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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Sneaky Heart Disease Symptoms That Women Often Ignore

While women experience chest pain in nearly two-thirds of heart disease cases, that’s often not their primary symptom.

Yes, You Can Reverse Heart Disease—Here’s How

Certain lifestyle factors contributing to heart disease are within your control—even after the condition has taken hold.


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His Tests Ruled Out a Heart Attack—But One Doctor Wasn’t Convinced

Unfortunately, a number of challenges stood in the way of diagnosing the young man's rapidly deteriorating condition...


This Young Woman Was Haunted By the Sounds of Elevator Music and Seagulls Squawking—But Nothing Was ...

The auditory hallucinations were only the beginning of her terrifying medical mystery.


You Really Need to Stop Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs

Earwax is part of your body's defense system. Here's how to manage it without damaging your hearing.

What It Could Mean If You Have White Spots on Your Nails

Called leukonychia, those white spots can have a variety of causes, from small cosmetic issues to major, life-threatening illnesses.


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Doctors Thought This Ontario Teen Had E. Coli—Until Her Organs Started Failing

But if it wasn't the raw cookie dough Claire had eaten, what could possibly be causing her body to shut...


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Body Odours You Should Never Ignore

The nose knows: These particular scents could point to an underlying health problem.


Can Stress Really Give You an Ulcer?

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


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Does Shark Cartilage Really Help Arthritis Sufferers?

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

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Skin Changes You Should Never Ignore

As your body’s largest organ and one of the easiest ones to observe, your skin offers vital clues about your...


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.


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What the Colour of Your Mucus Reveals About Your Health

Keep these fascinating facts in mind the next time you blow your nose.


Suffer From Stiff, Painful Knees? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Knees are among our largest and most complex joints, but they’re also some of the easiest to damage.


How Well Do You Remember Your First Aid Training?

Put your knowledge of emergency response terms to the ultimate test with our multiple choice trivia quiz.


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Silent Signs You Could Be Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress

Could you be suffering from PTSD without even realizing it? If these symptoms sound familiar, it might be time to...


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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This Toronto Teacher’s Back Pain Stumped Doctors—Until the CT Scan Picked Up Something Strange

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


Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder You Might Be Ignoring

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

4 Quick Tips to Help Men Deal with Urine Leakage

Urinary incontinence is sort of taboo, but it shouldn’t be.


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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...


How Individuals With COPD Can Become More Empowered About Their Health

Living with COPD? Here’s how to make the most of every health care appointment.


This Simple Blood Test Could Detect 50 Types of Cancer

...And more exciting breakthroughs in the fight against cancer.


How to Get the Most Accurate Blood Pressure Reading

Expert advice on how to decode those numbers—and what to do if they're reading high.


Can Cherry Juice Really Help With Arthritis?

Tart cherry juice is becoming a popular home remedy for relieving arthritis pain, but is there any evidence it actually...