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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.


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How to Be More Thankful Every Day

Want to make gratitude an everyday habit? Experts suggest that by following these simple steps, you can cultivate gratitude and...

Teeth Grinding is On the Rise—Here’s What You Can Do About It

Experts say stress may be behind an uptick in teeth grinding, a behaviour known as bruxism. Find out the best...


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Silent Signs You’re Eating Too Much Protein

Protein is easily one of the most important nutrients to get into your daily diet, but it’s possible to get...


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Morning Brain Exercises to Stay Sharp All Day Long

Give your grey matter a workout before breakfast.


His Doctor Told Him He Had a Benign Cyst—Then It Grew to the Size of a Baseball

Could Vietnam veteran Richard Danzer cheat death a second time?

Why is My Hair Falling Out?

There are many reasons you may notice your hair falling out—or sudden bald patches. Fortunately, most of them can be...


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50 Doctor Jokes That’ll Have You in Stitches

Warning: these hilarious anecdotes from real doctors could induce intense laughter.


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12 Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

Studies show that good sleeping habits can add years to your life and, over time, increase happiness. Drawing upon recent...


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6 Tips for Losing Weight with Diabetes

Losing excess weight can improve your heart health and offer other benefits for your body, but if you have diabetes,...


This is the Fastest Rising Cancer in Canada

In the battle against cancer, Canada is making progress. Lung cancer is down, thanks to a dropping smoking rate, and...

3 Steps for Taking Control of Your Rheumatoid Arthritis

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


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8 Ways to Embrace Your Next Milestone Birthday

Got the birthday blues? Instead of dreading your 40th, 50th, or even your 75th birthday, learn how to embrace the...


Don’t Ignore Muscle Stiffness After a Stroke—Remember to REACT

An estimated 62,000 Canadians will suffer a stroke this year.1 It’s the third leading cause of death and the leading...


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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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9 Signs Your Liver Might Be in Trouble

If any (or all) of these signs sound familiar, it might be time to visit your doctor.


What It’s Like Living With Long COVID

More than two years into the pandemic, some patients’ symptoms aren’t going away. While experts hunt for treatments, some people...


Why Men Should Be Doing Kegels, Too

Want to improve your bladder control and sexual performance? Here’s why these pelvic exercises aren’t only good for pregnancy.


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What Can Happen to Your Body 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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8 Showering Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Is your daily shower taking a toll on your skin?


What It Could Mean if You Have Cloudy Urine

Does your pee look cloudy or murky? Chances are it's nothing to worry about, but cloudy urine could be a...


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11 Body Parts You Never Knew You Had

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


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11 Easy Ways to Make Walking More Fun

Lost your lust for hitting the pavement? Put the spring back in your step by making your daily walk a...


What It Could Mean if Your Hands are Always Cold

The underyling cause could be benign—or a symptom of a more serious condition.


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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...