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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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This Is What It Really Means When Your Stomach Grumbles

Why does my stomach grumble when I'm hungry? This registered nurse has a simple explanation.


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What It Could Mean If You’re Always Waking Up at Night to Pee

Waking up to pee once every night is normal. Anything more than that may be a health condition called nocturia.


Here’s How Often You Should Really Shower

How often you should shower is a question with no simple answer. Experts explain when—and what—to wash in the shower.


This Teen’s Vision Loss Was a Mystery—Until a Doctor Asked Him What He Ate

For years, Jerome was losing his ability to see and hear, and became easily exhausted. Could his bad eating habits...


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5 Silent Signs of Hearing Loss You May Be Ignoring

Hearing loss isn’t just for the elderly, so if you notice any of the following warning signs, like buzzing or...


How to Get Your Oral Health Back on Track

Oral care is an essential part of your health routine. Set yourself up for success by switching to a rechargeable...


Can CBN Really Help You Sleep? I Tested It to Find Out

Sleep-challenged writer Leah Rumack tested CBN—a non-intoxicating cannabis compound—to see if it helps with rest and relaxation.


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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...

13 Silent Signs of Dementia (and How to Spot Them Early)

From sudden personality changes to poor financial decision-making, here are the 13 early signs of dementia you should never ignore.


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These Are the Heart Attack Symptoms That Are Most Frequently Misdiagnosed

Each year, 63,000 Canadians have a heart attack, and many of them are first told by doctors that the problem...


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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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7 Signs You Need New Glasses (That Have Nothing to Do with Blurry Vision)

An ophthalmologist reveals the eye symptoms, including achy eyes, headaches, and feeling nauseous, that suggest you need new glasses.


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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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7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

Dentists are trained to spot more than just cavities: these red flags of dental problems in your mouth may signal...


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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?


I Helped My Father Get Sober Again. It Saved Our Relationship

I resented the responsibility of getting my father sober—until I realized he just needed me to be there for...

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...


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9 Signs Your Liver Might Be in Trouble

If any (or all) of these signs sound familiar, it might be time to visit your doctor.


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8 Bipolar Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring

It can be tough to figure out if you're just moody, or if your emotional highs and lows are the...