5 Obvious Signs of Dementia I Missed in My Own Mother
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's shed light on a decade's worth of unusual behaviour that seemed pretty harmless at the time....
Silent Signs of Acid Reflux You Might Be Ignoring
Acid reflux can masquerade as everything from a cold to poor dental hygiene. If you notice any of the following...
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.
How Asthma Became One of the Most Overdiagnosed Diseases in Canada
Wondering why your asthma medication isn't working? Perhaps it's because you're suffering from a different condition altogether.
Could the Answer to This Boy’s Mysterious Seizures Be in His Genes?
This six-year-old's sister was born with a rare disorder—and later died. When it was discovered that he had the same...
What Canadians With Type 2 Diabetes Need to Know About Heart Disease
Learn how to manage your sugars AND lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.
For 15 Years, This Woman Assumed She Was Blind—Then She Got a Second Opinion
After running some tests and scans, the doctor delivered some confounding news: “I don’t know how to tell you this,...
7 Signs You Might Not Be Eating Enough Protein
Your body has ways of telling you that you’re not getting enough protein in your daily diet. But are you...
This Man’s Medical Nightmare Will Make You Think Twice About How You Dress Your Bed
No one thought to draw a connection between his severe breathlessness and a recent purchase...
This Toronto Man Had a Headache For 12 Years—But One Doctor Wouldn’t Give Up on a Cure
Could an experimental procedure provide relief from the unbearable pain?
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...
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.
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....
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Tendinopathy vs. Bursitis: How to Tell the Difference
Although both conditions are caused by repetitive strain, the similarities end there.
20 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Our bodies are always surprising us with new spots, bumps and aches. Here's when you should worry.
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.