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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9 Clear Signs You Have Fatty Liver Disease

Your lifestyle could be seriously damaging your liver, even if you don’t drink much alcohol. Here’s how to spot the silent signs of fatty liver disease.

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30 Inspiring Quotes From Cancer Survivors

People who have survived cancer have been through a lot—and they've learned a lot. This wisdom may help you and...


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9 Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face

When doctors chat with patients eye to eye, it’s not just about creating rapport. Certain facial traits may reveal vital...


14 Body Odours You Should Never Ignore

Body odour, from head to toes, can alert doctors to potential health issues—even cancer. Find out what those distinctive smells...


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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...

Why This 42-Year-Old Suddenly Began Experiencing Severe Breathlessness

The doctor thought Scottish software engineer Martin Taylor had a minor chest infection that would pass, but Taylor only felt...


7 Frostbite Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

If you spend any time outdoors in the winter, getting to know the symptoms of frostbite is essential. While the...


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The Scientific Reason Winter Is Prime Heart Attack Season (And How You Can Stay Safe)

The cold really is harder on your heart. Before the temperatures drop, know how to keep your ticker healthy and...


Is High Blood Pressure Genetic?

If one of your parents has high blood pressure, you may get it too. Here's how genetics and lifestyle habits...


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4 Skin Changes You Should Never Ignore

Most people know the signs of skin cancer, but these other skin conditions can be just as dangerous.


11 Things About Seasonal Affective Disorder That Psychologists Wish You Knew

As many as one in five suffer a form of seasonal affective disorder. Here's what you need to know about...


What Your Food Cravings Secretly Reveal About Your Health

Craving these popular foods may mean your body is trying to tell you something important.


In Your Own Words

People living with hemophilia and their caregivers write back to their younger selves, to share personal insights and reflect on...

How a Total Stranger Pulled My Dad Out of His Alzheimer’s Fog

One day, a woman began singing Celine Dion in the doctor's waiting room. I wasn't prepared for what happened next.



10 Early Signs of Gum Disease You’re Probably Ignoring

Nearly seven out of 10 Canadians will develop gum disease at some point in their lives. Here are the signs...


How a Group of Amateur Hackers Transformed Diabetes Care

It's always been a lot of work to manage my diabetes. Then I met some fellow patients who change my...


9 Health Clues Hiding Right on Your Tongue

See something funky in the mirror? Don’t worry, it’s most likely not a strange tongue disease. It could, however, signal...


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8 Sneaky Things That Raise Your Blood Sugar Levels

If you're concerned about healthy blood sugar levels, it’s important to be aware of these unexpected factors that can spike...


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She Was Sure a Tick Bite Was Causing Her Heart Palpitations—But Doctors Weren’t Convinced

Vera thought she felt a tick bite her shoulder, but the rash didn't look like the bullseye associated with Lyme...


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.

A COVID-19 Patient’s Incredible 77-Day Fight for Survival

The story of Rick Cameron's battle for survival, the doctor who wouldn’t give up, and the Maritime community that rallied...


How to Know When High Blood Pressure Is an Emergency

If you have high blood pressure and haven't been great about taking your medication as directed, you may be at...


What You Need to Know About COPD

It's currently the fourth leading cause of death in Canada, yet COPD remains underdiagnosed and undertreated.


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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....


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...


Is Lockdown Hurting Your Immune System?

Is all that time spent staying indoors during lockdown actually weakening your immune system? The short answer is no, and...