What Was Causing Little Kelly’s Uncontrollable Muscle Spasms?
The child's debilitating symptoms were a medical mystery, until a doctor discovered a genetic mutation so rare as to be...
Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face
When doctors chat with patients eye to eye, it’s not just about creating rapport. Certain facial traits may reveal vital...
What It’s Like Living With Generalized Anxiety Disorder
As anxiety disorders go, this is one of the most common—especially in older adults.
If You’ve Never Tried a Group Fitness Class, This Might Convince You to Sign Up
Exercising with a companion or in a group—whether at yoga sessions or when cycling—has many upsides.
Silent Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamins
Even healthy eaters run the risk of nutrient deficiency. Here are the red flags to watch for—and what you can...
Are You Simply Tired, Or Could It Be a Case of Chronic Fatigue?
Here's what you should know about this frequently misunderstood health condition.
6 Lifestyle Tweaks For a Healthier Heart
Small changes to your daily routine can yield big benefits to your heart health. Here's how to get in tick-tock...
How to Set—and Maintain—Healthy Boundaries in a Relationship
Everyone can benefit from setting boundaries. Here are some tips on how to draw the line—and stay inside it.
How Stem Cell Therapy is Saving Lives
New medical advances promise relief from back pain, vision loss, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis and other diseases—all using stem cells, the...
Sneaky Heart Disease Symptoms That Women Often Ignore
While women experience chest pain in nearly two-thirds of heart disease cases, that’s often not their primary symptom.
How Much Sleep You Really Need, According to Science
You've probably heard you should be getting eight hours of sleep a night, but it turns out that guideline doesn't...
How to Spring Clean Your Relationship
Not all couples fight: some seethe in silence until they combust, while others simply let themselves drift apart. This three-step...
10 Tips to Improve Your Eyesight
They're two of your most precious possessions, but chances are, you take your eyes for granted. Read on for 10...
Yes, You Can Reverse Heart Disease—Here’s How
Certain lifestyle factors contributing to heart disease are within your control—even after the condition has taken hold.
His Tests Ruled Out a Heart Attack—But One Doctor Wasn’t Convinced
Unfortunately, a number of challenges stood in the way of diagnosing the young man's rapidly deteriorating condition...
If You’re Counting on Supplements to Get These Results, Think Again
Although some supplements can offer health benefits, it’s important to note their limits—and to question some of the more extravagant...
This Young Woman Was Haunted By the Sounds of Elevator Music and Seagulls Squawking—But Nothing Was ...
The auditory hallucinations were only the beginning of her terrifying medical mystery.
50 Everyday Habits That Slash Your Risk For Heart Disease
Heart doctors from across Canada reveal how they keep their *own* tickers in top condition.
My Funny Valentine: Hilarious Valentine’s Day Stories That Are Guaranteed to Make You Grin
Want to make your sweetheart smile? Check out the funniest Valentine's Day stories in Reader's Digest history.
Proven Tricks to Spice Things Up in the Bedroom
Has sex become a tired routine? While hormones may deplete with age, nurturing your passion can refuel the fire.
The Fascinating Science Behind Your Chocolate Craving
The latest research on humanity’s hardwired—and dangerous—love of sweetness.
This Marriage Advice From the 1950s Still Applies Today
They may be from a bygone era, but these tips about loyalty, generosity and love have proven to be timeless.
You Really Need to Stop Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs
Earwax is part of your body's defense system. Here's how to manage it without damaging your hearing.
Silent Signs You Need to Move More
According to Statistics Canada, just 1 in 5 Canadians get enough physical activity each day. Trouble is,...
Silent Signs You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin D
If these symptoms sound familiar, it might be time to ask your doctor for a blood test.
What It Could Mean If You Have White Spots on Your Nails
Called leukonychia, those white spots can have a variety of causes, from small cosmetic issues to major, life-threatening illnesses.
How to Care for Aging Parents: Strategies for the Sandwich Generation
Juggling work, kids, and the well-being of their own parents, those in the Sandwich Generation certainly don’t have it easy....
Doctors Thought This Ontario Teen Had E. Coli—Until Her Organs Started Failing
But if it wasn't the raw cookie dough Claire had eaten, what could possibly be causing her body to shut...
Body Odours You Should Never Ignore
The nose knows: These particular scents could point to an underlying health problem.