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.

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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. When your fart count goes higher, however, it could mean something else.

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...


8 Home Remedies for Indigestion You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Got a bad case of indigestion? Instead of rushing to the drugstore for an over-the-counter antacid, pull these ingredients from...

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6 Strep Throat Signs to Never Ignore

Your throat may be on fire, but there are other signs of strep throat that may surprise you. Here’s what...


This Halifax Man Thought He Just Had a Weak Immune System—Until He Started Hallucinating

The 36-year-old high school teacher figured his recurring fevers and pneumonia were manageable. Then he started seeing water pour from...


I Was 46 When I Discovered I Was Autistic. Suddenly My Life Made Sense

My difficulties fitting in, my problems at work and my divorce all made sense when, at 46, I discovered I...


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10 Weird Reasons Your Pee Smells Funny

Asparagus isn’t the only thing that makes your pee reek.


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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7 Silent Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety

Your anxiety may be affecting your overall health and well-being more than you realize. Here are the warning signs to...


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How To Stop Your Glasses From Fogging Up While Wearing a Mask

Five quick fixes for this annoying little pandemic problem.


8 Signs It’s Time for a Post-Pandemic Check-Up

Fewer people are coming into the doctor's office during the pandemic, but early treatment, care and screenings can be life-saving....

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The Emergency First Aid Kit Essentials You Need

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you take effective action in an emergency situation. Here are the specific items that...


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6 Silent Symptoms of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing

In 2020, nearly 27,000 people were diagnosed with colorectal cancer in Canada. Rectal bleeding is the most obvious colon cancer...


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10 Signs of an Ulcer You Should Never Ignore

Pay attention to these ulcer symptoms and talk to your doctor if you’re concerned they're pointing to something serious.


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How to Treat a Stiff Neck: Home Remedies That Actually Work

At any given time, an estimated 39 per cent of people over 65 have stiffness, soreness or swelling in their...


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7 Sneaky Things That Trigger IBS Symptoms

Contrary to popular belief, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not caused by your diet. However, these seven factors could serve...


5 Natural Remedies for Bloating

These are some of the most common reasons for an uncomfortable, gassy stomach—plus easy ways to feel better without medication.


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10+ Ways to Manage Everyday Aches and Pains

Everyday aches and pains holding you back? Use these expert-approved pain management strategies to live your best life.


This Mother and Son Had No Idea Their Mysterious Health Issues Were Actually Linked

When a mother and son began to experience health issues at the same time, doctors struggled for answers. Could it...

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5 Highly Effective Home Remedies For Canker Sores

Got antacid, teabags and aloe vera handy? They're just a few of the everyday items that can help treat canker...


How to Fix the Most Common Sleep Problems

Can't get to sleep or sleeping too long? We asked a medical expert to help troubleshoot every kind of sleeping...


How Technology Is Helping Emrick Blanchette Find His Voice

The seven-year-old from Quebec City is living with Angelman’s syndrome, a rare disorder that leaves him unable to walk or...


How a Diabetes Diagnosis Gave This Nova Scotia Fisherman a New Start

Learning to manage diabetes takes time and effort—but it’s worth it.


Big or Small, a Change in Your MS Symptoms is Something to Talk About

Here’s what you need to know about MS disease progression and why catching symptom changes early is so important.


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10+ Symptoms of Shingles You Might Be Ignoring

Symptoms of shingles sometimes but not always include a painful rash caused by a reactivation of the chicken pox virus....