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  • 5 Ways to Handle Chicken Pox>>

    Chicken pox lasts only a week or two, but generally the end can't come soon enough. If pain is the problem, ease it with acetaminophen — never aspirin. If the itching is too much of a bear to bear, try cool baths and an antihistamine such as liquid Benadryl. And have a few other tricks to keep up your sleeve to minimize the misery.>>

  • 6 Secrets for a Flawless Holiday Manicure>>

    There's a lot more to a perfect holiday manicure than simply buying your favourite polish colours. Learn how to keep your nails properly groomed so they sparkle and shine for all your festive events. >>

  • 4 Tips for Family Fun>>

    Find out how you can spend more quality time with your family while playing some fun activities to benefit your health.>>

  • 10 One-Dish Vegan Salads>>

    Whether they’re based on pasta, greens, veggies, beans, or lentils, healthful salads are so easy to prepare in advance and take from one location to the next.>>

  • 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.>>