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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a Smidge? A new free app from Pfizer Canada, Smidge encourages users to make small yet positive changes to improve their health, such as taking the stairs, drinking a glass of water and breathing deeply. Download it

Craving gum but not crazy about artificial sweeteners? Not only is new Pür Gum aspartame-free (it’s sweetened with natural sugar-alcohol xylitol instead), it’s veganfriendly and comes in fresh, tangy flavours like Pomegranate Mint.

at www.morethanmedication.ca.

$1.50, www.pur-gum.com

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Already a top seller in France, Multibionta is the first multivitamin with probiotics to hit Canadian shelves. Studies show probiotics can help boost immunity, improve digestive health and may even reduce the length of a cold. $15 for 30 caplets, www.multibionta.ca

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Playtime Of course sex should be safe, but let’s not forget about the fun! LifeStyles hasn’t, with the launch of three condom-compatible toys and accessories: the A:muse Personal Pleasure Massager, Luxe Premium Personal Lubricant and the, ahem, very popular Vibrating Ring (not shown). From $9, www.lifestyles.com

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If backaches or muscle pain keep you up at night, new Advil Nighttime can help reduce discomfort and increase the length of your zzztime. $11 (20 capsules), www.advil.ca

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A solid approach to good health can make all the difference BY CERI MARSH

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The Kit May 2011-Summer Issue