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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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13 Essential Vitamins Your Body Needs to Stay Healthy

Are you getting enough of the 13 essential vitamins your body needs to stay healthy? Here’s what each vitamin does—and how to achieve the recommended daily intake through a healthy diet.

What Happens When You Start Walking 10,000 Steps a Day

Considering this popular fitness goal? Read this first.


Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids That Actually Work

Get the secrets to quick relief from the pain and itching.


How to Get Rid of Hiccups

Why do hiccups always seem to strike at the worst possible moment? Here’s how to get rid of hiccups fast.


A Guide to the Essential Steps of CPR

Doing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest.

The Best Remedies for Constipation Relief

These natural home remedies for constipation will help get your bowels back on track.


Can Stress Really Give You an Ulcer?

Most people believe it can, but the answer is more complicated. Here's what you need to know about this condition...

I Was Diagnosed with ADHD as an Adult—My Difficult Life Finally Made Sense

For 30 years, Tracey Mellis struggled with a miserable, messy life. Then she found out why.


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How to Make It Through Winter When You Suffer From Seasonal Depression

Whether you've got seasonal affective disorder or the darker, colder months simply get you down, try these science-backed ways to...


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What the Colour of Your Mucus Reveals About Your Health

Keep these fascinating facts in mind the next time you blow your nose.


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Silent Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt

Too much sodium can wreak havoc on your body. If these symptoms sound familiar, it's time to slash your intake.

What My Mother-in-Law’s Dementia Diagnosis Taught Me About Caregiving

We weren’t prepared for my mother-in-law’s dementia—or the care that she truly needed.


The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

More than just a strategy for weight loss, this popular dieting trend may also inhibit dementia and other age-related diseases.


Suffer From Stiff, Painful Knees? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Knees are among our largest and most complex joints, but they’re also some of the easiest to damage.


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What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Tea Every Day

From heart-healthy benefits to cancer-fighting properties, find out what can happen to your body when you start drinking tea every...


How Well Do You Remember Your First Aid Training?

Put your knowledge of emergency response terms to the ultimate test with our multiple choice trivia quiz.

How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship

If you’re struggling to move on from a betrayal, this eight-step plan might help.


The Health Benefits of Light Therapy (Beyond Seasonal Affective Disorder)

Research is supporting exciting new applications for light therapy.


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Silent Signs You Could Be Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress

Could you be suffering from PTSD without even realizing it? If these symptoms sound familiar, it might be time to...


A Woman’s X-Ray Reveals the Astonishing Reason for Her Lifetime of Stomach Pain

The x-ray technician seemed confused. She fetched a few more hospital staff to analyze the scan before she finally said,...


The Real Reason Marriage is on the Decline Across Canada

We asked Lisa Strohschein, University of Alberta sociology professor and editor-in-chief of the journal Canadian Studies in Population, for her...


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8 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Adopting these simple strategies can help your body ward off illness and infection.


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This Toronto Teacher’s Back Pain Stumped Doctors—Until the CT Scan Picked Up Something Strange

But were the nodules on her lungs a symptom of tuberculosis, cancer, or something even rarer?


What Your Daily Dose of Coffee Does to Your Body

Can't wake up without your morning cup of joe? Find out how that hit of caffeine works its magic—and what...


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How Cold Weather Can Actually Be Good For You

Although winter will never be anyone's favourite season, it helps knowing there’s a silver lining to those frosty forecasts.

What Your Earwax Says About Your Health

It turns out the colour, consistency and even the odour of your earwax are giving you vital clues about your...


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Never Post These Photos on Social Media

Are your seemingly innocent Facebook and Instagram shares compromising your safety?


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Tired All the Time? Watch For These Red Flags Your Fatigue Could Be Something More Serious

Fatigue is common, but it can also be a symptom of more concerning health problems.


This is the Rarest Eye Colour in the World

What determines the shade of your peepers? Experts weigh in on the rarest eye colour in the world—and the genetics...


Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder You Might Be Ignoring

Is your case of the "winter blues" interfering with daily life? Toronto-based clinical health psychologist Deanne Simms reveals the symptoms...


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15 Foods That Are Natural Laxatives

Keep your digestive tract healthy with one of these foods that are natural laxatives.