Conditions

Not feeling well? Learn how to spot the signs of various health conditions, as well as the latest in prevention, treatment, and home remedies to jump start your recovery.

Home Remedies For Hiccups (That Actually Work!)

The next time you get a case of the hiccups, find relief—fast—with these proven home remedies.

The Best Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids

No prescription? No problem. Find relief from the pain and itching of hemorrhoids with these home remedies.


What You Need to Know About Canada’s Three-Layer Face Mask Guideline

Canadian health officials say masks meeting these criteria provide the best protection against COVID-19.


Highly Effective Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation relief may be as close as your kitchen! These natural home remedies will help get your bowels back on...


How to Do CPR: 7 Essential Steps of CPR Everyone Should Know

Performing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Take a refresher course...

The Best Home Remedies for Toothache Relief

Whether you're suffering from a cracked tooth or a painful cavity, these home remedies can provide relief while you wait...


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Why Holding in a Fart Can Be Harmful—Plus, 9 Ways to Fart Less

Holding in flatulence may be more socially acceptable than letting it go, but it can lead to bloating, pain, and, in...

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13 Signs of Cancer Men Are Likely to Ignore

Many men’s cancer signs can mimic symptoms of other diseases or conditions—and many men are notorious for delaying doctors’ visits—so...


How to Overcome a Fear of Needles

Is a fear of needles standing between you and the COVID-19 vaccine? You're not alone. Here, medical experts share some...


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Meals That Heal: The Best Foods to Eat When You Feel Sick

Hippocrates had it right when he said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” When your body...


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10 Silent Signs of Kidney Cancer You Might Be Ignoring

Around 7,500 new cases of kidney cancer are diagnosed each year, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Here's how to...

Now That I’ve Got the COVID-19 Vaccine, Can I Visit My Family?

As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out across Canada, infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch shares tips on how to keep...


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12 Silent Signs of Adult ADHD You Might Be Ignoring

It's estimated that more than a million Canadian adults have ADHD, but few get diagnosed or treated...


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11 Natural Remedies to Treat Hair Loss You Should Try

If you’re experiencing hair loss, talk to your doctor to get to the root of the problem. These natural treatments...


What Was Eating Away at This Young Woman’s Sternum?

27-year-old Amber was worried her chest pain was a sign of cancer. What the MRI revealed threw her—and her...


The Rise in Adult-Onset Allergies is Nothing to Sneeze At

Studies show adult-onset allergies are on the rise, but why? Health experts weigh in on the latest theories.

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50 Natural Remedies That Really Work

From acne to allergies, you can probably find a cure for what ails you in your cupboards! Here are some...


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What Is COVID-19 Herd Immunity and When Will It Happen?

If enough people are immune to COVID-19, cases and deaths will plummet. This is known as herd immunity. Here's a...


How Cognitive Tests Strip Seniors of Their Rights

If you fail a mental capacity test, your province can sell your home, manage your money and lock you in...


What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer in Canada

Screening for colorectal cancer can save your life. Here’s what you need to know about the most commonly-diagnosed form of...


Everything You Need to Know About Supplements for Joint Pain

Supplements are widely used to manage joint pain, but the science on their effectiveness is limited. Here's what to know...


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The Scientific Reason a Stubbed Toe Hurts So Much (And What You Can Do About It)

Going barefoot or wearing open-toed shoes can lead to a stubbed toe. Whatever the cause, here's how to know if...


Meet the Dogs That Can Sniff Out Cancer

The canine nose is a marvel of nature. Science believes that a computerized model will save millions of lives.


7 Things Your Burps Can Reveal About Your Health

While most burping is perfectly normal, sometimes it can also be the sign of a medical issue. Find out what...

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10 Subtle Signs You Might Have Diabetes

Recent studies show a shocking 25 per cent of people with type 2 diabetes don't even know it. If you...


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30 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Cancer isn't always the cause of these symptoms. However, if they persist, getting checked out could save your life.


Here’s What The White Spots on Your Nails Mean

White spots on your fingernails or toenails, called leukonychia, can have a variety of causes—from simply hitting your nail to...


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8 Silent Signs of Stress You Might Be Ignoring

Headaches? Sudden weight gain? Your body might be feeling your stress. Use these simple home remedies and feel like yourself...


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The 10 Greatest Canadian Health Discoveries

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of Banting and Best's discovery of insulin—a groundbreaking drug that changed diabetes from a death...


I Thought I Needed a Nap. Turns Out, I Was Having a Heart Attack

Not every heart attack is sudden and intense. This Elvis impersonator—and silent heart attack survivor—shares how skipping a nap saved...