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“I’m a 40-Something-Year-Old Skateboarder (and TikTok Sensation)”

“I wanted to spread some joy and positivity around.”

What to Know if You’re Worried About a Smell Down There

Is your scent normal or a little funky? Experts weigh in.


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The Best Blankets, Bed Sheets and Pillows for a Cool Sleep

The season of heat waves is upon us, and Canadians can use some help fighting this sleep stealer.


4 Hip Flexor Stretches That Relieve Pain and Tightness

If you spend most of your day sitting, use these expert-recommended hip flexor stretches to alleviate low back pain and...


You’re Stuck in a Rut (Thanks COVID)—Here’s What to Do

Experts explain why pulling yourself out of your rut is good for you.

The Health Benefits of Open-Water Swimming

Or, how I learned to love Lake Ontario.


It’s Worthwhile to Start Thinking About Your Vagus Nerve

You’ve probably never even heard of your vagus nerve. (That’s okay: It’s new to us, too!) But it could be...

“For All Those Years, No One Told Me Anything”

Roop Bassra, 38, shares her story of living with endometriosis — and how a lack of access to resources led...


The Best Allergy Medications and How to Take Them

Allergies putting a damper on your fun? Get a handle on allergy season with this roundup of the best allergy...


How One Woman Is Treating Lipedema, the Poorly Understood Debilitating Disease of the Body’s Fat

Lipedema is under-researched and under-diagnosed. It also almost exclusively affects women, who find each other online to trade the information...


4 Ways Universal Basic Income Could Change Canadian Health Care, According to Health Economists

Universal basic income is a buzzy policy term—can it change Canadians’ health and health care system?

40+ Essentials for Playing in the Sun

From sunscreen for your scalp to a top with mosquito repellent technology, here are over 40 items that'll make your...


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10 Surprising Ways Strawberries Can Benefit Your Health

Whether fresh or frozen, there's no denying that strawberries pack a healthy punch.


I Tried the Upright Posture Trainer—Here’s What Happened

Can the Upright device help me adopt a statuesque stance, or does it have limitations? An expert shares her thoughts.


It’s Time for Some Self-Love—Here Are 6 Ways Masturbation Is Good for You

A little self-love could be the cure to what ails you. Here, an expert shares how masturbation can help your...


Caring For My Dying Mom Showed Me That Caregivers Need More Support, Too

Canadian Health Advocates Inc.’s Paige Lennox on caregiver burnout.


“All I Think About With That Dish Is My Mum.”

In this excerpt from My Ackee Tree, author and chef Suzanne Barr shares her memories of cooking with her family...


How to Have a Smooth Trip to the Loo

Finding it hard to go? Here’s how to get things going down there.


The Body-Boosting Benefits of a Foam Roller

Toronto-based physical therapist Vinh Pham has spent over 15 years studying how good posture and proper alignment connect to long-term...


Inside the Battle for Better Abortion Access In New Brunswick

New Brunswick is one of the hardest places in Canada to get an abortion. This is the story of the...


Why Squirting Orgasms Are a (Really) Good Thing—And How to Have One

For some, it seems like an urban legend. But squirting orgasms are a thing, and everyone should try to have...


Here’s Why It’s Time to Finally Part Ways with Your Scale

This long-standing bathroom staple is more hurtful than helpful.


Most of Us Have Body Aches Right Now—Here’s What to Do About It

A recent survey shows the effect the last two years has had on our bodies due to stress and poor...

Finally—At-Home Fertility Tests for Men

A new Canadian company offers sperm tests that deliver accurate results in just two minutes.


How To Keep Your Pelvic Floor Happy and Healthy

From maintaining continence, keeping you upright, and delivering babies, your pelvic floor is one of the most integral parts of...


Where Did My Sex Drive Go?

At times, our libido can feel like it’s on silent mode. Here, experts share why women experience low sex drives...


Are High-Tech At-Home Composters Actually Beneficial?

Innovative devices promise to make composting mess- and odour-free, but are they worth the price?


Are You Cleaning Your Sex Toys the Right Way (and Often Enough)?

Sex toy pros weigh in on the dos and don’ts of cleaning your beloved gadgets.


23 Ways to Sharpen Your Mind

From puzzles to pottery, these activities can help boost your cognitive skills—and even your mood.