10 Home Remedies Backed by Science
No need to make a trip to the pharmacy—you'll find relief from these common ailments right under your roof.
This is the Most Hygienic Way to Dry Your Hands
Yes, drying your hands is just as important as washing them.
What Your Nails Can Reveal About Your Health
What can the condition of your nails tell you about your overall health? Lots, as it turns out! Here's what...
Questions You Should Always Ask When Picking Up a New Prescription
Don't leave the drugstore without getting these answers.
9 Health Clues Hiding Right on Your Tongue
See something funky in the mirror? Don’t worry, it’s most likely not a strange tongue disease. It could, however, signal...
I Tried Chair Yoga—Here’s What It Was Like
Could this popular senior fitness trend benefit desk-bound workers like me?
Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Cancer isn’t always the cause of these symptoms, but if they persist, getting checked out could save your life.
Silent Signs of Stress You Might Be Ignoring
Suffering from headaches? Sudden weight gain? These strange, seemingly unconnected symptoms could actually be responses to stress.
Healthy Habits to Cope With Stress
It's hardly surprising that anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues across Canada. Although stress is unavoidable,...
Living Through Loss: Strategies for Coping With the Death of a Loved One
The feelings of loss that follow the death of a loved one can at times seem unbearable. Although there's no...
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.
The Funniest Wedding Jokes of All Time
Whether you're the best man, maid of honour, or master of ceremonies, it never hurts to kick off your wedding...
Still Using a Plastic Toothbrush? Try This Low-Waste Alternative Instead
Ready to green-up your grooming routine? Swap out your old standbys with these eco-friendly alternatives.
7 Household Items That Are Fitness Equipment in Disguise
Let’s be honest: between the clothes, gadgets and gym membership, working out can get seriously expensive. Luckily, you don’t really...
8 Simple Ways to Save Your Teeth From Coffee Stains
Protect your teeth from permanent discolouration—without giving up one of life's little pleasures.
Doctors Were Baffled by the Black Spot on This 65-Year-Old’s Lung Scan
Could it somehow be the source of his flu-like symptoms and heart palpitations?
This Condition Increases Your Risk For Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease—And 30% of Us Have It
Find out what a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome entails, who's most at risk, and how it can be treated.
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...
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?...
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.
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...
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...
10 Surprising Conditions Your Hands Might Predict
From finger length to grip strength, our hands can indicate risk factors for a number of surprising conditions.
Silent Signs of Anemia You Might Be Ignoring
If you’re constantly feeling run-down, it might be time to boost your intake of iron and vitamin B12.
This Man’s Medical Nightmare Will Make You Think Twice About How You Dress Your Bed
No one thought to draw a connection between his severe breathlessness and a recent purchase...
Silent Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes You Might Be Missing
There are some early symptoms of type 2 diabetes, but they can be subtle enough that you might not notice....
The Best Foods to Fight Inflammation
Filling up on these anti-inflammatory foods may help ease the pain associated with arthritis.
What Your Farts Can Reveal About Your Health
You can't always blame beans! In fact, your excess gas could be a sign you're eating too fast.