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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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6 Surprising Things Your Poop Can Reveal About Your Health

We may not like to talk about them, but bowel movements are important—and they can provide valuable insight into your...

Top 5 Tips to Survive Heavy, Tired Legs This Summer

While summer is the time to get outside and enjoy the weather for many, some find symptoms of chronic venous...


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10 Sneaky Ways You Might Be Making Yourself Dehydrated

Getting less than the recommended 2.5 to 3.5 litres of water a day is almost sure to leave you dehydrated,...


The Reason Why Your Vitamin D Supplements Aren’t Working

Without this mineral, your vitamin D supplements may not work properly—leaving you at risk for all kinds of trouble.


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How to Embrace Your Fears And Become a More Courageous Person

If you want to learn how to be brave, you first need to let yourself feel scared. Follow this three-step...

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7 Signs You Might Not Be Eating Enough Protein

Your body has ways of telling you that you’re not getting enough protein in your daily diet. But are you...


The Best Exercises to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Suffer from stiff, swollen joints as a result of arthritis? These five types of physical activity may help relieve some...


Why This Woman Suffered an Allergic Reaction to Essential Oils

Janice Brisco feared the swollen bumps on her skin would become debilitating. Could her doctors find the cause?


Can CBD Treat Anxiety, Chronic Pain and Stress? I Tried It To Find Out

Some experts believe the non-intoxicating cannabis compound can cure anxiety, chronic pain, sleeplessness and a thousand other problems. I decided...


This Young Woman Thought She Had a UTI—Then Her Kidneys Started Failing

Read the fascinating true story of how doctors stopped at nothing to solve a terrifying medical mystery.

6 Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Sunlight

Sunlight can impact everything from your mood to your weight, which is why it's so important to get safe exposure.


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Do You Tend to Bruise Easily? Here Are the Likely Reasons Why

Those black and blue marks can say a lot about your health.


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10 Stomach Pains You Should Never Ignore

Check our symptom sorter to find out if the pain in your gut is more than just common cramps.


Do You Need to Wash Your Coffee Mug Every Day?

A coffee break is a delicious and highly motivating ritual. But do you really have to wash the mug each...


Hiking Tips For Beginners From a Kananaskis Emergency Rescue Responder

This expert advice can help ensure a safe and satisfying hike, wherever you choose to roam.


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5 Natural Antidepressants That May Boost Your Mood

Got a mild case of the blues? Consider these five supplements, which have been found to have natural antidepressant effects.


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7 Common Myths About Sex After 50 You Need to Stop Believing

How many of these misconceptions do you still hold?


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This Toronto Man Had a Headache For 12 Years—But One Doctor Wouldn’t Give Up on a Cure

An experimental procedure turned out to be the secret to ending his headache nightmare.

Heartburn Is on the Rise in Canada. Here’s How You Can Avoid It

More stress brings more heartburn, but there are easy ways to beat it.


What My Daughter Taught Me When She Came Out As Trans

"When my child told me she was trans, I remember the fear: for her safety, for how the world might...


What Not to Say When Someone Comes Out as LGBTQ+ (And What to Say Instead)

When a loved one takes the brave step to come out to you as an LGBTQ+ individual, the way you...


After 21 Years of Marriage, I Helped My Husband Come Out as Gay

We had three small children when my husband realized he was gay, but helping him come out taught them an...


What My Daughter Taught Me When She Came Out As Trans

"When my child told me she was trans, I remember the fear: for her safety, for how the world might...


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19 Things You Should Do All Day Long for Better Sleep Tonight

Trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia and other sleep problems with this easy timeline to a better night's rest.