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.

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...


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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?


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...


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10 Sunglasses Myths that Could Ruin Your Eyes

Thought darker lenses provided more protection? Think again!


The Surprising Health Benefits of Kegel Exercises for Men

Want to improve your bladder control and sexual performance? Here’s why these pelvic exercises aren’t only good for pregnancy.

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What Does Activated Charcoal Actually Do?

It’s showing up in toothpaste, shampoos, wellness products and even in our food. Companies tout the ingredient as a cure-all....


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13 Secrets Canadian Dentists Want You to Know

Don't dodge the dentist's chair! Canadian experts weigh in on how to make your visit as comfortable as possible—and keep...


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50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

The dozens of choices you make over the course of any average day really can determine whether you’ll develop dementia...


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12 Secrets to a Deeper Sleep

Tired of being tired all the time? Take a few tips from these 12 experts: Each has a unique prescription...


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9 Sunburn Remedies That Actually Work

These sunburn remedies might be a little unorthodox, but consider giving them a try the next time your sunburned skin...


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7 Daily Habits That Promote Healthy Bowel Movements

Want to have a better poop? These seven strategies can help ensure healthy bowel movements.


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6 Reasons You Need to Switch to Mineral Sunscreen Now

Thought all sunscreens were made equal? Think again. Mineral sunscreens are your best line of defence against sun damage, premature...


How to Sweat Less This Summer

Sweating is good—up to a point. Here's how to control it.

Unclutter Your Vitamin Cabinet with a Sweet, Honey-Made Alternative

You've got enough to think about in the day without having to remember all of those supplements. Make it easy...


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10 Sneaky Ways You Might Be Making Yourself Dehydrated

Getting less than the recommended 2.5 to 3.5 litres of water a day is almost sure to leave you dehydrated,...


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How to Embrace Your Fears And Become a More Courageous Person

If you want to learn how to be brave, you first need to let yourself feel scared. Follow this three-step...


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The Worst Health Mistakes Men Make

These unhealthy habits could be shaving years off of your life expectancy. Here's how to turn things around.


Do You Need to Wash Your Coffee Mug Every Day?

A coffee break is a delicious and highly motivating ritual. But do you really have to wash the mug each...

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5 Natural Antidepressants That May Boost Your Mood

Got a mild case of the blues? Consider these five supplements, which have been found to have natural antidepressant effects.


How Gross Is It to Bring Your Phone Into the Bathroom?

Bringing your phone into the bathroom can be a germ-spreading habit with consequences.


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3 Healthy Ways to Let Off Steam

From traffic jams to online comments sections, life's minor irritations can conspire to create major stress. Next time you feel...


Is Telehealth as Effective as In-Person Care? Here’s What the Experts Say

Virtual appointments are convenient and safe—but are they effective?


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...


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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?...