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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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.


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20 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Our bodies are always surprising us with new spots, bumps and aches. Here's when you should worry.


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Doctors Thought This Young Girl Had Simply Pulled a Muscle—Days Later, She Was in the ER Screaming

Even after they'd ruled out appendicitis or a potential sports injury, 10-year-old Sophie remained wracked with pain.


Making an Invisible Disease Visible

The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is about more than financial support. It’s about being seen.


Don’t Let IBD Get Ahead of You

Get informed and play an active role.

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10 Silent Signs of Kidney Cancer You Might Be Ignoring

Around 7,500 new cases of kidney cancer are diagnosed each year, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Here's how to...


What Doctors Found Inside This Woman’s Eye is the Stuff of Nightmares

She assumed her eye was tired, but the next morning, the problem was still there: greyed-out spots in her central...


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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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Experts Say These Strategies Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Research suggests as many as 50% of all cases of breast cancer in Canada are linked to factors within our...


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13 Signs of Cancer Men Are Likely to Ignore

Many men’s cancer symptoms can mimic other diseases or conditions—and many men are notorious for delaying doctors’ visits—so it’s easy...


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What You Need to Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Here's everything you need to know about inflammatory bowel disease, including what symptoms to look out for and how it...