Conditions

Not feeling well? Learn how to spot the signs of various health conditions, as well as the latest in prevention, treatment, and home remedies to jump start your recovery.

Home Remedies For Hiccups (That Actually Work!)

The next time you get a case of the hiccups, find relief—fast—with these proven home remedies.

The Best Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids

No prescription? No problem. Find relief from the pain and itching of hemorrhoids with these home remedies.


What You Need to Know About Canada’s Three-Layer Face Mask Guideline

Canadian health officials say masks meeting these criteria provide the best protection against COVID-19.


Highly Effective Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation relief may be as close as your kitchen! These natural home remedies will help get your bowels back on...


How to Do CPR: 7 Essential Steps of CPR Everyone Should Know

Performing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Take a refresher course...

The Best Home Remedies for Toothache Relief

Whether you're suffering from a cracked tooth or a painful cavity, these home remedies can provide relief while you wait...


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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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...


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.

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,...


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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...


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.


I Was Diagnosed with ADHD as an Adult—My Difficult Life Finally Made Sense

For 30 years, Tracey Mellis struggled with a miserable, messy life. Then she found out why.

Can Stress Give You Ulcers?

Most people believe it can, but the answer is more complicated. Here's what you need to know about this condition...


How to Prevent Knee Problems (at Any Age)

Protect against stiff, painful knees with this three-step plan for joint health.


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Doctors Thought This Canadian Teen Had E. Coli—But Then Her Organs Began Failing

When a 17-year-old from Kingston, Ontario, came to the hospital with abdominal cramps and diarrhea, doctors assumed E. Coli was...


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Her Debilitating Headache Was a Total Mystery—Until a CT Scan Picked Up Something Strange

"The doctors showed my mom the image, which is supposed to be all dark, except there was a white spot...


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13 Signs You Could Have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

If you’ve ever been through something dangerous, shocking, extremely unsafe or life-threatening, look out for these subtle changes in your...


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This Toronto Teacher’s Back Pain Was a Mystery—Until the CT Scan Picked Up Something Strange

But were the nodules on her lungs a symptom of tuberculosis, cancer, or something even more rare?


How to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder This Winter

Is your case of the "winter blues" interfering with daily life? We asked Toronto-based clinical health psychologist Deanne Simms about...


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Does Shark Cartilage Really Help Arthritis?

Shark cartilage is a popular supplement for arthritis and joint pain, but does it actually work? Here's what we found...

Medical Cannabinoids: A New Era of Hope for Chronic Pain

When we are unwell, we traditionally turn to over-the-counter or prescription treatments, and the old adage “take two and call...


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7 Silent Signs You Might Have Eye Cataracts

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in those over the age of 40, but the symptoms can be difficult...


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8 Things Your Farts Can Reveal About Your Health

Feel free to deny or walk away fast, but passing gas up to 20 times a day is completely normal....


Making Your Kidneys a Priority with Type 2 Diabetes

When it comes to managing your type 2 diabetes, are you considering your kidney health?


What You Need to Know About Dry Skin

Cold air, dry indoor heating and extra handwashing might make this the itchiest winter ever.


Your Common Topicals Questions, Answered

Increased scientific evidence is establishing the efficacy of topicals – that is, lotions or oils applied externally to your body...