More than 15 per cent of Canadians are regularly bingeing on booze. We take stock of the causes, the risks and what can be done to curb consumption.
Dangerous drinking is on the rise with more than 15 per cent of Canadians regularly bingeing on booze. Are you or someone you love at risk? Learn the signs.
Fill up on these nutritious whole foods to nourish your body and stop pain.
From muscle aches to sprains to headaches and more—knowing when to apply ice or when to apply heat could speed your recovery, and ease the pain.
About 85 per cent of people are allergic to this poisonous plant. If you’re one of them, avoid irritating rashes this summer by learning how to recognize what poison ivy looks like.
When you get bit by a tick, it leaves its head under your skin, right? Wrong! Find out why, along with other misconceptions in our breakdown of five myths about ticks.
Science unlocks the mysteries behind the strange and obscure things that our bodies do every day.
During summer, one of the main ways people burn calories is scratching mosquito bites. Okay, that’s not true, but it sure feels that way—and here’s why.
Difficulty swallowing—a condition known as dysphagia—can affect anyone.
There were 987 cases of Lyme disease reported in 2016. Find out what you can do to prevent and treat Lyme disease, and the signs you should watch out for.
Find out if medical marijuana is right for you, and where further research is still needed.
These are the tick-borne illnesses you can contract in Canada. Find out which symptoms to watch out for.
The good news: there was no sign of a stroke. The bad: my brain was covered in lesions. I was newly diagnosed with MS, and facing a very different future than the one I had planned.
The bizarre medical story of how a major injury prevented a deadly cancer.
Steering clear of flowers and trees will get you only so far during allergy season. Here are some unexpected reasons you might suffer from spring allergy symptoms.
The spinning, dizzying loss of balance which earmarks vertigo can come without warning. Here’s what medical experts wished you knew.
You may think they’re only a problem in poor or developing countries, but parasites affect millions of people in North America every year.
Hint: It’s probably not because you’re a superhuman time traveller.
How to know when common constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, or abdominal pain may be a symptom of a more serious digestive issue.
When a 17-year-old from Kingston, Ontario, came to the hospital with abdominal cramps and diarrhea, doctors assumed E. Coli was the culprit. But when her organs started failing, it became clear something far worse was happening.