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10 Signs of an Ulcer You Should Never Ignore
Pay attention to these ulcer symptoms and talk to your doctor if you’re concerned...
13 Jobs That Can Up Your Risk for Cancer
Is your job making you sick? If it's listed here, the answer might be yes....
8 Silent Signs of Testicular Cancer You Should Never Ignore
An estimated 1,100 Canadian men were diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2017—around 45 died from the disease....
7 Things That Could Happen If You Sleep on an Old Mattress
These are a few reasons why it might be a good idea to buy a new mattress.
Mysterious Hand Tremors Plagued This Texas Man Since Preschool—Until He Found a Cure
Hand tremors made it so Kyle, for his whole life, was unable to hold a...
11 Fever Blister Remedies That Actually Work
Whether you call it a fever blister or a cold sore, there's no denying this...
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...
6 Binge Drinking Warning Signs to Watch For
Dangerous drinking is on the rise with more than 15 per cent of Canadians regularly bingeing...
16 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat to Reduce Pain
Fill up on these nutritious whole foods to nourish your body and stop pain.
Ice or Heat: What’s Best for Your Pain?
From muscle aches to sprains to headaches and more—knowing when to apply ice or...
What Does Poison Ivy Look Like? How to Identify and Avoid It
About 85 per cent of people are allergic to this poisonous plant. If you're one of...
What You Need to Know About Warts—and How to Get Rid of Them
Luckily, 65 per cent of warts will go away on their own. But if you have...
5 Myths About Ticks—Busted!
When you get bit by a tick, it leaves its head under your skin, right?...
The Scientific Explanations Behind 22 Quirky Body Reactions
Science unlocks the mysteries behind the strange and obscure things that our bodies do every day.
The Weird Reason Your Mosquito Bites Itch for So Long
During summer, one of the main ways people burn calories is scratching mosquito bites. Okay,...
4 Things About Lyme Disease You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner
There were 987 cases of Lyme disease reported in 2016. Find out what you can do to...
Lyme Disease and Beyond: 5 Ways Ticks Make You Sick
These are the tick-borne illnesses you can contract in Canada. Find out which symptoms to...
I Was Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at 27—Here’s What I Learned About Myself
The good news: there was no sign of a stroke. The bad: my brain was...
This Scottish Farmer Was Crushed By a Cow—and It Saved His Life
The bizarre medical story of how a major injury prevented a deadly cancer.
11 Surprising Triggers of Spring Allergy Symptoms That Aren’t Pollen
Steering clear of flowers and trees will get you only so far during allergy season....
What Causes Vertigo? 15 Things Neurologists Wish You Knew
The spinning, dizzying loss of balance which earmarks vertigo can come without warning. Here's what...
8 Silent Signs You Could Have a Parasite
You may think they're only a problem in poor or developing countries, but parasites affect...
5 Surprising Reasons You’re Getting Déjà Vu, According to Memory Researchers
Hint: It's probably not because you're a superhuman time traveller.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: 9 Symptoms and Risk Factors You Need to Know
How to know when common constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, or abdominal pain may be a...
Doctors Thought This Canadian Teen Had E. Coli—But Then Her Organs Began Failing
When a 17-year-old from Kingston, Ontario, came to the hospital with abdominal cramps and diarrhea,...
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...
6 Serious Symptoms of Appendicitis You Need to Watch Out For
While the appendix doesn't seem to serve a purpose in the body, if it bursts,...
15 Skin Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing Right Now
That sun-kissed glow may actually be the kiss of cancer. Here are the myths people...
11 Dangerous Myths About Food Allergies
Thought food allergy symptoms always occur within minutes of eating? Think again! Here are other...
11 Diseases Doctors Are Most Likely to Miss
Some diseases are easy to spot, but others take longer to diagnose. Here's how to...
8 Bipolar Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring
It can be tough to figure out if you're just moody, or if your emotional...
11 Silent Signs of Sepsis You Need to Know
Sepsis, or "blood poisoning," is deadly—but it's also tough to diagnose. Learning to recognize...