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...


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...


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

Five quick fixes for this annoying little pandemic problem.


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....


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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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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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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...


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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...


5 Natural Remedies for Bloating

These are some of the most common reasons for an uncomfortable, gassy stomach—plus easy ways to feel better without medication.


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10+ Ways to Manage Everyday Aches and Pains

Everyday aches and pains holding you back? Use these expert-approved pain management strategies to live your best life.


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5 Highly Effective Home Remedies For Canker Sores

Got antacid, teabags and aloe vera handy? They're just a few of the everyday items that can help treat canker...


How to Fix the Most Common Sleep Problems

Can't get to sleep or sleeping too long? We asked a medical expert to help troubleshoot every kind of sleeping...


How Technology Is Helping Emrick Blanchette Find His Voice

The seven-year-old from Quebec City is living with Angelman’s syndrome, a rare disorder that leaves him unable to walk or...


How a Diabetes Diagnosis Gave This Nova Scotia Fisherman a New Start

Learning to manage diabetes takes time and effort—but it’s worth it.

Big or Small, a Change in Your MS Symptoms is Something to Talk About

Here’s what you need to know about MS disease progression and why catching symptom changes early is so important.


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10+ Symptoms of Shingles You Might Be Ignoring

Symptoms of shingles sometimes but not always include a painful rash caused by a reactivation of the chicken pox virus....


His Doctor Thought He Had a Benign Cyst—Then It Grew to the Size of a Baseball

Could Vietnam veteran Richard Danzer cheat death a second time?


One Woman’s Story of Living with COPD

Why communication with your healthcare provider is essential for managing COPD.


Teeth Grinding is On the Rise—Here’s What You Can Do About It

Experts say the stress of the pandemic may be behind an uptick in teeth grinding, a behaviour known as bruxism....


Could Protection From COVID Soon Be Available Through a Nasal Spray?

Multiple companies, including Canada's SaNOtize, are developing nasal sprays that could change how we fight the virus. Here’s what you...