Dementia Breakthroughs Offer New Hope

New treatments and tests for dementia are finally here, after decades of disappointments.

Why Foods With Artificial Dyes Should Have Warning Labels

Some U.S. states may soon require warning labels on products containing certain food dyes. Should Canada do the same?

Should You Be Drinking Your Greens?

Green powders are the latest health trend—but they might not be the best way to get your veggies in.

We’re Hard on Our Feet—Here’s How to Show Them Some Love

Foot care tends to be an afterthought, but the condition of your your feet can drastically affect your quality of...

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7 Sleep Secrets From Around the World

Struggling to sleep? We gathered ideas from across the globe—and asked experts to weigh-in on what really works.

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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...

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.

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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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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...

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15 Good Luck Plants to Bring Fortune to Your Home

Placed strategically throughout the house, certain good luck plants are believed to bring prosperity, fortune, health and more. Here's what...

Eating This Berry Can Improve Your Heart and Brain Health in 8 Weeks

Research at San Diego State University suggests that even though summer is winding down, this fruity favourite should be a...

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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10 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Bread

There are few things better than bread, but not all loaves are created equal. Avoid these common mistakes to select...

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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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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.

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8 Ways to Make Your Coffee Habit Healthier

Coffee catches a lot of grief, but it's not as bad as you might think. Some research shows that it...

Anxiety Isn’t Always a Bad Thing

The benefits of anxiety include alerting us to danger and helping us manage uncertainty, according to psychologists. The key is...

If You Haven’t Switched to Olive Oil Yet, This Might Convince You

A new Harvard study reinforces past data suggesting this Mediterranean mainstay is brilliant for your body—and now, your mind.

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Never Keep This in Your Bathroom

Just because these products are meant to be used in the bathroom, doesn’t mean they should be stored there...

Stress Poop is Real—Here’s Why it Happens

Anxiety got you headed to the bathroom in a hurry? Find out if it’s just frazzled nerves—or something else.

If You’re Not Reading Out Loud Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Reading out loud to your parent, spouse or even your dog may seem awkward, but it delivers health benefits for...

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How to Stay Awake After a Terrible Night’s Sleep

Feeling a bit bleary this morning? Here are five tricks that could help blow away the cobwebs.

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14 Foods Everyone Over 50 Should Probably Be Eating

Nutrition requires a little extra attention as you get older—in part because disease risk increases with age, as does the...

Why You Always Have to Sleep Under Blankets—Even When It’s Hot

Even if you’re roasting in an airless room, chances are you’ll still get tucked in. Check out the fascinating science...

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7 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Cantaloupe This Summer

The humble cantaloupe seems to make up 90 percent of most fruit salads—but it's loaded with nutrients that are beneficial...

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Subtle Signs of Disease Your Feet Can Reveal

Are your tootsies trying to tell you something? It turns out the condition of your feet can alert you to...

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Staying Hydrated

Drink up! Besides quenching your thirst, proper hydration gives you more energy, a better memory and could even help you...

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Here’s Why You Need to Go For a Walk Every Single Day

A daily stroll improves your mental health, boosts your social life and cuts your risk of chronic disease.

Mental Health Apps You’ll Want to Install Right Away

Under pressure? Check out the best mental health apps for mindfulness, meditation, relaxation and sleep.

20+ Lower-Carb Summer Desserts

Light, refreshing and about 30 grams of carbs (or less) per serving, these delightful dessert recipes add the perfect finishing...

How to Organize Your Nightstand—And Why You Should

Nightstand doubling as a dumping ground? Organizing it is easier than you think, and it might even help you sleep...