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Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes

Thought darker lenses provided more protection? Think again!

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10 Silent Symptoms of Anemia You Shouldn’t Ignore

If you’re constantly feeling run-down, it might be time to boost your intake of iron and vitamin B12.


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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...


Is It Allergies or Pink Eye? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

We give you the breakdown to help you soothe your red, itchy eyes the right way.

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.


5 Obvious Signs of Dementia I Missed in My Own Mother

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's shed light on a decade's worth of unusual behaviour that seemed pretty harmless at the time....


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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5 Conditions That Can Be Treated with Medical Marijuana—and 3 That Probably Can’t

Find out if medical marijuana is right for you, and where further research is still needed.


The “Other” Virus That’s Putting Those 50+ at Risk

One in three adults over 50 will develop shingles, a painful virus caused by varicella zoster. Here's what you need...


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10 Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Let’s give our feet a little more credit. Here’s how they can alert you to serious issues like diabetes, thyroid...


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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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11 Easy Ways to Make Walking More Fun

Lost your lust for hitting the pavement? Put the spring back in your step by making your daily walk a...


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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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14 Body Odours You Should Never Ignore

Body odour, from head to toes, can alert doctors to potential health issues—even cancer. Find out what those distinctive smells...


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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...


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8 Unexpected Reasons You’re Always Thirsty

Feeling parched all day long? Check out these reasons why you might always be reaching for a glass of water.


The Easiest Way to Get a Full Body Workout From Walking

Have you ever seen someone strolling down the sidewalk holding what look like ski poles—in the dead of summer? If...

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13 Secrets Canadian Dentists Want You to Know

Don't dodge the dentist's chair! Canadian experts weigh in on how to make your visit as comfortable as possible—and keep...


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50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

The dozens of choices you make over the course of any average day really can determine whether you’ll develop dementia...


What to Know About COPD Treatment

The most common questions about COPD treatment, answered.


Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

We sniffed out the answer to this malodorous mystery.


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12 Secrets to a Deeper Sleep

Tired of being tired all the time? Take a few tips from these 12 experts: Each has a unique prescription...


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10 Home Remedies For Poison Ivy You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

These home remedies for poison ivy can help relieve itching and reduce the chance that the rash might spread to...