Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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13 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy

Are you getting enough of the 13 essential vitamins your body needs to stay healthy? Here’s what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.

What Happens When You Start Walking 10,000 Steps a Day

Considering this popular fitness goal? Read this first.

Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids That Actually Work

Get the secrets to quick relief from the pain and itching.

How to Get Rid of Hiccups

Why do hiccups always seem to strike at the worst possible moment? Here’s how to get rid of hiccups fast.

A Guide to the Essential Steps of CPR

Doing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest.

The Best Remedies for Constipation Relief

These natural home remedies for constipation will help get your bowels back on track.

Dementia Breakthroughs Offer New Hope

New treatments and tests for dementia are finally here, after decades of disappointments.

Why Foods With Artificial Dyes Should Have Warning Labels

Some U.S. states may soon require warning labels on products containing certain food dyes. Should Canada do the same?

3 Steps for Taking Control of Your Rheumatoid Arthritis

Remission is an important treatment goal. Here’s what to know.

Is Cracking Your Knuckles Bad for You?

Mom always warned it would lead to arthritis, but is there any research to back up that claim? Our medical...

Doctors Reveal the Vitamins They Take During Cold and Flu Season

Want to bolster your defenses against viruses? Take a cue from these medical professionals.

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13 Polite Habits Hairdressers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead

Sometimes trying to do all the right things at the salon can backfire. Here’s what to avoid when getting your...

Doctors Dismissed Her Monthly Suffering as Period Pain—Until an Ultrasound Revealed Something Strange

“They’re not allowed to tell you anything, but the technician looked scared. She left to get her supervisor...”

We’re Hard on Our Feet—Here’s How to Show Them Some Love

Foot care tends to be an afterthought, but the condition of your your feet can drastically affect your quality of...

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Bathroom Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Are your personal hygiene habits putting your health at risk?

13 Silent Signs of Dementia (and How to Spot Them Early)

From sudden personality changes to poor financial decision-making, here are the 13 early signs of dementia you should never ignore.

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7 Sleep Secrets From Around the World

Struggling to sleep? We gathered ideas from across the globe—and asked experts to weigh-in on what really works.

These Are Your Biggest Fears, According to Your Star Sign

Learn how to make peace with your greatest fears and use them to your benefit.

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This is What Happens When You Eat Too Much Salt

The average Canadian consumes more than double the daily recommended intake of sodium. Here’s why that’s a serious problem—and what...

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The Truth About Fatty Liver Disease

Thought fatty liver disease was only a concern for heavy drinkers? Think again. Here's what you need to know about...

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Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Cutting down salt is just the beginning. Read on for tips on keeping your circulatory system healthy.

Can CBN Really Help You Sleep? I Tested It to Find Out

Sleep-challenged writer Leah Rumack tested CBN—a non-intoxicating cannabis compound—to see if it helps with rest and relaxation.

According to New Research, You Can’t “Catch Up” on Lost Sleep—Here’s Why Tha...

Your heart health deteriorates with continuous sleep deprivation, and a weekend sleep-in isn’t a guaranteed strategy to recover...

What is Pickleball? The Sport’s Exploding Popularity, Explained

Whether you're wondering what it is or how to play, here's the rundown on pickleball.

This Kind of Exercise Can Reduce Men’s Cancer Risk, According to a New Study

Compelling research suggests fitness in your youth has the power to prevent numerous cancers down the road.

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Forget “Opposites Attract”—It Turns Out Most Couples Have These Five Traits in Common

New research challenges the age-old notion that differences are the spice of romantic life.

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14 Easy Brain Exercises That Help You Get Smarter

Would you believe that brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand can stimulate your grey matter? Try it out—along with...

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Showering Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Is your daily shower taking a toll on your skin?

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30 Old-Time Home Remedies That Actually Work

Honey to heal a wound. Cherries for gout. Cod-liver oil— blech!—to keep your eyes healthy. Your grandmother and her doctors...

Wearing This May Reduce Your Dementia Risk, According to New Research

Intriguing findings from a Johns Hopkins study reveal how a common device could delay cognitive decline in older adults.

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Body Parts You Never Knew You Had

Only 20 percent of people can even use this one body part. Are you one of them?