Coronavirus in Canada

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Health Alert: Hand Sanitizer Lasts Hours Less Than You Thought It Did

The germ-killing standby might not be as effective as you thought.

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What You Should Know Before Trying to Cut Your Own Hair

Considering cutting your own hair during the lockdown? These practical tips from a pro barber could save yourself from making...


How Asian Canadians Are Fighting Racism During the Pandemic

As cases of COVID-19 rose in Canada, so did anti-Asian racism. Here's how community groups are creating space for people...


What to Do When a Friend Shares a Conspiracy Theory

Some people still believe the coronavirus is a hoax. Here's expert advice on how to judge information and how to...


12 Ways to Stay Warm While Socializing Outdoors During COVID-19

Patio heaters may be sold out across Canada, but that doesn't mean socially-distanced outdoor visits should leave you in the...

The Ultimate Guide to End of Life Planning

Preparing for the end now can save your loved ones plenty of heartache—and money—later on. These practical tips will help...


A COVID-19 Patient’s Incredible 77-Day Fight for Survival

The story of Rick Cameron's battle for survival, the doctor who wouldn’t give up, and the Maritime community that rallied...


Is Lockdown Hurting Your Immune System?

Is all that time spent staying indoors during lockdown actually weakening your immune system? The short answer is no, and...


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Finally—A Face Mask For Guys With Beards!

And it's designed and manufactured right here in Canada.


How Can I Celebrate The Holidays Safely During COVID-19?

As Canada enters a second wave of COVID-19, health authorities suggest exercising restraint during the holidays. Infectious disease specialist Dr....


The Making of a COVID-19 Vaccine

Canada’s scientists are racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The next challenge: inoculate 7.8 billion people.


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What You Need to Know About Canada’s Three-Layer Face Mask Guideline

Health officials say masks meeting these criteria provide the best protection against COVID-19.


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 is the key to keeping...

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14 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays at Home

The holidays in 2020 will certainly be different, but there are plenty of ways to spread cheer while keeping your...


Is COVID-19 Giving You Agoraphobia?

Being out in crowds and leaving the safe space of your home may be triggering your anxiety. Here's why COVID-19...


How to Prepare for COVID-19 This Winter

From stocking your pantry to creating a cozy nest, here are expert tips on preparing for a coronavirus winter.


As an Asian, I’m Scared of the Pandemic—But Not Because of the Virus

For Asians in Canada, there are two pandemics: the coronavirus and anti-Asian racism. Here’s what we can do to stop...


How Adopting a Puppy Helped My Family Through the Pandemic

At first I worried adopting a pandemic puppy would make this time more stressful, but I couldn't have been more...


11 Red Flags Your Fever Is Something More Serious

A fever is usually a good sign; it means your body's defense system is working. But it can also signal...


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10 Things to Do on Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although costume parties and haunted houses might be off-limits due to COVID-19, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate...


Do Face Shields Really Help Stop Coronavirus?

Face shields can provide COVID-19 protection, but only if you wear them with a face mask. Here's why and what...

Why Some People Are More Likely to Spread COVID-19 Than Others

When it comes to coronavirus "super spreader" events, a relatively small proportion of virus carriers are thought to be responsible...


13 Shortages We’re Likely to See This Winter Because of COVID-19

Earlier in the year, it was hard to find things like toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Now, as we head...


How to Read People’s Faces When They Are Wearing a Mask

It's hard to read someone's facial expressions and body language when all you can see is their eyes, but learning...


How to Cope with Loneliness While Staying Socially Distanced

You know physical distancing is important in the age of COVID-19, but it can make you feel lonely and isolated....


‘I Have a Cloud Over Me’: How Social Distancing is Affecting Seniors Living at Home

The health effects of loneliness and isolation are severe for seniors living at home through COVID-19.


Is It Safe to Go Trick-or-Treating This Halloween?

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, Halloween will look a little different this year. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch...