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.

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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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?...


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How to Rebuild Self Esteem After Your Confidence Has Been Shaken

With the help of these simple techniques, adopting a self-compassionate attitude is well within your reach.


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How to Cope When the World Seems Like a Horrible Place

Between pandemics, natural disasters and acts of terrorism, the world can sometimes seem like a cruel and frightening place. The...


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The Ultimate Guide to Gut Health

The bacteria in your intestines affects whether you’ll have allergies, your risk of depression and even how well your medication...


Feeling Stressed? It Turns Out Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine

Beyond providing an instant mood lift, laughing loudly—and often—may even reduce your risk for a heart attack.


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Silent Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamins

Even healthy eaters run the risk of nutrient deficiency. Here are the red flags to watch for—and what you can...


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6 Lifestyle Tweaks For a Healthier Heart

Small changes to your daily routine can yield big benefits to your heart health. Here's how to get in tick-tock...

How Stem Cell Therapy is Saving Lives

New medical advances promise relief from back pain, vision loss, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis and other diseases—all using stem cells, the...


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How Much Sleep You Really Need, According to Science

You've probably heard you should be getting eight hours of sleep a night, but it turns out that guideline doesn't...


10 Tips to Improve Your Eyesight

They're two of your most precious possessions, but chances are, you take your eyes for granted. Read on for 10...


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If You’re Counting on Supplements to Get These Results, Think Again

Although some supplements can offer health benefits, it’s important to note their limits—and to question some of the more extravagant...


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50 Everyday Habits That Slash Your Risk For Heart Disease

Heart doctors from across Canada reveal how they keep their *own* tickers in top condition.


The Fascinating Science Behind Your Chocolate Craving

The latest research on humanity’s hardwired—and dangerous—love of sweetness.


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Silent Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin D

If these symptoms sound familiar, it might be time to ask your doctor for a blood test.


5 Memory-Boosting Tricks From a Jeopardy! Champ

Ever wondered how game show champs manage to remember so much trivia? Jeopardy! contestant Arthur Chu raked in nearly $400,000...


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How to Make It Through Winter When You Suffer From Seasonal Depression

Whether you've got seasonal affective disorder or the darker, colder months simply get you down, try these science-backed ways to...

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Silent Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt

Too much sodium can wreak havoc on your body. If these symptoms sound familiar, it's time to slash your intake.


The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

More than just a strategy for weight loss, this popular dieting trend may also inhibit dementia and other age-related diseases.


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What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Tea Every Day

From heart-healthy benefits to cancer-fighting properties, find out what can happen to your body when you start drinking tea every...


The Health Benefits of Light Therapy (Beyond Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Research is supporting exciting new applications for light therapy.


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8 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Adopting these simple strategies can help your body ward off illness and infection.


What Your Daily Dose of Coffee Does to Your Body

Can't wake up without your morning cup of joe? Find out how that hit of caffeine works its magic—and what...

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How Cold Weather Can Actually Be Good For You

Although winter will never be anyone's favourite season, it helps knowing there’s a silver lining to those frosty forecasts.


What Your Earwax Says About Your Health

It turns out the colour, consistency and even the odour of your earwax are giving you vital clues about your...


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Never Post These Photos on Social Media

Are your seemingly innocent Facebook and Instagram shares compromising your safety?


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Tired All the Time? Watch For These Red Flags Your Fatigue Could Be Something More Serious

Fatigue is common, but it can also be a symptom of more concerning health problems.


This is the Rarest Eye Colour in the World

What determines the shade of your peepers? Experts weigh in on the rarest eye colour in the world—and the genetics...


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15 Foods That Are Natural Laxatives

Keep your digestive tract healthy with one of these foods that are natural laxatives.