Beginner Hiking Tips From a Kananaskis Emergency Rescue Responder
This expert advice can help ensure a safe and satisfying hike, wherever you choose to roam.
10 Secrets to a Deeper Sleep
Tired of being tired all the time? Take a few tips from these 10 experts: Each has a unique prescription...
Medication Mistakes That Could Be Making You Sick
Every year, errors in medications taken at home land people in the emergency room. Here's what to avoid in order...
If You Aren’t Drinking Green Tea Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start
Put the kettle on—we're raising a cup to the health benefits of green tea.
Increasing Your Intake of This Mineral Could Lower Your Dementia Risk
Chances are, it's already in your multivitamin.
The Best Fridge Temperature to Keep Food Fresh—And Safe
From the refrigerator to the grill—and ultimately, your tummy—find out how to reduce your risk for food poisoning this summer.
Are These Health Food Trends Doing More Harm Than Good?
In this excerpt from her book, Growing Young, science journalist Marta Zaraska debunks the supposed health benefits of supplements, superfoods...
This is the Best Position to Poop
...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.
Do Weighted Blankets Really Work?
If you wrestle with insomnia, you may be tempted to try gizmos that promise better sleep. One that might sound...
The Surprising Health Benefits of Cold-Water Therapy
Submerging your body into icy depths may not sound appealing, but for devotees of cold-water therapy, the benefits greatly outweigh...
The Ultimate Sleep Hygiene Checklist
Having trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia with this easy timeline to a better night’s rest.
How to Live to 100—And Love It!
Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn’t always a full one. These everyday habits—many of which...
Never Do This When 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...
Tapestry Senior-Living Communities Prove That Age Is Just a Number
It’s never too late to make friends, try something new or create memorable moments.
How to Get the Most Out of Therapy
Psychotherapy can be a safe harbour during a difficult time, and an invaluable part of treating an ongoing mental health...
What You Don’t Know About Germs Could Be Making You Sick
Brush up on your personal hygiene, housekeeping strategies and food handling skills with our guide to beating the spread of...
Why You Should Have Listened to Mom’s Advice, According to Science
It turns out mom knew best after all! Here are eight pieces of motherly advice that have plenty of research...
25 Ways Sugar is Making You Sick
From depression to heart disease, the excess sugar in your diet can wreak havoc on your health.
How to Fall Asleep Without Sleeping Pills: 7 Natural Sleep Aids That Actually Work
It’s 3 a.m. and you’re suddenly wide awake… Instead of reaching for the sleeping pills, try these seven science-backed strategies...
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.