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What You Need to Know About COVID Variants in Canada

Canadian scientists and a clinician answer the most frequently asked questions about COVID variants, and what they mean for the end of the pandemic.

What Does Hypoallergenic Really Mean?

A product labeled "hypoallergenic" should contain few or no allergens (and a pet should be less likely to cause an...


What Anti-Racism Means and What It Means to Be Anti-Racist

It's not enough to get mad about racial inequality. You have to do something about it.


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10 Doctor-Recommended Ways to Make Getting an IUD Less Painful

Yes, it can hurt. And yes, it's definitely worth it.


Bug Bites Don’t Stand a Chance Against These Natural Home Remedies

Bug bites are an inevitable part of summer, but you don't have to suffer. Try one of these home remedies...

Meet Sisters Sage, an Indigenous Wellness Brand Reclaiming Smudging

"It’s gross and hurtful when I see white-owned companies appropriating Indigenous culture, like selling smudge sticks," says Sisters Sage founder...


Here Are Stretches and Yoga Moves That Can Help Scoliosis

If you have scoliosis, stretching, yoga, and specific exercises may help you reduce pain and strengthen your body.

A Guide to Allergy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Allergies making your life miserable? Here's what you need to know about them, including the causes, symptoms and treatments for...


How Learning an Instrument as an Adult Helped Me With Brain Fog and Anxiety

During the pandemic, I tried meditation, exercise and sleeping more—but it was learning to play the guitar that...


Should You Use Hemp Oil? What Experts Want You to Know

Most CBD oil products these days come from hemp. This is what you need to know about hemp oil and...


13 Silent Signs You Have a UTI

The symptoms of a urinary tract infection can range from subtle to very obvious.

The Honest, Expert-Backed Truth About Having Sex While on Your Period

Don't worry, your time of the month doesn't need to mean time off from sex.


How to Increase Your Libido — And Why It May Be Low

Experts share the meaning of the word libido, what can cause low sex drive, and the treatments and lifestyle changes...


What You Need to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Sunscreen Recall in Canada

Johnson & Johnson is recalling select sunscreen products after a cancer-causing chemical was detected in some samples.


My Eyesight Is Getting Worse. Could It Be Related to the Pandemic?

Canadian experts share how the pandemic may have impacted our eye health, and what to do about it.


I Worry About Other People’s Problems Like They’re My Own. How Can I Set Healthy Boundar...

You don't need to take on someone's stress in order to be a good friend.

Pilates 101: What Trainers Want You to Know Before You Take a Class

Pilates is a great exercise for beginners and advanced exercisers alike. Here's everything you need to know before you take...


This Common Thing Happens When a Couple Stops Having Sex

Don't worry, you're not alone. Here, relationship experts reveal what happens if you and your partner stop having sex.


Introducing the Brand New and Not Improved Post-Pandemic Me

I didn’t get better or become more productive during lockdown — and that’s OK.


How to Use the 5 Love Languages, According to Therapists

Relationships are tricky, but knowing about the five love languages could make expressing love easier for you—and your partner, friends,...


This Soap Brand Is Sharing the Healing Power of Inuit Tradition

“There’s nobody in the world who does what I do," says Bernice Clarke, the co-founder of Iqaluit-based wellness company Uasau...


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10 Reasons You Should Always Exercise with Music

Can't workout without listening to music? You're not alone, and you're probably healthier as a result. Read on for the...


Meet Joni, a Biodegradable Menstrual Pad for All

Plus, we tried Joni to see if the affordable and biodegradable pads are worth the swap.


What Is Trauma Bonding? What Therapists Want You to Know

Trauma bonding happens when you form an emotional bond with a physical or emotional abuser. Learn the signs of these...

5 Balance Ball Exercises to Improve Stability

Get strong and stay steady with these balance ball exercises. They'll help you improve your stability and avoid exercise-related injuries.


3 Ways to Get Fit in the Water

Make a splash all summer long with these three fun aquafit options.


Are There Hypoallergenic Cats? 7 Allergy-Friendly Cat Breeds

There's no such thing as a truly hypoallergenic cat, but some breeds are better than others for people who have...


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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.


Why I Abandoned My Pursuit of ‘Happiness’

"Happiness is something I likely won’t be able to permanently achieve. But that’s OK—because I’m content."


How Losing My Tongue to Cancer Helped Me Find My Voice

Meet the Toronto stylist who found the confidence to pursue her career dreams after surviving cancer, twice.