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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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How to Stay Awake When You Find Yourself Nodding Off

Had a rough night's sleep? Here are five tricks that could help blow off the cobwebs.


If You’re Not Reading Out Loud Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

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


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Silent Signs of Liver Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore

Although liver cancer is rare, your doctor might recommend regular screenings if you’re at high risk.


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...


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 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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Healthy Eating Habits For Better Bowel Movements

Whether you're constipated or simply concerned about the health of your poops, start by making these simple adjustments to what...


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Healthy Hair Secrets You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

A six-step plan for the lustrous locks of your dreams.

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Partner’s Snoring Driving You Nuts? Here’s What You Need to Know

From identifying triggers to finding effective treatments, this snoring primer could help you achieve the deep, restful sleep of your...


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Name That Rash: 6 Common Skin Conditions (and How to Treat Them)

You know it's a rash, but what's causing it? Here’s how to tell a patch of psoriasis from a bout...


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How to Beat the Summer Heat: Practical Tips for Keeping Cool

Practical tips on staying cool and healthy—even on the hottest day.


Here’s Why Doctors Are Prescribing Placebo Pills

It may not be active medicine, but the so-called placebo effect can provide real relief.


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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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She Was Sure Her Symptoms Were Lyme Disease—But the Bull’s Eye Rash Never Appeared

Vera thought she felt a tick bite her shoulder, but never saw the actual tick. What's more, many of her...


These People Are Most at Risk For Gallstones

In 75 per cent of cases, gallstones don't cause any symptoms. However, if a troublesome case is left untreated, they...


20 Do-It-Yourself Fixes For Smelly Feet

Do people turn up their noses when you slip off your shoes? Beat smelly feet for good with these simple...

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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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10 Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Heat stroke is sneaky and silent—and it can be fatal. Learning how to spot the signs of heat stroke (and...


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...


Fast Fashion Could Be Making You Sick—Here’s How

According to Miriam Diamond, environmental scientist at the University of Toronto, toxic chemicals in mass-produced clothing could have long-term effects...


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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...

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14 Things You Should Never Do at Home During Severe Weather

When severe weather strikes, don't make these dangerous mistakes.


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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...


If Your Eye Is Twitching, Here’s What It Could Mean

It's not actually your eye twitching, but the muscles of your eyelid. From lack of sleep to stress to dehydration,...


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....


This Is the Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee (It’s Not When You Wake Up!)

A morning cuppa could be more effective if you have it at this specific time.


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Silent Signs of Acid Reflux You Might Be Ignoring

Acid reflux can masquerade as everything from a cold to poor dental hygiene. If you notice any of the following...