Close to three per cent of Canadians have anemia. Here’s how to make sure you’re getting the iron you need.
Don’t dodge the dentist’s chair! Canadian experts weigh in on how to make your visit as comfortable as possible—and keep your teeth pearly white in between.
Ever wonder what those crazy dreams could mean? Here’s what dream analysis can predict about your personality and your physical and emotional health.
Are your blood pressure readings higher (or lower) than usual? This might be why.
Your work environment can make a huge impact on your health, which is why it’s so important to ensure that you’re not only happy with the work, but you’re happy and comfortable with the people, too. Here are some signs that your workplace is toxic—and what you should do about it.
Staying hydrated gives you more energy, a better memory and will help you combat your next cold.
Did you know that vegans and vegetarians score higher than meat eaters on scales measuring depression? We’ve rounded up the best medical discoveries from around the world.
Creating positive change in your life, and helping to change the world at large, might hinge on how well you can check your cynicism.
A Dose of Advice is a regular Q&A series that features trusted Guardian® and I.D.A.® pharmacists from communities all across Canada. This edition features Jaclyn Makowichuk, pharmacist at Sandstone I.D.A. Pharmacy in Calgary, Alberta.
Are you getting enough of the 13 essential vitamins your body needs to stay healthy? Here’s what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.
We’ve come a long way from hunting and gathering, but certain physical traits and natural reactions remind us of our ancient roots.
Protect yourself from Lyme disease, Powassan, Rocky mountain fever and other tick-borne illnesses by mastering tick removal in four simple steps.
If you tend to spend half of the night in the living room, drifting in and out of sleep in front of the TV, you really need to read this.
Apple cider vinegar is packed with health benefits, but there is a right and wrong way to use it—and in this case, the “wrong way” can potentially be dangerous and unhealthy.
Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer in Canada. Every day, five Canadian women die from the disease. Broader access to new therapies could significantly change the quality of life of women with ovarian cancer, leading to fuller, better and longer lives. In the struggle against this disease, an advocate, an oncologist and a patient are making every day count.
Simple changes can make a big difference in diabetes management.
To help maintain a healthy balance between your duties as a family caregiver and your own life, we’ve assembled 10 tools that can save you time, help you unwind and provide peace of mind.
The dirtiest thing in your doctor’s office probably isn’t what you think. Here’s just how gross it is, and how to avoid it.
How well do you know your health lingo? These challenging medical trivia questions are the ultimate test of your health and wellness IQ.
From groundbreaking treatments to the latest in prevention, these new health studies could have a major impact on how you live your life. Here’s the latest news from the world of medicine.