Winter offers plenty of opportunities for fun, but it can also be a dangerous time of year. You can reduce your winter risk by understanding some common myths—and the actual truth behind them.
Happy people thrive. They’re more creative and productive, earn more money, have more friends, stay healthier and even outlive their grumpier peers. Here’s how to find your happiness.
Are you feeling down in the dumps by the end of January-after months of cold, grey skies and snow, snow and more snow? You may have the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Here’s help.
These days, shopping for a toothbrush can feel like standing in a car showroom—sleek models, new styles and power options. How do you choose?
Though resolutions are easy to make, they’re also easy to break. That’s why, more often than we’d like to admit, our good intentions fall by the wayside almost before the New Year gets underway. Here are some tips to help you reach your goals.
If you make New Year’s resolutions, improving your health is likely on your list. But where to start? Even those with seemingly unshakable resolve can feel overwhelmed. Here are 15 tips to get you started on your path to better health.
The easiest part of any resolution is making one. Sticking with it is another story. Change doesn’t come easy for most of us. Follow these tips to make it easier to stay on track and keep your resolutions through the year.
Do you start every year with the best of intentions, only to fall off the wagon before you’ve reached your goal? Well, no more. Follow these six simple steps and make this the year your New Year’s resolutions last through December.
This year, when brainstorming ways to improve your life, commit to thinking beyond just the body, and remember to feed your mind and soul, too. Here’s how.
A surprising number of people get too little iron, and few of them realise that lack of this simple element can make them weaker, more vulnerable to infections and less able to concentrate. However, too much can also be dangerous.
We asked you to tell us whom you consider a hero in education, community service, rescue, public life and health. From the nominations received, judges selected a finalist in each category. Here is our Health hero.
These days, many of us are giving up quality time to get things done at work and around the house. We run on tight schedules, yet still feel we should be more productive. But at what cost? Here are some ways to clear up your calendar so you can spend more time doing what you like.
It’s one thing to buy the occasional lottery ticket but quite another to go into debt because you’re gambling all your money away. Answer these 20 simple questions to see if you have a problem.
Almost three million Canadians suffer from asthma. The latest research from The American Council on Science And Health has pinpointed the most common triggers for asthma.
Neck pain can make your workday longer. We asked four health professionals for their solutions to neck pain.
For most North Americans, bedbug bites were lyrics to a cute bedtime lullaby. Increasingly, bedbugs are becoming a problem in homes and can be a real pain in the neck to get rid of.
Tis the season for decorating and gift giving, yet dangers can hide in the form of counterfeit tools, gifts and unsafe seasonal décor. Avoid seasonal accidents with some tips from the Canadian Standards Association.
Stress doesn’t have to make you gain weight. Learn about the triggers and how to control them. Here’s how to fight back like our ancestors did.
Did you know that every woman throws out an average of 10,000 to 15,000 tampons, panty liners and pads in her lifetime? Give up the disposable products and you can save time, money and the environment.
Relax. Be happy. Get some sleep and leave the worrying for tomorrow. Here are some clever ways to stop anxiety and embrace restorative sleep.