Health

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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Here’s Why You Need to Go For a Walk Every Single Day

How a daily stroll improves your mental health, boosts your social life and cuts your risk of chronic disease.


The Chronic Disease Affecting Millions of Canadians

What to know about COPD and how to manage symptoms.


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This is the Best Position to Poop

...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.


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42 Strange Symptoms That Can Signal a Serious Disease

So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they're a sign of something far more serious....


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17 Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick

Every year, errors in medications taken at home land people in the emergency room. Here's what to avoid in order...


Are Your Supplements 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...


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The Best Home Remedies to Relieve Foot Pain

Suffering from sore, aching feet? Try these do-it-yourself strategies for foot pain relief.


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14 Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome—and How to Deal With It

Feel like a fraud? You might have impostor syndrome. Here's the definition of impostor syndrome, plus tips on how to...

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20 Things You Do Before Bed That Sabotage Your Sleep

These surprising before-bed habits may be keeping you from getting the good night's sleep you've been craving.


What You Need to Know About Blood Clots and COVID-19 Vaccines

Concerned about the risk of blood clots associated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine? Canadian medical experts shed light on the...


Anxiety Is On the Rise During COVID-19. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Ease It

Compounding crises have made everyone anxious, but how do you know if you’ve slipped into a more serious disorder—and what...


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How to Treat and Cure Athlete’s Foot

Despite the name, you don't have to work out to get athlete's foot. Here's how to kick this fairly common...


How My Mom and I Moved Past Our Clashing Personalities and Reconnected

Mom and I agreed long ago that our differences would always present challenges. But during the first lockdown of the...


How to Help Someone with Depression

One in six Canadians will experience depression at some point in their life, but many of us don't know what...


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3 Healthy Ways to Let Off Steam

From traffic jams to online comments sections, life's minor irritations can conspire to create major stress. Next time you feel...


Is Telehealth as Effective as In-Person Care? Here’s What the Experts Say

Virtual appointments are convenient and safe—but are they effective?

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15 Benefits of Walking for Just 15 Minutes a Day

There's not much that a little stroll can't fix.


Why City Noise Is Bad for Your Health

Background noise—from traffic, from industry—is killing us. Here’s what you can do about it.



The Buddy Breakup: How to End a Toxic Friendship

Expert advice on what to do when a fizzling friendship can't be fixed.


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30+ Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Arthritis

For starters: This painful joint disease is actually a collection of more than 100 ailments—and it affects people of all...

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11 Health Benefits of Green Tea You Haven’t Heard Before

This miracle beverage is effective at fighting everything from cancer to acne. So pour a cup, and let the benefits...


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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day in Canada

Got your Mother's Day gift sorted yet? Take a few tips from these fascinating survey findings, which shed light on...


This Woman’s Deteriorating Vision Puzzled Doctors. Was a Parasite to Blame?

Nida Shahzeb was frantically reading everything she could find online about eye diseases. “All day long I was worried about...


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12 Ways to Wake Up Happier Tomorrow Morning (and Every Morning)

With these positivity-boosting strategies, you can be happier right now.


Antibacterial Soap vs. Regular Soap: Which Should You Be Using?

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has scores of people reconsidering their everyday cleaning habits. It's tempting to reach for what...


The COVID-19 Side Effect That Distorts Your Sense of Smell

If pleasant odours now smell like rotting garbage, you could have parosmia—a condition linked to COVID-19. Here's how long it...