL: Having a boy or girl doesn’t run in the family, study says

Even though siblings share half their genetics, the study found that when siblings have their own families, they do not have children of the same sex
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Study suggests household cleaner use linked to asthma risk in children

BEYOND LOCAL: Study suggests household cleaner use linked to asthma risk in children

Scented spray products, like air fresheners and other aerosols, seemed to be associated with more issues, the study found
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Olay announces it will stop airbrushing skin in advertisements

BEYOND LOCAL: Olay announces it will stop airbrushing skin in advertisements

The brand’s senior communication leader Kate DiCarlo said the company tested out the no-retouching policy in its Super Bowl ad recently, CNBC reports.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province will replace defective licence plates, cabinet minister says

ONTARIO: Province will replace defective licence plates, cabinet minister says

Approximately 49,000 of the new plates have been distributed to Ontarians
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to break up with people you see all the time

BEYOND LOCAL: How to break up with people you see all the time

The key is communication and kindness