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...


Do You Need to Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

Third shots of the COVID-19 vaccine are recommended for some people, but infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch explains why...

This Year’s Flu Season Could Hit Hard—Here’s How to Prepare

Cold and flu season is here in Canada, and amid the 4th wave of COVID-19, experts are warning it could be worse than flu season 2020.


What It Means 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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10 Medical Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep

Whether you can't fall asleep, stay asleep, or get a deep, restful sleep, there could be a medical reason. Here...


Why Does It Burn When I Pee?

A burning sensation when you pee is a (really) distressing feeling. But painful urination can sometimes be easy to treat....

What It Could Mean if Your Hands are Always Cold

Having cold hands all the time can be caused by your age, body type—or it could be something more serious.


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14 Silent Symptoms of Lupus You Should Never Ignore

This autoimmune disease is tricky to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses. If you have more than four...


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...


6 Causes of Blood In Urine

Red pee, or what appears to be blood in urine, has many causes. Here's how to tell if it's harmless...


Here’s What It Means If You Have Ridges on Your Nails

They don't make for the prettiest of manicures, but are they something more than a cosmetic problem?

What You Need to Know About the Delta Variant

The Delta variant is now the dominant strain causing COVID-19 illness worldwide. How does it differ from previous incarnations of...


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What Happens If You Get COVID After the Vaccine

Breakthrough COVID-19 infections happen, but they're a tiny fraction of overall cases. Here's what to expect if it happens to...


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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 may be a health condition called nocturia.


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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5 Silent Signs of Hearing Loss You May Be Ignoring

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


13 Silent Signs of Dementia (and How to Spot Them Early)

From sudden personality changes to poor financial decision-making, here are the 13 early signs of dementia you should never ignore.


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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...


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7 Signs You Need New Glasses (That Have Nothing to Do with Blurry Vision)

An ophthalmologist reveals the eye symptoms, including achy eyes, headaches, and feeling nauseous, that suggest you need new glasses.

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7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

Dentists are trained to spot more than just cavities: these red flags of dental problems in your mouth may signal...



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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.


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8 Bipolar Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring

It can be tough to figure out if you're just moody, or if your emotional highs and lows are the...


These Dogs Are Teaching Machines How to Sniff Out Cancer

Learn how new discoveries about dogs' ability to detect disease will revolutionize medicine.


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10 Silent Symptoms of Anemia You Shouldn’t Ignore

If you’re constantly feeling run-down, it might be time to boost your intake of iron and vitamin B12.