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...


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5 Tick-Borne Diseases Found in Canada

These are the tick-borne illnesses you can contract in Canada. Find out which symptoms to watch out for.

How Asthma Became One of the Most Overdiagnosed Diseases in Canada

Wondering why your asthma medication isn't working? Perhaps it's because you're suffering from a different condition altogether.


Could the Answer to This Boy’s Mysterious Seizures Be in His Genes?

This six-year-old's sister was born with a rare disorder—and later died. When it was discovered that he had the same...


What Canadians With Type 2 Diabetes Need to Know About Heart Disease

Learn how to manage your sugars AND lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.


For 15 Years, This Woman Assumed She Was Blind—Then She Got a Second Opinion

After running some tests and scans, the doctor delivered some confounding news: “I don’t know how to tell you this,...

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.


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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...


This Man’s Medical Nightmare Will Make You Think Twice About How You Dress Your Bed

No one thought to draw a connection between his severe breathlessness and a recent purchase...


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

Could an experimental procedure provide relief from the unbearable pain?


How Ticks Became a Major Threat to Our Health

Some experts predict as many as 10,000 new cases of Lyme disease each year in the 2020s. Here's how one...

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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.


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.


Sneaky Reasons You’ve Got Bad Breath (And How to Deal With It)

The best way to beat bad breath is to stamp it out at its source.


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The Seasonal Allergy Survival Guide

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know that the symptoms—from itchy eyes to sneezing—are not to be sniffed at....


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What You Need To Know About Binge-Eating Disorder

Learn how to spot the signs of binge-eating disorder, how to differentiate it from plain overeating and which treatment options...


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4 Things to Know About Lyme Disease in Canada

There were 1,615 reported cases of Lyme disease in Canada in 2020. Here's how to prevent and treat it, plus...


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8 Signs You Could Have High-Functioning Depression

Just because you're not too sad and listless to get out of bed doesn't mean you may not be depressed....


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Sore Feet All The Time? Here’s What You Need To Know

Suffering from achey feet day and night can be frustrating—and not to mention painful. Here's how you can pick the...

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Why Binge Drinking is on the Rise in Canada—and Why It’s So Dangerous

More than 15 per cent of Canadians are regularly bingeing on booze. We take stock of the causes, the risks...


6 Warning Signs of Binge Drinking

Dangerous drinking is on the rise with more than 15 per cent of Canadians regularly bingeing on booze. Are you...


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The Best Home Remedies to Relieve Foot Pain

Suffering from sore, aching feet? Try these do-it-yourself strategies for foot pain relief.


How Cognitive Tests Strip Seniors of Their Rights

If you fail a mental capacity test, your province can sell your home, manage your money and lock you in...


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What Happens to Your Body When You Hold in a Fart

Holding in flatulence may be more socially acceptable than letting it go, but it can lead to bloating, pain, and, in...


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Tendinopathy vs. Bursitis: How to Tell the Difference

Although both conditions are caused by repetitive strain, the similarities end there.