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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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What Was Eating Away at This Young Woman’s Sternum?

27-year-old Amber was worried her chest pain was a sign of cancer. What the MRI revealed threw her—and her...


The Rise in Adult-Onset Allergies is Nothing to Sneeze At

Studies show adult-onset allergies are on the rise, but why? Health experts weigh in on the latest theories.


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50 Natural Remedies That Really Work

From acne to allergies, you can probably find a cure for what ails you in your cupboards! Here are some...


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What Is COVID-19 Herd Immunity and When Will It Happen?

If enough people are immune to COVID-19, cases and deaths will plummet. This is known as herd immunity. Here's a...


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9 Signs Your Body Needs More Calcium

Calcium is an essential bone-building nutrient, but what happens if you don't get enough? If these signs sound familiar, it's...


Life Lessons I Learned From My Daughter

My daughter’s cancer diagnosis was devastating, but it was also the start of a journey that was a privilege to...


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30+ Everyday Habits That Can Save Your Eyesight

Some simple habits can do a lot to protect your eye health. Here's what experts recommend so that you can...


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8 Things You Should Never Do While 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...

How Cognitive Tests Strip Seniors of Their Rights

If you fail a mental capacity test, your province can sell your home, manage your money and lock you in...


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12 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can all play a role in strengthening your...


What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer in Canada

Screening for colorectal cancer can save your life. Here’s what you need to know about the most commonly-diagnosed form of...


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9 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Pharmacist—But Aren’t

Drug safety experts reveal the nine questions every consumer should ask their pharmacist to avoid medication errors.


This Is the Most Hygienic Way to Dry Your Hands

Yes, drying your hands is just as important as washing them.


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10 Herbs That Can Help Ease Stress

Stress presses in from all sides, but you can help manage it by exploring the world of natural herbal remedies.


Here’s Why You Should Be Bored More Often

John Eastwood, principal investigator at York University's Boredom Lab, tells us why boredom is good, why we resist it and...


Everything You Need to Know About Supplements for Joint Pain

Supplements are widely used to manage joint pain, but the science on their effectiveness is limited. Here's what to know...

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10+ Plant-Based Alternatives For Everything on Your Grocery List

We speak to a registered dietitian about plant-based foods and how to incorporate them into your diet with expert healthy...


9 Red Flags in a Relationship that Mean Trouble

Whether you're dating or an already committed couple, pay attention to these warning signs that can mean trouble in your...


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What Happens to Your Body When You Start Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day

You've probably heard you should drink eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated, but is it really necessary?...


These Seniors Are Forming Their Own Retirement Communities—Without Leaving Home

Oasis, a program that began in Kingston, Ontario a decade ago, brings the concept of a retirement community into private...


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Medical News You Need to Read This Week

From state-of-the-art treatments to the latest discoveries, these medical news stories can have a positive impact on your life.

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The Scientific Reason a Stubbed Toe Hurts So Much (And What You Can Do About It)

Going barefoot or wearing open-toed shoes can lead to a stubbed toe. Whatever the cause, here's how to know if...


7 Things Your Burps Can Reveal About Your Health

While most burping is perfectly normal, sometimes it can also be the sign of a medical issue. Find out what...


Is Google Making Us Sick?

The internet can help you make educated decisions about your health. It can also turn a headache into a brain...


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7 Easy Ways to Make Your Relationship Last

No matter how long you've been together, there are some simple, fundamental rules of the road. Putting them into practice...


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13 Highly Effective Folk Medicine Remedies From Around the World

Many of us fall back on folk medicine remedies for ailments, whether they’re proven to be effective or not. We...


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10 Germ-Spreading Habits to Give Up Now

You probably have some—if not all—of these germ-spreading habits. Here's why you might want to rethink them.