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Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Everything You Need to Know About Supplements for Joint Pain

Supplements are widely used to manage joint pain, but the science on their effectiveness is limited. Here's what to know about common supplements before you try.

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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...


9 Red Flags in a Relationship that Mean Trouble

Whether you're dating or an already committed couple, pay attention to these warning signs that can mean trouble in your...


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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.


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The Scientific Reason a Stubbed Toe Hurts So Much (And What You Can Do About It)

Going barefoot or wearing open-toed shoes can lead to a stubbed toe. Whatever the cause, here's how to know if...


Meet the Dogs That Can Sniff Out Cancer

The canine nose is a marvel of nature. Science believes that a computerized model will save millions of lives.


7 Things Your Burps Can Reveal About Your Health

While most burping is perfectly normal, sometimes it can also be the sign of a medical issue. Find out what...


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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7 Silent Signs You Need to Move More

According to Statistics Canada, just 1 in 5 Canadians get enough physical activity each day. Trouble is, it's hard...

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10 Subtle Signs You Might Have Diabetes

Recent studies show a shocking 25 per cent of people with type 2 diabetes don't even know it. If you...


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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...


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30+ Stress Management Tips from the Experts

Being overly anxious is not just a mental hazard—it's a physical one too. For your emotional and bodily benefit, we've...


10 Simple Secrets to Finding Your Happy Place

From cutting back on social media to helping others, these self-care ideas will help you find your happy place.


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30 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Cancer isn't always the cause of these symptoms. However, if they persist, getting checked out could save your life.


Is Your Facebook Obsession Feeding a Personality Disorder?

Sure, social media has become a normal part of life. But here's when it becomes a red flag about your...


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40 Creative Romantic Ideas to Say “I Love You”

These are the perfect romantic ideas if you're looking for something to show your significant other how much you care...


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This Marriage Advice From the 1950s Still Applies Today

The decade known for happy housewives and Mad Men husbands may not appear to offer much guidance for modern unions....

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9 Hilarious First Kiss Stories to Make You Glad You’re No Longer a Teenager

Get ready to reminisce about that deliciously awkward moment when your lips first touched someone else's.


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My Funny Valentine: Hilarious Valentine’s Day Stories That Are Guaranteed to Make You Grin

Want to make your sweetheart smile with some funny love stories? Check out the funniest Valentine's Day stories in Reader's...


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The Best Sleeping Positions for Lower Back Pain

Beyond helping you get a better night's rest, this sleeping position may also help relieve your back pain.


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11 Tricks to Avoiding Germs That Actually Don’t Work

If you try to avoid germs by using your foot to flush public toilets or your knuckle to press elevator...


Here’s What The White Spots on Your Nails Mean

White spots on your fingernails or toenails, called leukonychia, can have a variety of causes—from simply hitting your nail to...


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7 Clear Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt

Too much sodium can wreak havoc on your body. Here are signs you need to cut back.