Feel-Good Five-Minute Meditations
Pressed for time? You can always squeeze a moment's peace into your schedule with the help of these on-the-go meditations.
Iron Deficiency Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Close to three per cent of Canadians have anemia. Here's how to make sure you're getting the iron you need.
Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap: Which is Better?
When it comes to getting rid of germs, does one type of soap have an advantage over the other? The...
Never Take These Supplements on an Empty Stomach
From vitamin A to probiotics, it's better to take these dietary supplements at meal time to maximize your body's absorption.
My Dad Was Diagnosed With MS at 43—And It Changed Our Family Forever
For my mother, caregiving was filled with challenges—and triumphs.
15 Self-Care Tips For Caregivers
Simple strategies for caregivers to preserve and maintain a sense of self.
You’re Not Imagining It—Weather Really Does Affect Joint Pain
There’s some truth to the age-old belief that achy joints are a sign that bad weather is on the way....
Silent Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Calcium
Calcium is an essential bone-building nutrient, but what happens if you don't get enough? If these symptoms sound familiar, it's...
4 Healthy Sleep Habits That Can Help You Live Longer
According to new research, eight per cent of premature deaths could be a result of poor sleep. A sleep doctor...
This is the Most Hygienic Way to Dry Your Hands
Yes, drying your hands is just as important as washing them.
Questions You Should Always Ask When Picking Up a New Prescription
Don't leave the drugstore without getting these answers.
Healthy Habits to Cope With Stress
It's hardly surprising that anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues across Canada. Although stress is unavoidable,...
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.
8 Simple Ways to Save Your Teeth From Coffee Stains
Protect your teeth from permanent discolouration—without giving up one of life's little pleasures.
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...
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?...
How to Rebuild Self Esteem After Your Confidence Has Been Shaken
With the help of these simple techniques, adopting a self-compassionate attitude is well within your reach.
How to Cope When the World Seems Like a Horrible Place
Between pandemics, natural disasters and acts of terrorism, the world can sometimes seem like a cruel and frightening place. The...
The Ultimate Guide to Gut Health
The bacteria in your intestines affects whether you’ll have allergies, your risk of depression and even how well your medication...
Feeling Stressed? It Turns Out Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine
Beyond providing an instant mood lift, laughing loudly—and often—may even reduce your risk for a heart attack.
Silent Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamins
Even healthy eaters run the risk of nutrient deficiency. Here are the red flags to watch for—and what you can...
6 Lifestyle Tweaks For a Healthier Heart
Small changes to your daily routine can yield big benefits to your heart health. Here's how to get in tick-tock...
How Stem Cell Therapy is Saving Lives
New medical advances promise relief from back pain, vision loss, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis and other diseases—all using stem cells, the...
How Much Sleep You Really Need, According to Science
You've probably heard you should be getting eight hours of sleep a night, but it turns out that guideline doesn't...
10 Tips to Improve Your Eyesight
They're two of your most precious possessions, but chances are, you take your eyes for granted. Read on for 10...
If You’re Counting on Supplements to Get These Results, Think Again
Although some supplements can offer health benefits, it’s important to note their limits—and to question some of the more extravagant...
50 Everyday Habits That Slash Your Risk For Heart Disease
Heart doctors from across Canada reveal how they keep their *own* tickers in top condition.