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Longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba talks about paying attention and being in the moment. New research shows that the ancient art of mindfulness can have big health benefits.

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The Homestretch - Bankview traffic calmingJul 29, 2014 | 8:18The Homestretch Bankview traffic calming Audio
The Homestretch Bankview traffic calming Jul 29, 2014 | 8:18Residents in the neighbourhood introduced a creative way to slow traffic on a street in Bankview. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Craig Badke about the city's strong reaction to the move.
The Homestretch - Stigmatized propertyJul 29, 2014 | 7:25The Homestretch Stigmatized property Audio
The Homestretch Stigmatized property Jul 29, 2014 | 7:25When a house has been the scene of a horrific crime questions arise about whether it should be torn down instead of sold. Guest host Rob Brown talks to long-time real estate agent Barry Lebow.
The Homestretch - Gardening injuriesJul 29, 2014 | 7:17The Homestretch Gardening injuries Audio
The Homestretch Gardening injuries Jul 29, 2014 | 7:17From mowing the lawn to lifting heavy pots, guest host Rob Brown talks to Lyndon Penner about how to prevent injuring yourself in the garden.
The Homestretch - New CPR guidelinesJul 28, 2014 | 7:21The Homestretch New CPR guidelines Audio
The Homestretch New CPR guidelines Jul 28, 2014 | 7:21Dr. Brian Goldman talks to guest host Rob Brown about a study just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal that suggests guidelines for CPR may be doing more harm than good.
The Homestretch - Ultra marathonerJul 28, 2014 | 8:56The Homestretch Ultra marathoner Audio
The Homestretch Ultra marathoner Jul 28, 2014 | 8:56Guest host Rob Brown talks to Calgarian Lorie Alexander about running three of the world's most gruelling marathons as part of the Badwater Ultra Cup Challenge.
The Homestretch - Pelican PierJul 28, 2014 | 5:57The Homestretch Pelican Pier Audio
The Homestretch Pelican Pier Jul 28, 2014 | 5:57This summer Rita Sirignano is scouting the city for places to eat that are hole-in-the-wall gems. She talks to guest host Rob Brown about Pelican Pier at 4404 - 14 St Northwest.
The Homestretch - HoneybeesJul 28, 2014 | 4:57The Homestretch Honeybees Audio
The Homestretch Honeybees Jul 28, 2014 | 4:57Jenn Blair of the Homestretch continues her introduction to urban beekeeping as she takes up this growing hobby. Today she talks about her hope that she will harvest honey.
The Homestretch - White tailed PtarmiganJul 28, 2014 | 7:16The Homestretch White tailed Ptarmigan Audio
The Homestretch White tailed Ptarmigan Jul 28, 2014 | 7:16Brian Keating talks to guest host Rob Brown about seeing these high mountain birds when he was visiting the Purcell Mountains in B.C. last week.
The Homestretch - Red ScorpionsJul 28, 2014 | 7:07The Homestretch Red Scorpions Audio
The Homestretch Red Scorpions Jul 28, 2014 | 7:07Police say they have hampered efforts by a B.C. drug trafficking gang to expand into Alberta. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Kim Bolan, a veteran crime reporter for the Vancouver Sun, about the group.
The Homestretch - Lucy, Hercules, and A Most Wanted ManJul 25, 2014 | 7:52The Homestretch Lucy, Hercules, and A Most Wanted Man Audio
The Homestretch Lucy, Hercules, and A Most Wanted Man Jul 25, 2014 | 7:52Guest host Rob Brown talks to Eli Glasner about a couple of new action movies and a cloak and dagger film with Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
The Homestretch - Native Co-Ed World SeriesJul 25, 2014 | 3:45The Homestretch Native Co-Ed World Series Audio
The Homestretch Native Co-Ed World Series Jul 25, 2014 | 3:45This weekend 36 teams from across Western Canada are playing in the Native Co-Ed World Series slo-pitch tournament in Okotoks. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Glen Eagletail about the event.
The Homestretch - Old Man LeudeckeJul 25, 2014 | 2:48The Homestretch Old Man Leudecke Audio
The Homestretch Old Man Leudecke Jul 25, 2014 | 2:48The band from Chester Nova Scotia joins Rob Brown ahead of their performance at the Calgary Folk Festival.
The Homestretch - Old city hallJul 25, 2014 | 5:36The Homestretch Old city hall Audio
The Homestretch Old city hall Jul 25, 2014 | 5:36Rob Brown talks to Clint Robertson, a Heritage Planner with the City of Calgary. He is offering a tour of old city hall as part of Historic Calgary Week.
The Homestretch - Alberta comedy circuitJul 25, 2014 | 8:32The Homestretch Alberta comedy circuit Audio
The Homestretch Alberta comedy circuit Jul 25, 2014 | 8:32Summer is high season for touring artists including comedians. Guest host Rob Brown talks to Brad Muise and Cory Mack about touring the province performing on the Alberta circuit.
The Homestretch - War artifactsJul 25, 2014 | 6:01The Homestretch War artifacts Audio
The Homestretch War artifacts Jul 25, 2014 | 6:01A research project for a University of Calgary student turned into a fascinating study of his own family's history. Rob Brown talks to Michael Hilton about his great-grandfather's pocketwatch.

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