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.

5 Constipation Solutions

Constipation can add inches to your waistline and cause discomfort. It affects up to 27 per cent of the North...


7 Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s

We know a lot about what happens during the course of Alzheimer's and how the symptoms affect memory and behaviour....


4 Ways to Prevent Burns

Every year, severe injuries and deaths occur as a result of burns and scalds. Many of the victims are children-it's...


How to Prevent Hearing Loss

If you think you might be at risk for hearing loss, try following these four tips to help prevent the...


How To Use Herbal Immune-Boosters Safely

Derived from plants or plant products, herbal medecines are loaded with properties that have the power to heal. But herbal...


5 Warning Signs of Dehydration

Our bodies are 70 percent water. If this level decreases, even by a few percent, we become dehydrated, which affects...


How to Be Fit and Beautiful

Here's how to be fit and beautiful, because: You are strong. You are brave. You are wise. You are...


4 Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

Got red, stinging eyes? You may have dry eye. It's caused by everything from contacts to rosacea, and can lead...

3 Tips for Fighting Osteoporosis

Approximately 1.4 million Canadians suffer from bone-crippling osteoporosis. In fact, many older people are unaware of it until a first...


4 Advances in Headache Relief

Breakthrough findings from studies offer new hope to headache sufferers, particularly those suffering from the  debilitating pain of a migraine....


Easy Fixes for Vertigo

New treatments are bringing hope to sufferers of vertigo and chronic dizziness.


6 Foods That Relieve Arthritis Pain

Soothe your arthritic pains and help keep your joints from freezing up by making the right dietary choices.


Can You Catch Cancer?

New research shows you can. Here's what you should know before you talk with your doctor.


5 Ways to Treat an Earache

There's nothing like an earache to take you back to the less pleasant aspects of childhood. Put simply, earaches are...


12 Ways to Prevent Allergies Before They Start

Want to help your children lead an allergy-free life? Keep these facts in mind and you just might be able...


5 Ways to Slow Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

While there is still no cure for Parkinson's, there are medications that can help. And you can also take extra...

15 Ways to Stay Healthy

Staying healthy as you age can be a challenge. Read on to learn more about what you can to do...


The Truth About Old Wives’ Tales

We asked readers if they had old wives' tales that they wanted our Research Department to investigate. Here is a...


Headache Helpers

Try one of these strategies to alleviate your next migraine, or at least reduce its severity.


8 Ways to Stabilize Your Blood Sugar

Whether you already have diabetes, are overweight or want to prevent future problems, here are 8 ways to make sure...


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6 Tricks to Treat and Prevent a Cold

Find out what you can do to prevent catching a cold this season and learn how to treat a cold...

Cut Your Cancer Risk

While it is true that the development of cancer is related to genetic material, your cancer risk can be lowered...


5 Ways To Control Seasonal Depression

Depression is a serious condition that needs to be diagnosed and treated by a physician. But even if you are...


4 Tips To Enjoy the Sun Safely

Want to get outside, take advantage of the warm weather and soak up the sun all while circumventing its negative...


10 Foods that Help Prevent Cancer

Most cancers don't develop overnight or out of nowhere. Cancer is largely predictable, the end result of a decades-long process,...


How to Treat Bruises

Bang! That's going to leave a bruise. Though bruises eventually go away on their own, you can take steps to...


Stay-Safe Secrets for Seven Deck-the-Halls Pitfalls

Every year there are more falls from ladders, more fires and more food-related illnesses just before and during the holiday...