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Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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13 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy

Are you getting enough of the 13 essential vitamins your body needs to stay healthy? Here’s what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.

What Happens When You Start Walking 10,000 Steps a Day

Considering this popular fitness goal? Read this first.


Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids That Actually Work

Get the secrets to quick relief from the pain and itching.


How to Get Rid of Hiccups

Why do hiccups always seem to strike at the worst possible moment? Here’s how to get rid of hiccups fast.


A Guide to the Essential Steps of CPR

Doing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest.

The Best Remedies for Constipation Relief

These natural home remedies for constipation will help get your bowels back on track.


Your Common Topicals Questions, Answered

Increased scientific evidence is establishing the efficacy of topicals – that is, lotions or oils applied externally to your body...

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10 Weird Reasons Your Pee Smells Funny

Asparagus isn’t the only thing that makes your pee reek.


Inside the Battle for Better Abortion Access In New Brunswick

New Brunswick is one of the hardest places in Canada to get an abortion. This is the story of the...


How Ticks Became a Major Threat to Our Health

Some experts predict as many as 10,000 new cases of Lyme disease each year in the 2020s. Here's how one...


Why You Should Always Read Before Bed

Before you decide to scroll through your phone or binge-watch a show in bed tonight, read this.

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7 Silent Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety

Your anxiety may be affecting your overall health and well-being more than you realize. Here are the warning signs to...


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20+ Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

What to eat, drink, and download to reduce your risk of dementia and have better brain health at any age.


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13 Eye Care Tips Your Optometrist Wishes You Knew

To keep your peepers healthy, make sure to follow these eye care tips from Canadian optometrists.


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How To Stop Your Glasses From Fogging Up While Wearing a Mask

Five quick fixes for this annoying little pandemic problem.


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8 Supplements and Vitamins for Memory—What Works and What Doesn’t

Should you be taking vitamin B12 to keep your mind sharp? What about ginseng? Learn the truth behind memory supplements...

8 Signs It’s Time for a Post-Pandemic Check-Up

Fewer people are coming into the doctor's office during the pandemic, but early treatment, care and screenings can be life-saving....


5 Ways to Sharpen Your People Skills After a Year In Isolation

As we prepare to see family, friends and neighbours again in a vaccinated world, it's time to dust off our...


How to Recognize 10 Signs of Happiness

Though it may come in different forms for different people, most human beings are in pursuit of the same thing:...


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The Emergency First Aid Kit Essentials You Need

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you take effective action in an emergency situation. Here are the specific items that...


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13 Things Your Urologist Wants You to Know

It’s never easy to talk about things “down there.” To save you the embarrassment, we asked a urologist to reveal...


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6 Silent Symptoms of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing

In 2020, nearly 27,000 people were diagnosed with colorectal cancer in Canada. Rectal bleeding is the most obvious colon cancer...


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10 Signs of an Ulcer You Should Never Ignore

Pay attention to these ulcer symptoms and talk to your doctor if you’re concerned they're pointing to something serious.


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10 Surprising Benefits of Being Left-Handed

Only 10 per cent of the population is left-handed. While there may not be many of them, being left-handed sure...

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How to Treat a Stiff Neck: Home Remedies That Actually Work

At any given time, an estimated 39 per cent of people over 65 have stiffness, soreness or swelling in their...


Chronic Pain–Canadians are Under Siege

Imagine always being in pain. Never being able to relax, sleep properly, or feel completely well. For an estimated 20%...


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10 Easy Ways to Improve Gut Health

Looking for an alternative to expensive probiotics? Here are 10 wallet-friendly ways to improve gut health and reap the rewards...


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7 Sneaky Things That Trigger IBS Symptoms

Contrary to popular belief, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not caused by your diet. However, these seven factors could serve...


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The Ultimate Guide to Buying a New Bicycle

Expert advice on how to buy a bike, whether you're a daily commuter, an off-roader or just want to take...


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14 Foods That Are Worse for Your Teeth Than Candy

You could be sabotaging your beautiful smile without even knowing it.