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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This is What Happens When You Eat Too Much Salt

The average Canadian consumes more than double the daily recommended intake of sodium. Here’s why that’s a serious problem—and what you can do about it.

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The Truth About Fatty Liver Disease

Thought fatty liver disease was only a concern for heavy drinkers? Think again. Here's what you need to know about...

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Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure

Cutting down salt is just the beginning. Read on for tips on keeping your circulatory system healthy.

Can CBN Really Help You Sleep? I Tested It to Find Out

Sleep-challenged writer Leah Rumack tested CBN—a non-intoxicating cannabis compound—to see if it helps with rest and relaxation.

According to New Research, You Can’t “Catch Up” on Lost Sleep—Here’s Why Tha...

Your heart health deteriorates with continuous sleep deprivation, and a weekend sleep-in isn’t a guaranteed strategy to recover...

What is Pickleball? The Sport’s Exploding Popularity, Explained

Whether you're wondering what it is or how to play, here's the rundown on pickleball.

This Kind of Exercise Can Reduce Men’s Cancer Risk, According to a New Study

Compelling research suggests fitness in your youth has the power to prevent numerous cancers down the road.

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Forget “Opposites Attract”—It Turns Out Most Couples Have These Five Traits in Common

New research challenges the age-old notion that differences are the spice of romantic life.

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14 Easy Brain Exercises That Help You Get Smarter

Would you believe that brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand can stimulate your grey matter? Try it out—along with...

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Showering Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Is your daily shower taking a toll on your skin?

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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...

Wearing This May Reduce Your Dementia Risk, According to New Research

Intriguing findings from a Johns Hopkins study reveal how a common device could delay cognitive decline in older adults.

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Body Parts You Never Knew You Had

Only 20 percent of people can even use this one body part. Are you one of them?

What It Could Mean if Your Hands are Always Cold

The underyling cause could be benign—or a symptom of a more serious condition.

How to Maintain Healthy Eyes at Every Age

Practical tips to prevent vision loss.

It’s Not Only Outdoor Pollution That Can Be Harmful

Surprisingly, the indoor air quality of our homes may be more hazardous than the air outside. Here’s how to make...

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15 Everyday Habits of People With an Impressive Memory

Having trouble remembering the name of the person you just met, or even where you left your phone charger? These...

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Name That Rash: 6 Common Skin Conditions (and How to Treat Them)

You know it's a rash, but what's causing it? Here’s how to tell a patch of psoriasis from a bout...

Aging in Place: A Guide to Growing Older at Home

Ninety percent of Canadian seniors want to live in their homes for as long as possible. Here's how to make...

How to Make New Friends as an Adult

It starts with courage and vulnerability.

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5 Things You Can Do Every Day to Prevent Muscle Loss

Bonus: Only one of them involves lifting weights.

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7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

Dentists are trained to spot more than just cavities: these red flags may signal a health issue happening elsewhere in...

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The Best Home Remedies for Nausea

Feeling queasy? Whether it's motion sickness, the side effect of a medication or the dreaded flu, these kitchen cabinet cures...

This is the Smartest Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologists

Each zodiac sign has its strengths and weaknesses, but when it comes to intelligence, astrologists say these two stand out...

What Those Numbers on Your Glasses Mean (And Why You Should Check Them)

The numbers on your eyewear are more important than you think—an optometrist tells us why.

Fast Fashion Could Be Making You Sick—Here’s How

According to Miriam Diamond, environmental scientist at the University of Toronto, toxic chemicals in mass-produced clothing could have long-term effects...

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20 Things You Do Before Bed That Sabotage Your Sleep

These seemingly innocent habits may be preventing you from getting the good night's sleep you've been craving.

For Years, Her Excruciating Stomach Pain Would Strike at Random—And Doctors Were Stumped

Every time Genevieve made it to the ER, her debilitating symptoms would vanish as quickly as they'd appeared...