Suffer From Stiff, Painful Knees? Here’s What You Can Do About It
Knees are among our largest and most complex joints, but they’re also some of the easiest to damage.
How Well Do You Remember Your First Aid Training?
Put your knowledge of emergency response terms to the ultimate test with our multiple choice trivia quiz.
Silent Signs You Could Be Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress
Could you be suffering from PTSD without even realizing it? If these symptoms sound familiar, it might be time to...
A Woman’s X-Ray Reveals the Astonishing Reason for Her Lifetime of Stomach Pain
The x-ray technician seemed confused. She fetched a few more hospital staff to analyze the scan before she finally said,...
This Toronto Teacher’s Back Pain Stumped Doctors—Until the CT Scan Picked Up Something Strange
But were the nodules on her lungs a symptom of tuberculosis, cancer, or something even rarer?
Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder You Might Be Ignoring
Is your case of the "winter blues" interfering with daily life? Toronto-based clinical health psychologist Deanne Simms reveals the symptoms...
4 Quick Tips to Help Men Deal with Urine Leakage
Urinary incontinence is sort of taboo, but it shouldn’t be.
Silent Signs You Might Have Eye Cataracts
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in those over the age of 40, but the symptoms can be difficult...
How Individuals With COPD Can Become More Empowered About Their Health
Living with COPD? Here’s how to make the most of every health care appointment.
This Simple Blood Test Could Detect 50 Types of Cancer
...And more exciting breakthroughs in the fight against cancer.
How to Get the Most Accurate Blood Pressure Reading
Expert advice on how to decode those numbers—and what to do if they're reading high.
Can Cherry Juice Really Help With Arthritis?
Tart cherry juice is becoming a popular home remedy for relieving arthritis pain, but is there any evidence it actually...
The Best Home Remedies for Indigestion
Got a bad case of indigestion? Instead of rushing to the drugstore for an over-the-counter antacid, pull these ingredients from...
“It Was Like a Flat Iron Pressing Down on My Brain”
Wracked with debilitating headaches and joint pain, this Ottawa man's search for a diagnosis led to a series of dead...
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...
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...
Doctors Said Her Pain Was a Result of Being Overweight—They Were Wrong
Even after Gia lost 45 kilograms, her unbearable period pain only seemed to get worse...
Ulcer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
We normally associate ulcers with severe upper abdominal pain, but there are other, more subtle signs to watch out for.
Has the Pandemic Made Us All Agoraphobic?
Psychologist Melanie Badali reveals what a diagnosis of agoraphobia really entails.
The Most Common Sleep Problems, Solved
Whether you're having trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or are waking up too early, Dr....
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...
Shingles Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring
The most common red flag is a painful rash, but shingles can present in a number of different ways.
Silent Signs of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing
Rectal bleeding is the most obvious colon cancer symptom, but other signs may be far more subtle. If you notice...
If You’ve Got Mice, This Story Will Convince You to Call the Exterminator
A rare disease transmitted by the microscopic mites that live on mice turned one woman's life upside-down.
What Every First Aid Kit Needs
A well-stocked first aid kit can help you take effective action in an emergency situation. Here are the specific items...
Sneaky Reasons You’re Bloated All the Time
Find out the most common culprits behind gas—and some natural remedies to relieve the pressure.
The Silent Killer: What You Need to Know About High Blood Pressure
8 million adults in Canada have high blood pressure, and Heather Evans is one of them. She and two experts...
6 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...