The Ultimate Sleep Hygiene Checklist
Having trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia with this easy timeline to a better night’s rest.
How to Live to 100—And Love It!
Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn’t always a full one. These everyday habits—many of which...
Never Do This When Taking Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is packed with health benefits, but there is a right and wrong way to use it—and in...
Tapestry Senior-Living Communities Prove That Age Is Just a Number
It’s never too late to make friends, try something new or create memorable moments.
Alkaline Water Could Become Part of Your Health Regimen
Here’s why health-conscious celebrities swear by alkaline water.
How to Get the Most Out of Therapy
Psychotherapy can be a safe harbour during a difficult time, and an invaluable part of treating an ongoing mental health...
What You Don’t Know About Germs Could Be Making You Sick
Brush up on your personal hygiene, housekeeping strategies and food handling skills with our guide to beating the spread of...
Why You Should Have Listened to Mom’s Advice, According to Science
It turns out mom knew best after all! Here are eight pieces of motherly advice that have plenty of research...
25 Ways Sugar is Making You Sick
From depression to heart disease, the excess sugar in your diet can wreak havoc on your health.
How to Fall Asleep Without Sleeping Pills: 7 Natural Sleep Aids That Actually Work
It’s 3 a.m. and you’re suddenly wide awake… Instead of reaching for the sleeping pills, try these seven science-backed strategies...
Feel-Good Five-Minute Meditations
Pressed for time? You can always squeeze a moment's peace into your schedule with the help of these on-the-go meditations.
Iron Deficiency Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Close to three per cent of Canadians have anemia. Here's how to make sure you're getting the iron you need.
Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap: Which is Better?
When it comes to getting rid of germs, does one type of soap have an advantage over the other? The...
Never Take These Supplements on an Empty Stomach
From vitamin A to probiotics, it's better to take these dietary supplements at meal time to maximize your body's absorption.
My Dad Was Diagnosed With MS at 43—And It Changed Our Family Forever
For my mother, caregiving was filled with challenges—and triumphs.
15 Self-Care Tips For Caregivers
Simple strategies for caregivers to preserve and maintain a sense of self.
You’re Not Imagining It—Weather Really Does Affect Joint Pain
There’s some truth to the age-old belief that achy joints are a sign that bad weather is on the way....
Silent Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Calcium
Calcium is an essential bone-building nutrient, but what happens if you don't get enough? If these symptoms sound familiar, it's...
4 Healthy Sleep Habits That Can Help You Live Longer
According to new research, eight per cent of premature deaths could be a result of poor sleep. A sleep doctor...
This is the Most Hygienic Way to Dry Your Hands
Yes, drying your hands is just as important as washing them.
Questions You Should Always Ask When Picking Up a New Prescription
Don't leave the drugstore without getting these answers.
Healthy Habits to Cope With Stress
It's hardly surprising that anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues across Canada. Although stress is unavoidable,...
10 Germ-Spreading Habits to Give Up Now
You probably have some—if not all—of these germ-spreading habits. Here's why you might want to rethink them.
8 Simple Ways to Save Your Teeth From Coffee Stains
Protect your teeth from permanent discolouration—without giving up one of life's little pleasures.
These Seniors Are Forming Their Own Retirement Communities—Without Leaving Home
Oasis, a program that began in Kingston, Ontario a decade ago, brings the concept of a retirement community into private...
What Happens to Your Body When You Start Drinking Eight Glasses of Water a Day
You've probably heard you should drink eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated, but is it really necessary?...