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.

What You Need to Know About Blood Clots and COVID-19 Vaccines

Concerned about the risk of blood clots associated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine? Canadian medical experts shed light on the...


Anxiety Is On the Rise During COVID-19. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Ease It

Compounding crises have made everyone anxious, but how do you know if you’ve slipped into a more serious disorder—and what...


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How to Treat and Cure Athlete’s Foot

Despite the name, you don't have to work out to get athlete's foot. Here's how to kick this fairly common...


Why City Noise Is Bad for Your Health

Background noise—from traffic, from industry—is killing us. Here’s what you can do about it.



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30+ Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Arthritis

For starters: This painful joint disease is actually a collection of more than 100 ailments—and it affects people of all...


This Woman’s Deteriorating Vision Puzzled Doctors. Was a Parasite to Blame?

Nida Shahzeb was frantically reading everything she could find online about eye diseases. “All day long I was worried about...


The COVID-19 Side Effect That Distorts Your Sense of Smell

If pleasant odours now smell like rotting garbage, you could have parosmia—a condition linked to COVID-19. Here's how long it...

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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....


Magic Mushrooms May Help People with Terminal Cancer

Hallucinogens are the next medical frontier. Believers claim they can cure everything from pain and depression to obesity and addictions.


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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.


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Why Holding in a Fart Can Be Harmful—Plus, 9 Ways to Fart Less

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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13 Signs of Cancer Men Are Likely to Ignore

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


How to Overcome a Fear of Needles

Is a fear of needles standing between you and the COVID-19 vaccine? You're not alone. Here, medical experts share some...


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Meals That Heal: The Best Foods to Eat When You Feel Sick

Hippocrates had it right when he said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” When your body...


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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...

Now That I’ve Got the COVID-19 Vaccine, Can I Visit My Family?

As the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out across Canada, infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch shares tips on how to keep...


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12 Silent Signs of Adult ADHD You Might Be Ignoring

It's estimated that more than a million Canadian adults have ADHD, but few get diagnosed or treated...


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11 Natural Remedies to Treat Hair Loss You Should Try

If you’re experiencing hair loss, talk to your doctor to get to the root of the problem. These natural treatments...


What Was Eating Away at This Young Woman’s Sternum?

27-year-old Amber was worried her chest pain was a sign of cancer. What the MRI revealed threw her—and her...


The Rise in Adult-Onset Allergies is Nothing to Sneeze At

Studies show adult-onset allergies are on the rise, but why? Health experts weigh in on the latest theories.

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50 Natural Remedies That Really Work

From acne to allergies, you can probably find a cure for what ails you in your cupboards! Here are some...


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What Is COVID-19 Herd Immunity and When Will It Happen?

If enough people are immune to COVID-19, cases and deaths will plummet. This is known as herd immunity. Here's a...


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 You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer in Canada

Screening for colorectal cancer can save your life. Here’s what you need to know about the most commonly-diagnosed form of...


Everything You Need to Know About Supplements for Joint Pain

Supplements are widely used to manage joint pain, but the science on their effectiveness is limited. Here's what to know...


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The Scientific Reason a Stubbed Toe Hurts So Much (And What You Can Do About It)

Going barefoot or wearing open-toed shoes can lead to a stubbed toe. Whatever the cause, here's how to know if...