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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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These Are the Heart Attack Symptoms That Are Most Frequently Misdiagnosed

Each year, 63,000 Canadians have a heart attack, and many of them are first told by doctors that the problem...

Aging in Place: A Guide to Growing Older at Home

Ninety per cent of Canadian seniors want to live in their homes for as long as possible. Here's how to...


10 Risk Factors for Heart Disease (and How to Control Them)

When it comes to preventing heart disease, knowledge is power. Here are 10 factors that contribute to your risk for...


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7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

Dentists are trained to spot more than just cavities: these red flags may signal a health issue happening elsewhere in...


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7 Home Remedies for Nausea Relief

Feeling queasy? Whether it's motion sickness, the side effect of a medication or the dreaded flu, these kitchen cabinet cures...

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35 Medical Trivia Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your health lingo? These challenging medical trivia questions are the ultimate test of your health...


How to Make New Friends as an Adult

It starts with courage and vulnerability.


For Years, Her Excruciating Stomach Pain Would Strike at Random—And Doctors Were Stumped

Every time Genevieve made it to the ER, her debilitating symptoms would vanish as quickly as they'd appeared...


This is the Smartest Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologists

Each zodiac sign has its strengths and weaknesses, but when it comes to intelligence, astrologists say these two stand out...


Polish Up Your Dental Routine This Fall

Easy tips for building better brushing habits and beyond.

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This Teen’s Vision Loss Was a Mystery—Until a Doctor Asked Him What He Ate

For years, Jerome was losing his ability to see and hear, and became easily exhausted. Could his bad eating habits...


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What It Could Mean If You’re Always Waking Up at Night to Pee

Waking up to pee once every night is normal. Anything more than that could be a red flag for these...


Why You Should Never Ignore Erectile Dysfunction

Sure, it's easy to treat—but a closer look at the underlying causes could save your life.


7 Reasons to Brew a Cup of Chamomile Tea Tonight

Whether you're suffering from tummy aches, indigestion or menstrual cramps, a cup of chamomile tea can often spell relief.


This Woman’s Medical Nightmare Will Make You Think Twice About Essential Oil Diffusers

The itchy, swollen bumps on her face were becoming unbearable. The cause? An allergic reaction to the most unlikely household...


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9 Things You Had No Idea Were Actually Covered in Fecal Matter

Everyone poops—but they should really wash their hands better afterward. Check out all the places where dangerous fecal bacteria may...


Heavy Periods Can Be a Sign of a Bleeding Disorder—Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Them

Over 11,000 people in Canada have a bleeding disorder*—and too many women don’t know they have one.


10 Ways to Make Your Coffee Habit Healthier

Coffee catches a lot of grief, but it's not as bad as you might think. Some research shows that it...

What Those Numbers on Your Glasses Mean (And Why You Should Check Them)

The numbers on your eyewear are more important than you think—an optometrist tells us why.


The New Golden Girls

Fed up with traditional retirement living, these Canadian seniors are joining forces to age in place.


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Silent Signs of Hearing Loss You Might Be Ignoring

Hearing loss isn’t just for the elderly, so if you notice any of the following warning signs, like buzzing or...


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How to Stay Awake When You Find Yourself Nodding Off

Had a rough night's sleep? Here are five tricks that could help blow off the cobwebs.


If You’re Not Reading Out Loud Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Reading out loud to your parent, spouse or even your dog may seem awkward, but it delivers health benefits for...


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Silent Signs of Liver Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore

Although liver cancer is rare, your doctor might recommend regular screenings if you’re at high risk.