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  • 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.>>

  • 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.>>

  • 5 Ultimate Beauty Tips>>

    Learn more about the 5 most important beauty tips for both men and women. Want great skin? Soft hair? Healthy nails? It's all here.>>

  • Back to School>>

    It's that time of year again; time to get the kids ready for yet another school year. Read some of our best back-to-school articles for tips, quick meal ideas and everything else a parent needs to know for this coming September.>>

  • 5 Foods to Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer>>

    First things first: If you smoke, stop. Tobacco use is responsible for 87 per cent of lung cancer deaths. Of course, even non-smokers get lung cancer (and being around second-hand smoke can increase your risk by up to 30 per cent). While it's certainly not license to puff away, eating certain foods may help you breathe a little easier.>>

  • 8 Energy-Boosting Secrets>>

    Do you find yourself collapsing on the couch by mid-afternoon? A low-energy lifestyle will leave you with little energy. Here are a few simple ways you can give yourself more energy by being more active.>>

  • 6 Tips for Whiter Teeth>>

    Your 32 teeth not only help you to talk and chew, they can make or break your appearance. Read on to find out what you can do to keep your pearly whites sparkling.>>

  • 5 Secrets to a More Comfortable Flight>>

    There’s only one way to really enjoy flying: buy your own plane. But since most of us won’t be able to do that any time soon, find out how you can make your next plane ride more enjoyable with these health-boosting tips.>>

  • The Truth About Hair Loss in Women>>

    Hair loss can be an emotionally troubling experience for some women. We spoke to two experts to learn how to treat and prevent this condition.>>

  • 5 Things to Help You Stop Compulsive Snacking>>

    Between-meal munching can pack on the pounds. Curbing your snacking habit can help you lose or maintain weight. It’s simpler than you might think.>>

  • 6 Secrets to an Easier Workout>>

    If you’re lucky, the sights and sounds of exercise are all you need to motivate you to get moving. At other times, you still may not have the slightest urge to get started. For those days, here a few tips to help you get the most out of your workout.>>

  • The Health Benefits of Salmon>>

    Find out why salmon is so healthy for you and get the scoop on how much of it you need to be eating for a healthier lifestyle.>>

  • Canadian Dental Checkup: How do Your Teeth Compare?>>

    Here’s a reason to smile: According to the results of the Oral Health Component of the Canadian Health Measures Survey, released in 2010, Canadians aren’t doing too badly when it comes to the health of their teeth: Three out of four see a dental professional each year, and two out of three people with natural teeth don’t need dental treatment. But some stats are a little more disturbing.>>