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.
If You Aren’t Drinking Green Tea Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start
Put the kettle on—we're raising a cup to the health benefits of green tea.
Can Hearing Loss Be Reversed?
Breakthroughs in the treatment of hearing loss are giving hope for the future.
Increasing Your Intake of This Mineral Could Lower Your Dementia Risk
Chances are, it's already in your multivitamin.
Doctors Thought This Three-Year-Old Had Appendicitis—Until the Surgery Started
To their surprise, little Daniel's appendix looked perfectly healthy. It was when they started moving the camera through his intestines...
This is the Ideal Pace For Your Daily Walk, According to Science
Research suggests marching to the beat of some of your favourite tunes might make your daily walk even healthier.
The Best Fridge Temperature to Keep Food Fresh—And Safe
From the refrigerator to the grill—and ultimately, your tummy—find out how to reduce your risk for food poisoning this summer.
What Happens to Your Body When You Hold in a Fart
Holding in flatulence may be more socially acceptable than letting it go, but it can lead to bloating, pain, and, in...
Never Say This to a Caregiver
Despite our best intentions, the things we say to friends or family members who have assumed a caregiving role can...
Are These Health Food Trends Doing More Harm Than Good?
In this excerpt from her book, Growing Young, science journalist Marta Zaraska debunks the supposed health benefits of supplements, superfoods...
How to Help Someone Who’s Struggling With Depression
One in four Canadians will experience depression at some point in their life, but many of us don't know what...
10 Silent Signs of Kidney Cancer You Might Be Ignoring
Around 8,100 new cases of kidney cancer are diagnosed each year, according to the Canadian Cancer Society....
Research Shows This Gross (But Common) Behaviour May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk
Data suggests 91% of us discreetly engage in this icky habit.
This is the Best Position to Poop
...And more bathroom habits for healthy (and comfortable) bowel movements.
20 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Our bodies are always surprising us with new spots, bumps and aches. Here's when you should worry.
Do Weighted Blankets Really Work?
If you wrestle with insomnia, you may be tempted to try gizmos that promise better sleep. One that might sound...
The Surprising Health Benefits of Cold-Water Therapy
Submerging your body into icy depths may not sound appealing, but for devotees of cold-water therapy, the benefits greatly outweigh...
Life Lessons I Learned From My Daughter
My daughter’s cancer diagnosis was devastating, but it was also the start of a journey that was a privilege to...
The Ultimate Sleep Hygiene Checklist
Having trouble sleeping? Beat insomnia with this easy timeline to a better night’s rest.
Doctors Thought This Young Girl Had Simply Pulled a Muscle—Days Later, She Was in the ER Screaming
Even after they'd ruled out appendicitis or a potential sports injury, 10-year-old Sophie remained wracked with pain.
How to Live to 100—And Love It!
Life expectancy is on the rise, but a long life isn’t always a full one. These everyday habits—many of which...
11 Natural Hair Loss Remedies at Least Worth a Try
If you’re experiencing hair loss, it’s a good idea to talk to your doctor to get to the, uh, root...
Life Lessons My Mom Taught Me
In honour of Mother’s Day, we asked readers to share what they've learned from one of life’s most influential teachers.
Never Do This When Taking Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is packed with health benefits, but there is a right and wrong way to use it—and in...
This 38-Year-Old’s Deteriorating Vision Stumped Doctors. What Tests Revealed is the Stuff of N...
For weeks, an eye parasite had been tunnelling, undetected, through the Ontario woman’s macula. Read the true story of how...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mother’s Day in Canada
Mother's Day in Canada is right around the corner—Sunday, May 14, to be precise. Here's some fascinating trivia to mark...