When you’re low on rest and aren’t sure how to stay awake, use these simple tips.
Changing the entire world is a seemingly impossible task, but we believe change starts small, one person at a time. Here’s how you (yes, you) can change the world.
Abuse can happen even without physical violence.
It’s 3 a.m. and you’re suddenly wide awake… Instead of reaching for the sleeping pills, try these seven proven strategies to fall asleep fast.
Time is the most precious thing that we have—so why do we give it away so easily? Here’s what learning to say “no” has done for me.
Although it can sometimes seem hopeless, understanding how to renew confidence in one another is a crucial life skill. If you’re struggling to repair a relationship after a breach of trust, these eight strategies can help.
If you consider antidepressants to be temporary mood-lifters, you may be surprised to learn that the pills—and also cognitive therapy, for that matter—can do a whole lot more than that.
Contrary to popular belief, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not caused by your diet. However, these seven factors could serve as triggers for IBS symptoms, including chronic bloating, cramping, gas, constipation and diarrhea.
While heart attacks get a lot of press, other heart issues like aortic aneurysms can be just as life-threatening—and they’re tougher to detect. Here’s what you need to know.
You have a splitting headache, it’s the middle of the night, and your only bottle of Tylenol expired three years ago. Can you take it anyway? Here’s the answer.
Find the best sleeping position for you and get the rest you need with this simple guide.
In 75 per cent of cases, gallstones don’t cause any symptoms. However, if a troublesome case is left untreated, they can lead to serious health problems.
Arthritis isn’t just arthritis. It’s a surprisingly large collection of different conditions—though they all have one thing in common: achy joints.
Living with anxiety is immensely difficult, and those who have never experienced it often have trouble understanding it. Here are 14 things ever anxiety sufferer knows to be true.
Head to your doctor for antibiotics if you’re showing these signs that a urinary tract infection has travelled to the kidneys.
You know it’s a rash, but which one? Here’s how to tell a patch of psoriasis from a bout of eczema, and what to do about it.
To pay tribute to Jonathan Pitre, who passed away on April 4, 2018 at the age of 17, here is a profile he granted Reader’s Digest in March 2016.
So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious. Here’s how to tell the difference.
According to psychologists, we are all prejudiced. So what can we do about it?
Screening for colorectal cancer can save your life. Here’s what you need to know about the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer in Canada.