Conditions

Not feeling well? Learn how to spot the signs of various health conditions, as well as the latest in prevention, treatment, and home remedies to jump start your recovery.

Home Remedies For Hiccups (That Actually Work!)

The next time you get a case of the hiccups, find relief—fast—with these proven home remedies.

The Best Home Remedies For Hemorrhoids

No prescription? No problem. Find relief from the pain and itching of hemorrhoids with these home remedies.


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

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


Highly Effective Home Remedies for Constipation

Constipation relief may be as close as your kitchen! These natural home remedies will help get your bowels back on...


How to Do CPR: 7 Essential Steps of CPR Everyone Should Know

Performing CPR right away can double or even triple a person’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Take a refresher course...

The Best Home Remedies for Toothache Relief

Whether you're suffering from a cracked tooth or a painful cavity, these home remedies can provide relief while you wait...


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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What the Colour of Your Mucus Reveals About Your Health

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


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.


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.

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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,...


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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?


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...


4 Quick Tips to Help Men Deal with Urine Leakage

Urinary incontinence is sort of taboo, but it shouldn’t be.

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Silent Signs You Might Have Eye Cataracts

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in those over the age of 40, but the symptoms can be difficult...


How Individuals With COPD Can Become More Empowered About Their Health

Living with COPD? Here’s how to make the most of every health care appointment.


This Simple Blood Test Could Detect 50 Types of Cancer

...And more exciting breakthroughs in the fight against cancer.


How to Get the Most Accurate Blood Pressure Reading

Expert advice on how to decode those numbers—and what to do if they're reading high.


Can Cherry Juice Really Help With Arthritis?

Tart cherry juice is becoming a popular home remedy for relieving arthritis pain, but is there any evidence it actually...


The Best Home Remedies for Indigestion

Got a bad case of indigestion? Instead of rushing to the drugstore for an over-the-counter antacid, pull these ingredients from...


“It Was Like a Flat Iron Pressing Down on My Brain”

Wracked with debilitating headaches and joint pain, this Ottawa man's search for a diagnosis led to a series of dead...


Cold and Flu Season is Here. Are You Ready?

Five ways to bounce back from cold and flu symptoms.


This Halifax Man Thought He Just Had a Weak Immune System—Until He Started Hallucinating

The 36-year-old high school teacher figured his recurring fevers and pneumonia were manageable. Then he started seeing water pour from...

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7 Silent Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety

Your anxiety may be affecting your overall health and well-being more than you realize. Here are the warning signs to...


Doctors Said Her Pain Was a Result of Being Overweight—They Were Wrong

Even after Gia lost 45 kilograms, her unbearable period pain only seemed to get worse...


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Ulcer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

We normally associate ulcers with severe upper abdominal pain, but there are other, more subtle signs to watch out for.


Has the Pandemic Made Us All Agoraphobic?

Psychologist Melanie Badali reveals what a diagnosis of agoraphobia really entails.


The Most Common Sleep Problems, Solved

Whether you're having trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or are waking up too early, Dr....


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How to Treat a Stiff Neck: Home Remedies That Actually Work

At any given time, an estimated 39 per cent of people over 65 have stiffness, soreness or swelling in their...