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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.


The Fascinating Science Behind Your Chocolate Craving

The latest research on humanity’s hardwired—and dangerous—love of sweetness.

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How to Be a Better Lover in 6 Easy Steps

Has sex become a tired routine? While hormones may deplete with age, nurturing your passion can refuel the fire. Try...


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This Marriage Advice From the 1950s Still Applies Today

The decade known for happy housewives and Mad Men husbands may not appear to offer much guidance for modern unions....


Here’s What The White Spots on Your Nails Mean

White spots on your fingernails or toenails, called leukonychia, can have a variety of causes—from simply hitting your nail to...


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8 Ways to Cope When the World Seems Like a Horrible Place

Between pandemics, natural disasters and acts of terrorism, the world can sometimes seem like a cruel and frightening place. The...

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7 Silent Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamins

Even healthy eaters may fall short of key vitamins and minerals. See if you have any of these symptoms of...


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10 Tricks to Avoiding Germs That Actually Don’t Work

If you try to avoid germs by using your foot to flush public toilets or your knuckle to press elevator...


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5 Heart Tests That Could Save Your Life

If you score poorly on these heart tests, you could be 20 times more likely to develop heart disease.


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Not a Morning Person? Here are 17 Ways to Rise and Shine Every Day

Even if you're not a morning person, adding these steps to your morning schedule will improve your mood, energy level...


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14 Body Odours You Should Never Ignore

Body odour, from head to toes, can alert doctors to potential health issues—even cancer. Find out what those distinctive smells...

Why Was Sushma Losing Her Voice? A Terrifying Medical Mystery

Doctors initially thought her weak voice was caused by allergies or an infection, but tests revealed something much more rare—and...


5 Memory-Boosting Tricks From a Jeopardy! Champ

Ever wondered how game show champs manage to remember so much trivia? Jeopardy! contestant Arthur Chu raked in nearly $400,000...


Her Mission: To Keep Hearts Beating

Dr. Jacqueline Joza is pioneering an innovation that could prevent heart failure.


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Are You Simply Tired, Or Could It Be a Case of Chronic Fatigue?

Here's what you should know about this frequently misunderstood health condition.


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7 Clear Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt

Too much sodium can wreak havoc on your body. Here are signs you need to cut back.


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7 Silent Signs You Need to Move More

According to Statistics Canada, just 1 in 5 Canadians get enough physical activity each day. Trouble is,...


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This Is What Happens When You Drink a Glass of Wine Every Night

If you typically enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or at the end of the day, here's what it...


A Woman’s X-Ray Reveals the Astonishing Reason for Her Lifetime of Stomach Pain

The x-ray technician seemed confused. She fetched a few more hospital staff to analyze the scan before she finally said,...

9 Sleep Aids to Help You Get Better Rest Tonight

From noise-masking earbuds to cooling mattresses, optimize your bedroom with these sleep-inducing gadgets to help you rest easier tonight.


The Health Benefits of Light Therapy (Beyond Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Research is supporting exciting new applications for light therapy.


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4 Skin Changes You Should Never Ignore

These skin changes often fly under the radar, but they could be providing vital clues about your health. Here's what...


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How to Care for Aging Parents: Strategies for the Sandwich Generation

Juggling work, kids, and the well-being of their own parents, those in the Sandwich Generation certainly don’t have it easy....


So You’ve Got a Wart…

Luckily, 65 per cent of warts will go away on their own. But if you have stubborn one, or you're...


Word Power: How Well Do You Know These First Aid Terms?

First aid skills can prove invaluable. Review these terms from common medical situations and be prepared.