Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

13 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy

Find out exactly what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.

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...


Medical Trivia Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your health lingo? These challenging medical trivia questions are the ultimate test of your health...


Answers to Men’s Most Embarrassing Health Questions “Down There”

Everything you always wanted to know about sexual health, but were afraid to ask.


Ready For a Digital Detox? Here’s How to Kick Social Media Addiction

Whether you’re suffering from social media fatigue, or you simply need some relief from the digital noise of Facebook, these...

10 Self Care Ideas to Help You Find Your Happy Place

From cutting back on social media to helping others, here are 10 of the best ways to practice self care...


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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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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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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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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?


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...


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...


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10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes

Thought darker lenses provided more protection? Think again!


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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.


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10 Sunscreen Tips You Should Always Follow to Protect Your Skin

You already know the basics: apply sunscreen liberally and repeat often. But there’s more to be done if you want...


Why Reading Aloud is Good For You

Reading aloud to your parent, spouse or even your dog may seem awkward, but it delivers health benefits for readers...


There’s a Scientific Reason Why You Always Sleep Under Blankets—Even When It’s Hot

Even if you’re roasting in your airless room, chances are you’ll still get tucked in. Thankfully, science has an answer.

The Surprising Health Benefits of Kegel Exercises for Men

Want to improve your bladder control and sexual performance? Here’s why these pelvic exercises aren’t only good for pregnancy.


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13 Medical Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

You might think it’s a Daylight Saving Time hangover, an insanely busy schedule, or feeling lazier than usual, but the...


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What Does Activated Charcoal Actually Do?

It’s showing up in toothpaste, shampoos, wellness products and even in our food. Companies tout the ingredient as a cure-all....


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18 Things You Should Never Do at Home During Severe Weather

When severe weather strikes, don't make these dangerous mistakes. Our expert tips will keep you safe at home when you...


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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Have Your Morning Coffee

Coffee plays a key role every morning for billions of people across the globe. But what happens when you skip...


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How Much Water Should You Drink to Stay Hydrated?

So, exactly how much water should you drink to stay hydrated? We've all heard the magic number of "eight...