Healthy Living

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 probably swore by these home remedies, and now science is catching up with them.


Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap: Which is Better?

When it comes to skin health and killing germs, should you reach for bar or liquid soap? Here are the...

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50 Great Things to Do in Lockdown

Instead of focusing on the (very long) list of what you can't do, here are some productive ways to pass...


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10 Natural Concentration-Boosters

In our modern, fast-paced world, multi-tasking is concentration's biggest foe. Slow down and follow some of these strategies to bring...


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9 Signs Your Body Needs More Calcium

Calcium is an essential bone-building nutrient, but what happens if you don't get enough? If these signs sound familiar, it's...


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30+ Everyday Habits That Can Save Your Eyesight

Some simple habits can do a lot to protect your eye health. Here's what experts recommend so that you can...

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8 Things You Should Never Do While Taking Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is packed with health benefits, but there is a right and wrong way to use it—and in...


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12 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can all play a role in strengthening your...


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9 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Pharmacist—But Aren’t

Drug safety experts reveal the nine questions every consumer should ask their pharmacist to avoid medication errors.


This Is the Most Hygienic Way to Dry Your Hands

Yes, drying your hands is just as important as washing them.


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10 Herbs That Can Help Ease Stress

Stress presses in from all sides, but you can help manage it by exploring the world of natural herbal remedies.

Here’s Why You Should Be Bored More Often

John Eastwood, principal investigator at York University's Boredom Lab, tells us why boredom is good, why we resist it and...


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10+ Plant-Based Alternatives For Everything on Your Grocery List

We speak to a registered dietitian about plant-based foods and how to incorporate them into your diet with expert healthy...


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What Happens to Your Body When You Start Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day

You've probably heard you should drink eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated, but is it really necessary?...


These Seniors Are Forming Their Own Retirement Communities—Without Leaving Home

Oasis, a program that began in Kingston, Ontario a decade ago, brings the concept of a retirement community into private...


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Medical News You Need to Read This Week

From state-of-the-art treatments to the latest discoveries, these medical news stories can have a positive impact on your life.


Is Google Making Us Sick?

The internet can help you make educated decisions about your health. It can also turn a headache into a brain...


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13 Highly Effective Folk Medicine Remedies From Around the World

Many of us fall back on folk medicine remedies for ailments, whether they’re proven to be effective or not. We...


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10 Germ-Spreading Habits to Give Up Now

You probably have some—if not all—of these germ-spreading habits. Here's why you might want to rethink them.

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45 Tips That Will Help You Live to 100—and Love It!

Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn't always a full one. From finding a roommate to...


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30+ Stress Management Tips from the Experts

Being overly anxious is not just a mental hazard—it's a physical one too. For your emotional and bodily benefit, we've...


10 Simple Secrets to Finding Your Happy Place

From cutting back on social media to helping others, these self-care ideas will help you find your happy place.


Is Your Facebook Obsession Feeding a Personality Disorder?

Sure, social media has become a normal part of life. But here's when it becomes a red flag about your...


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The Best Sleeping Positions for Lower Back Pain

Beyond helping you get a better night's rest, this sleeping position may also help relieve your back pain.


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11 Tricks to Avoiding Germs That Actually Don’t Work

If you try to avoid germs by using your foot to flush public toilets or your knuckle to press elevator...