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.

Could Hearing Loss Be Caused by Diabetes?

Hearing loss could be masking another problem. There's little you can do about it on your own, so you should...


Kitchen Cabinet Cures for Diabetes

When you're feeling low, you don't necessarily need to go to the pharmacy every time. This article outlines some around-the-hosue...


Cutting Down on Sugar

Although fewer of us take sugar in our tea or coffee, and we sprinkle less on our cereals and desserts,...


How to Control Extreme Eating

Over the last several decades, food producers have discovered that we have a seemingly insatiable desire for sugar and salt....


A Complainer’s Guide to Allergy Season

Does your annual battle with pollen feel like the same misery, different year? We teamed up with our friends at...


Pills That Put on Weight

If you're gaining weight for no reason or having trouble losing it, check the contents of your medicine cabinet.


A Painless Future for Diabetes Blood Sugar Testing?

How new technology could replace needle-based diabetes blood tests with only a drop of saliva.


5 Unhealthy Habits Holding You Back

Squeezing exercise into a busy schedule does the body good, but lingering bad habits may be keeping you from achieving...

4 Health Benefits of Coffee

More than just the booster jump-starting your day, that morning cup of coffee can provide a variety of important...


Colon Cancer: Are You at Risk?

A brief guide to the risk factors associated with colorectal cancer.


10 Great Low-Glycemic Snacks

Low-glycemic foods are often rich in fiber, protein, or fat, though it's not smart to eat fatty foods just for...


12 Incredible Canadian Medical Discoveries

These Canadian medical discoveries are clever, unexpected and significant advances, ranging from mind-reading prosthetic arms to fighting malaria with dirty...


10 Secrets for Healthier Grocery Shopping

Learn to avoid the common errors consumer often make when choosing their food products.


Fight Diabetes: 5 Moves for a Longer Life

Eat right and exercise more - the advice is simple but sometimes hard to follow. What do top experts suggest...


Kiss Meat (and Diabetes) Goodbye?

A dinner of tabbouleh, sliced fresh tomatoes, and marinated chickpeas sounds tasty-and the fact that it doesn't contain meat may...


Exercising Safely With Diabetes

Having diabetes doesn't mean you have to avoid physical activity. It just means that you need to take more precautions...

Diabetes Super Foods

A diet rich in these 10 "super foods" will help minimize blood sugar and even throw your disease into reverse....


Chicken Pox: 3 Ways to Calm the Itch

Chicken pox only last a couple of weeks but the itch can be more than your child can handle. Soothe...


What are Shingles?

You know you can get shingles if you've had chicken pox and you know how to treat it,...


Should Mammograms Start at 40?

Are you as up-to-date with advances in breast cancer research as you think? Find out when you should really start...


8 Natural Ways to Treat Shingles

If you have a case of the shingles, read on to find out what you can do to treat the...

5 Ways to Handle Chicken Pox

Chicken pox lasts only a week or two, but generally the end can't come soon enough. If pain is the...


Anita Cochrane and the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

Anita Cochrane founded team LiveSTRONG seven years ago for the Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women's Cancers- two years...


Shingles: 6 Ways to Treat the Itching

After getting a prescription medication from your doctor, try some of these home remedies to soothe the itching and heal...


10 Recommended Adult Vaccines

The Centre for Disease Control recommends ten vaccines for adults. Some we should all get; others are for people with...


Stress Tip: Ditch the bad, Embrace the good

If stress is so bad for us, why can't we just learn to relax? Easier said than done, especially for...


It’s Personal-Family, Cancer, and Treatment

Freda Cryer lay in her hospital bed, facing the most challenging moment of her life-surviving a bone marrow transplant to...