Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

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10 Ways You’re Flossing All Wrong

Flossing is a key step for keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but if you're not following proper technique, you could be doing more harm than good. Here are the common flossing mistakes dentists wish you'd stop making.

These Are Your Biggest Fears, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Learn how to make peace with your greatest fears and use them to your benefit, no matter what your astrological...


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Morning Brain Exercises to Stay Sharp All Day Long

Give your grey matter a workout before breakfast.


Here’s Exactly How Much Coffee You Can Drink Daily Before It Gets Dangerous

You may want to stop after this many cups or you'll lose some of the health benefits coffee has to...


How Wildfire Smoke is Affecting Your Health

...And what you can do about it.

This Is What It Really Means When Your Stomach Grumbles

Why does my stomach grumble when I'm hungry? This registered nurse has a simple explanation.


Here’s How Often You Should Really Shower

How often you should shower is a question with no simple answer. Experts explain when—and what—to wash in the shower.


How to Get Your Oral Health Back on Track

Oral care is an essential part of your health routine. Set yourself up for success by switching to a rechargeable...


Can CBN Really Help You Sleep? I Tested It to Find Out

Sleep-challenged writer Leah Rumack tested CBN—a non-intoxicating cannabis compound—to see if it helps with rest and relaxation.


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18 Simple Rules to Follow If You Want to Live to 100

Life expectancy in Canada continues to rise—and so do your chances of becoming a centenarian. In fact, the 2011 Census...


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9 Things You Had No Idea Were Actually Covered in Fecal Matter

Everyone poops—but they should really wash their hands better afterward. Check out all the places where dangerous fecal bacteria may...


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17 Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Cutting down salt is just the beginning. Read on for tips on keeping your circulatory system healthy.


Meet the Four Ontario Women Who Found a Better Alternative to Retirement Living

Fed up with traditional retirement living, today’s seniors are joining forces to age in place.

Secondhand Screen Time: Why Experts Are Calling It the New Secondhand Smoking

Paying attention to your kids' electronics usage is smart, but there's another gadget-related danger that also needs to be on...


Learn How to Stop Procrastinating—at Any Age

Procrastination can take its toll on our self-confidence, health and happiness. Here's how to stop it in its tracks.


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30+ Old-Time Home Remedies That Actually Work

Honey to heal a wound. Cherries for gout. Cod-liver oil— blech!—to keep your eyes healthy. Your grandmother and her doctors...


This Is the Smartest Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologists

Each zodiac sign has its strengths and weaknesses, but when it comes to intelligence, astrologists say these two stand out...


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11 Body Parts You Never Knew You Had

Only 20 per cent of people can even use this one body part. Are you one of them?


What Those Numbers on Your Glasses Mean (And Why You Should Check Them!)

The numbers on your eyewear are more important than you think.


10 Life-Saving Medical Innovations Coming to a Hospital Near You

Gone are the days of crowded waiting rooms and uncomfortable hospital beds. Here's how health-care workers and institutions are revolutionizing...


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8 Things Probiotics Can Do (And 3 They Can’t—Yet)

Literally meaning "for life" in Greek, probiotics seem to have a lot of health benefits. Here are the ones you...

10 Ways to Make Your Coffee Habit Healthier

Coffee catches a lot of grief, but it's not as bad as you might think. Some research shows that it...


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10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes

Thought darker lenses provided more protection? Think again!


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5 Surprising Tricks to Fight Off Sleep and Stay Awake

When you're low on rest and aren't sure how to stay awake, use these simple tips.


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10 Sunscreen Tips You Should Always Follow to Protect Your Skin

You already know the basics: apply sunscreen liberally and repeat often. But there’s more to be done if you want...


Why Reading Aloud is Good For You

Reading aloud to your parent, spouse or even your dog may seem awkward, but it delivers health benefits for readers...


There’s a Scientific Reason Why You Always Sleep Under Blankets—Even When It’s Hot

Even if you’re roasting in your airless room, chances are you’ll still get tucked in. Thankfully, science has an answer.