Health

Mouth Breather? Here’s What You Need to Know

Breathing through your mouth, rather than your nose, can come with a host of unpleasant symptoms.

Incredible Black Women Who Are Changing Canadian Health Care

The changemakers Canadians ought to know about, according to seven Black doctors and health care researchers.


Why You Might Want to Add a Bidet to Your Toilet

The bidet has been common in many parts of the world, but now it’s catching on in North America.


How to Make Time for Yourself, According to Science

We’re conditioned to be go-go-go. And it’s bad for our health. So how do we slow down and log some...


3 Women Share Small Changes That Made Big Impacts in Their Lives

Psychologist Lesley Lutes shares why small changes, not new year’s resolutions, are better in the long run....

How 60-Second Fitness and Wellness Activities Can Boost Your Health

Bite-sized health changes, from 1-minute bouts of exercise to 5-minute meditation microbreaks, can have a big impact on your fitness,...


Does Melatonin Affect Birth Control? What Experts Want You to Know

Does melatonin 'cancel out' birth control? We asked multiple Canadian experts and it turns out, the answer isn't a simple...


Fix Indigestion Naturally With These Home Remedies

Suffering from indigestion? Try one of these simple home remedies for relief.


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14 Virtual Care Services in Canada You Need to Know About

Not feeling well? Have a health concern? Need a prescription filled? These Canadian virtual health care services can help you...


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6 At-Home Massage Tools Physiotherapists Swear By

If working from home is causing neck, shoulder and back pain, these at-home massagers, recommended by experts, can help.


How Singing Can Raise Your Spirits During the Holiday Season

Struggling to stay merry this holiday season? Learn how choral singing can boost your mood—and your vocal range.


Medical Cannabinoids: A New Era of Hope for Chronic Pain

When we are unwell, we traditionally turn to over-the-counter or prescription treatments, and the old adage “take two and call...


Help Support Your Immune System, Baby!

Your immune system’s accessory? Emergen-C Immune+ Powders

Can a Kegel Chair (Yes, a Kegel Chair) Improve Your Pelvic Health?

We tried Emsella, a chair that can do 11,000 Kegels in one session.


10 Reasons You’re Feeling More Tired Than Usual

Still feeling sluggish after your third cup of coffee? Your lifestyle may be the culprit. Here are the reasons you...


Shingles Appears to Be on the Rise in Canada. Here’s Why.

Shingles appears to be more rampant this year than previous years, and experts say the rise is related to the...


Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: The Rare Progressive Disease That’s Often Misdiagnosed

For many Canadians, it’s difficult to identify PH and begin treatment before it’s too late.


The Unexpected Thing That Will Harm Your Sight In The Winter

We all know the importance of eye health, but it's not very often we think about winter eye care. Learn...


These Activities Help Prevent Dementia, According to a New Study

A neuroscientist shares the best activities people of all ages should do now to boost their brain health.


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10 Impressive Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Not only does the aroma of cinnamon take you to a happy place, but it's also practically a superfood!


“I Didn’t Expect to Live Past 30”

In this excerpt from The Care We Dream Of, author and advocate Zena Sharman speaks with professor Hannah Kia about...

6 Surprising Benefits of Massage Therapy

Sure, it can help you relax — but massage therapy can do much more than that.


Digital Health Tool ‘Life-Changing’ for Those Living with Diabetes

Learn more about Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system and how it provided ease and empowerment for one woman managing diabetes.


I Need You to Know: All Vulvas Are Beautiful

A website featuring beautiful vulva images, by Dutch illustrator Hilde Atalanta, is tackling longstanding stigma and honestly, it’s about time.


I Tried Fascial Stretch Therapy for My Clicking Shoulder—Here’s What Happened

Fascial stretch therapy is like a combo of physiotherapy, yoga and massage. I tried it to see if it could...


6 Best Sleep Masks for a Better Night’s Rest

Experts say sleep masks can be an effective tool to improve sleep quality, leading to better, more restorative rest. Here's...


4 Detached Retina Symptoms that Indicate a Serious Eye Problem

From new eye floaters and flashing lights to blurry vision, knowing the signs of a detached retina and seeking...