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  • 7 Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy>>

    Feet bear the brunt of all your weight-bearing activities like walking, jogging, etc. A little preventative care goes a long way in maintaining feet. Read on to find out what you can do to reduce foot problems.>>

  • 3 Unique Brown Rice Recipes>>

     Enjoy a healthy meal or snack with gluten-free brown rice. You'd be surprised how creative you can get with one single ingredient.>>

  • 5 Tips for Applying Nail Polish>>

    Find out how you can keep your nails looking their absolute best without heading to the salon for costly false nails.>>

  • Anita Cochrane and the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers>>

    Anita Cochrane founded team LiveSTRONG seven years ago for the Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women's Cancers— two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Her positive spirit, love for fitness, and enthusiasm toward research fused into an inspirational team captain and advocate for breast cancer research.>>

  • 5 Fall Activities for Families>>

    Discover some fun activities the whole family will enjoy, even as the weather cools down this season.>>

  • Shingles: 6 Ways to Treat the Itching>>

    After getting a prescription medication from your doctor, try some of these home remedies to soothe the itching and heal the blisters caused by shingles.>>

  • 5 Fun Family Activities for March Break>>

    Stay active with your family during spring break by trying some of these exciting activities.>>

  • It’s Personal—Family, Cancer, and Treatment>>

    Freda Cryer lay in her hospital bed, facing the most challenging moment of her life—surviving a bone marrow transplant to treat her acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Just hours after Freda’s transplant, her daughter, Alexandra Chen, was two blocks away buzzing off her long blonde locks of hair, surrounded by family and friends.>>

  • 6 Stretching Techniques>>

    Find out how you can increase the effectiveness of your stretching routine with these tips.>>

  • Generic Drugs vs. Brand Name Drugs>>

    Generic drugs are considered “just as good” as their more expensive brand-name counterparts—but, as one writer experienced, in certain circumstances their effects can be dangerously different.>>

  • 4 Tips for Managing Different Headaches>>

    Most headaches clear up with rest or the help of an aspirin or other analgesic. Some of them may signal a more serious problem. Find out what kind of headaches you may be suffering from and how to treat them.>>

  • 3 Ways to Prepare for a Check-Up>>

    Routine physicals can be daunting, even for healthy people. Before heading over to your next doctor’s appointment, learn how you can prepare yourself for your check-up.>>

  • 6 Ways to Get Outside On a Workday>>

    Most of us spend half of our waking weekday hours cooped up inside – or at least know someone who does. What’s more, after clocking out from work, some people find themselves rushing home to continue their at-home “to-do” lists, finding little time for a real breather. Here are six ways to sneak some fresh air into your every day routine without breaking the bank or your schedule.>>

  • 10 Ways to Stick to Your Workout>>

    Sticking to a workout routine can be challenging but to stay in shape and in good health, you have to keep up regular exercise. Here are 10 ways to help you do just that.>>

  • 8 Secrets to a Better Pregnancy>>

    As the months march along, pregnancy can start to feel more like a burden than a wondrous event in the making. When the new you is someone with heartburn, stretch marks, back pain, swollen feet, and varicose veins, you may even begin to wonder whether this was such a good idea. Every pregnant woman can use some sound ideas, like the ones here, for coping with the challenges.>>