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Learn the latest health news along with easy ways to adopt a healthy lifestyle: From diet and weight loss tips to advice on managing and preventing diabetes, we'll keep you looking and feeling your best.
This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Brush Your Teeth
You've (hopefully) been brushing your teeth since you were a small child. That kind of...
What Causes Night Sweats? 14 Medical Explanations
Could your bed double as a wading pool by morning? Here's what causes night sweats—...
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...
My “Hernia” Turned Out to Be Stage 3 Melanoma
This woman's love of the outdoors led to a diagnosis of melanoma. Now Sara Langill...
Colin Mochrie: What My Daughter Taught Me When She Came Out As Trans
"When my child told me she was trans, I remember the fear: for her safety,...
1 in 3 People Could Develop This Alzheimer’s-Like Disease by Age 85
A new disease mimics Alzheimer's symptoms in people aged 85 and older—but it's entirely different....
How to Finally Stop Biting Your Nails
This common nervous habit can leave your nails mangled, sore and prone to infection; these...
13 Medical Reasons You’re Tired All the Time
You might think it’s a Daylight Saving Time hangover, an insanely busy schedule, or...
Eating This Much Meat a Day Could Seriously Shorten Your Lifespan
A new study will make you rethink eating a lot of red meat.
How to Calm Down: 24 Things to Do When You’re Angry
Are you an angry bird? Try these simple tricks to chill and think before you act.
The 10 Most Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
You might not think that slightly elevated blood pressure or your medications could cause trouble...
The Thyroid Cancer Symptoms I Ignored—But You Shouldn’t
My sneezing, coughing, and wheezing seemed like springtime allergy symptoms—but they turned out to...
Nothing Stopped My Severe Migraines Until I Dropped This One Food from My Diet
I spent years trying to find my migraine trigger—but it wasn't until my baby...
If You See These 12 Things on Your Body, Call Your Doctor
It's better to be safe than sorry.
14 Diseases You Can Prevent Just by Washing Your Hands
To ward off everything from simple respiratory illnesses to deadly infectious diseases, this hygiene basic...
14 Things Polite People Always Say
A few simple phrases will help you turn on the charm, navigate awkward moments, and defuse tension.
Anxiety Attack vs. Panic Attack: How to Tell the Difference
These two conditions have similarities but are extremely different in terms of intensity and how...
11 Silent Signs of Mono You Shouldn’t Ignore
The virus responsible for infectious mononucleosis (commonly known as mono) affects about 90 per cent of...
15 Everyday Habits of People With an Impressive Memory
Having trouble remembering the name of the person you just met, or even where you...
Why Do I Sweat So Much? 6 Medical Reasons Behind Excessive Sweating
If soaking through your shirts or having an extremely damp handshake leaves you feeling embarrassed—...
50 Rampant Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing
Sometimes it seems like everything can cause cancer. Thankfully, that's not true, and neither are...
Is Your Chest Pain a Heart Attack or Anxiety?
When you experience a painful sensation near your heart, it's natural to have chest pain...
These 8 Foods Are Most Likely to Trigger Arthritis Flares
Protect your joints against pain and inflammation by avoiding these arthritis trigger foods.
30+ Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Arthritis
For starters: This painful joint disease is actually a collection of more than 100 ailments—and...
How to Get Rid of Hiccups: 18 Home Remedies That Actually Work
Why do hiccups always seem to strike at the worst possible moment? Here's how to...
50+ Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Don't dismiss these important cues from your body that could signal huge health problems. Your...
17 Things You Can Do That Make Other People Instantly Like You
Want to be more likable? Buy yourself a gift and skip the Tylenol.
What’s the Difference Between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke?
Are you suffering from heat exhaustion or heat stroke? Discover the telltale symptoms to look...
10 Warning Signs of Heat Stroke
Heat stroke is sneaky and silent—and it can be fatal. Learning how to spot...
Leg Cramps at Night: Why You Get Them and When to See a Doctor
Here's the scoop on the surprisingly common condition.
6 Unexpected Ways Your Gut Health Is Affecting Your Life
Is your gut bacteria up to snuff? If it’s not, you could experience a...
Why Is Yawning Contagious?
Myth = busted!