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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.


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18 Simple Rules to Follow If You Want to Live to 100

Life expectancy in Canada continues to rise—and so do your chances of becoming a centenarian. In fact, the 2011 Census...

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These Are the Heart Attack Symptoms That Are Most Frequently Misdiagnosed

Each year, 63,000 Canadians have a heart attack, and many of them are first told by doctors that the problem...


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9 Things You Had No Idea Were Actually Covered in Fecal Matter

Everyone poops—but they should really wash their hands better afterward. Check out all the places where dangerous fecal bacteria may...


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7 Signs You Need New Glasses (That Have Nothing to Do with Blurry Vision)

An ophthalmologist reveals the eye symptoms, including achy eyes, headaches, and feeling nauseous, that suggest you need new glasses.


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17 Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Cutting down salt is just the beginning. Read on for tips on keeping your circulatory system healthy.

Meet the Four Ontario Women Who Found a Better Alternative to Retirement Living

Fed up with traditional retirement living, today’s seniors are joining forces to age in place.


Secondhand Screen Time: Why Experts Are Calling It the New Secondhand Smoking

Paying attention to your kids' electronics usage is smart, but there's another gadget-related danger that also needs to be on...


Learn How to Stop Procrastinating—at Any Age

Procrastination can take its toll on our self-confidence, health and happiness. Here's how to stop it in its tracks.


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30+ Old-Time Home Remedies That Actually Work

Honey to heal a wound. Cherries for gout. Cod-liver oil— blech!—to keep your eyes healthy. Your grandmother and her doctors...


This Is the Smartest Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologists

Each zodiac sign has its strengths and weaknesses, but when it comes to intelligence, astrologists say these two stand out...

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7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

Dentists are trained to spot more than just cavities: these red flags of dental problems in your mouth may signal...


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11 Body Parts You Never Knew You Had

Only 20 per cent of people can even use this one body part. Are you one of them?


I Helped My Father Get Sober Again. It Saved Our Relationship

I resented the responsibility of getting my father sober—until I realized he just needed me to be there for...


What Those Numbers on Your Glasses Mean (And Why You Should Check Them!)

The numbers on your eyewear are more important than you think.


10 Life-Saving Medical Innovations Coming to a Hospital Near You

Gone are the days of crowded waiting rooms and uncomfortable hospital beds. Here's how health-care workers and institutions are revolutionizing...



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8 Things Probiotics Can Do (And 3 They Can’t—Yet)

Literally meaning "for life" in Greek, probiotics seem to have a lot of health benefits. Here are the ones you...


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9 Signs Your Liver Might Be in Trouble

If any (or all) of these signs sound familiar, it might be time to visit your doctor.

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8 Bipolar Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring

It can be tough to figure out if you're just moody, or if your emotional highs and lows are the...


10 Ways to Make Your Coffee Habit Healthier

Coffee catches a lot of grief, but it's not as bad as you might think. Some research shows that it...


These Dogs Are Teaching Machines How to Sniff Out Cancer

Learn how new discoveries about dogs' ability to detect disease will revolutionize medicine.


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10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes

Thought darker lenses provided more protection? Think again!


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10 Silent Symptoms of Anemia You Shouldn’t Ignore

If you’re constantly feeling run-down, it might be time to boost your intake of iron and vitamin B12.


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5 Surprising Tricks to Fight Off Sleep and Stay Awake

When you're low on rest and aren't sure how to stay awake, use these simple tips.