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.

Antibacterial Soap vs. Regular Soap: Which Should You Be Using?

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has scores of people reconsidering their everyday cleaning habits. It's tempting to reach for what...


How Often You Should Replace Your Toothbrush (and What Happens When You Don’t)

Learn how often you should replace your toothbrush and the likelihood of getting gum disease and other problems if you...


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10 Vitamins (and Supplements) that Should Always Be Taken with Food

Health experts weigh in on the vitamins and supplements you should always take with food to maximize your body’s absorption.


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8 Science-Backed Reasons You Should Have Listened to Mom’s Advice

It turns out mom knew best after all! Here are eight pieces of motherly advice that actually have science to...


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25 Things You Need to Know About Sleep

Will a lack of shut-eye make you fat? Do white-noise machines cause deafness? Are night owls wealthier than early birds?...


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6 Best Vitamins and Supplements to Take After Surgery

It can be difficult to bounce back after an operation, but a number of vitamins, minerals and nutrients can support...


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How to Be More Articulate: 8 Secrets to Becoming a Better Speaker

Reciting a speech allows for preparation. But what about those people who sound rehearsed in everyday exchanges?


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25 Ways Sugar Is Making You Sick

From depression to heart disease, the sugar in your diet can wreak havoc on your health.

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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...


Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap: Which is Better?

When it comes to skin health and killing germs, should you reach for bar or liquid soap? Here are the...


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10 Natural Concentration-Boosters

In our modern, fast-paced world, multi-tasking is concentration's biggest foe. Slow down and follow some of these strategies to bring...


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9 Signs Your Body Needs More Calcium

Calcium is an essential bone-building nutrient, but what happens if you don't get enough? If these signs sound familiar, it's...


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30+ Everyday Habits That Can Save Your Eyesight

Some simple habits can do a lot to protect your eye health. Here's what experts recommend so that you can...


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8 Things You Should Never Do While 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...


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12 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can all play a role in strengthening your...


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9 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Pharmacist—But Aren’t

Drug safety experts reveal the nine questions every consumer should ask their pharmacist to avoid medication errors.

This Is the Most Hygienic Way to Dry Your Hands

Yes, drying your hands is just as important as washing them.


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10 Herbs That Can Help Ease Stress

Stress presses in from all sides, but you can help manage it by exploring the world of natural herbal remedies.


Here’s Why You Should Be Bored More Often

John Eastwood, principal investigator at York University's Boredom Lab, tells us why boredom is good, why we resist it and...


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10+ Plant-Based Alternatives For Everything on Your Grocery List

We speak to a registered dietitian about plant-based foods and how to incorporate them into your diet with expert healthy...


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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?...

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...


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Medical News You Need to Read This Week

From state-of-the-art treatments to the latest discoveries, these medical news stories can have a positive impact on your life.


Is Google Making Us Sick?

The internet can help you make educated decisions about your health. It can also turn a headache into a brain...


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13 Highly Effective Folk Medicine Remedies From Around the World

Many of us fall back on folk medicine remedies for ailments, whether they’re proven to be effective or not. We...


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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.


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45 Tips That Will Help You Live to 100—and Love It!

Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn't always a full one. From finding a roommate to...