Dare to bare your teeth. If you feel self-conscious about your smile try these tips. Your chompers will be white in no time.
Do you have the breath of a fire-breathing dragon? Whether you need a fast fix before an important encounter, or are looking for a way to permanently evict the odour-causing bacteria that inhabit your mouth, these tips can help.
If you keep nodding off at meetings, and yawning your way through lunch, it might be a simple case of lack of sleep. But be careful, constant blah-ness may be a symptom of a more serious illness like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Can’t recall the name of someone you just met? Learn the tricks the experts use and keep your memory sharp at any age.
Find yourself dive-bombing the couch by mid-afternoon? Feeling more sluggish than a hung-over sloth? Believe it or not, a few easy changes to your daily routine can make the seemingly permanent imprint of your backside on the La-Z-Boy rise up and vanish, along with your inertia.
Finding it hard to deal with the daily commute? Here are some simple ways you can avoid road rage on the way to and from work.
Canadians are spending more and more time commuting to and from work — and finding inventive ways to pass the time.
Breathing deeply and directing your thoughts inward, not on the long drive ahead of you, may help to alleviate the stress of your daily commute. Try these simple exercises before you get in the car, or as soon as you arrive at your destination.
If you’re a student who’s signed up for too many after-school activities, your academic performance could suffer. Or if you’re a parent who’s exhausted from driving your kids to ballet, soccer and karate, chances are they’re tired too. Here’s how to maintain a balance.
Want to live to a ripe old age? Start now. "It’s what we do with our health behaviours throughout our lives that’s going to get us there," says Thomas Perls, a geriatrician at Boston University Medical Centre and lead author of Living to 100: Lessons in Living to Your Maximum Potential at Any Age. Here are some simple tips on how to make it happen.
While some degree of hardening of the arteries is normal as we age, atherosclerosis can lead to heart disease and stroke. Find out what you can do, and eat, to help control this potentially deadly condition.
It’s fall and you’re starting to spend more time indoors – along with billions of microscopic creatures that call your bed, carpeting, drapes and furniture "home." You may find your allergies are worse, even though allergy season should be winding down. What can you do to battle these indoor allergens?
Early onset Alzheimer’s turns fully grown adults into completely dependent beings at a galloping pace.
Early onset Alzheimer’s is even more devastating than the more common form of the disease, which strikes people in their 70s.
A new generation of treatments has joined the fight against stroke, cancer and heart disease
We’ve all heard them before. Should we be listening?
Massive livestock operations are raising troubling questions about water safety
While millions of Canadians can’t find a doctor, thousands of foreign physicians can’t get a licence to practise
The doddering old widow. The lonely, forgetful neighbour. Turns out these negative perceptions of old age can be self-fulfilling prophecies.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Oral health is a state of being free from chronic mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral sores, birth defects such as cleft lip and palate, periodontal disease, tooth decay and tooth loss, and other diseases and disorders that affect the oral cavity.”