Health

What Is a Colonoscopy? Everything You Need to Know

Regular screening with colonoscopy exams can prevent colon cancer or catch it before it spreads. Knowing exactly what to expect...


What It Means If You Have Heel Pain When Walking

Find out the three most common causes of heel pain, plus how to treat it.


Can Trigger Point Injections Treat Your Pain?

Trigger points aren't just a pain in the neck. Learn more about why they form and how trigger point injections...


6 Eye Doctor-Approved Ways to Protect Your Eye Health

What can you do to take care of your peepers? We rounded up 6 expert tips for how to maintain...


How to Prioritize Yourself Amidst a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer sucks. And it’s OK to not be OK. Here’s help on making it through, with advice from someone who’s...


Chronic Pain – Canadians Are Under Siege

Imagine always being in pain. Never being able to relax, sleep properly, or feel completely well. For an estimated 20%...


Advil Cold and Sinus Recall: Here’s What You Need to Know

Health Canada warns that the labelling mixup could spell trouble for some consumers.


You May Suffer From Dry Eye – What You Need to Know

Are you one of the millions who suffer from dry eye? Here’s how to spot the symptoms and find relief.

Why Examining Your Breasts Is So Important

Along with routine screenings, frequent at-home examinations are the key to knowing your norm and catching any concerning changes.


Mental Health Resources for Indigenous Peoples

A guide to mental health resources and supports for Indigenous Peoples, including multiple Indigenous-led programs.


Bring Down a Fever Naturally With These Home Remedies

If you're suffering from a low fever, these natural remedies may help you keep cool and comfortable.


The Health Benefits of Honey (Beyond Soothing Sore Throats)

Only in recent years have scientists discovered the science behind the health benefits of honey, long put to good use...


A Guide to Neck Pain Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Relief

Here's how to get rid of neck pain, from potential causes and treatments to how to prevent and manage neck...


The Real Reasons You Had a Nightmare Last Night

Are bad dreams keeping you up at night? Nightmares aren’t just for children—they’re actually very common in adults.


Flu Season Is Going to Hit Hard. Here’s How to Prepare

Cold and flu season is here in Canada, and amid the 4th wave of COVID-19, experts are warning it could be worse than flu season 2020.


How to Embrace the Goodness of Slow

Learn to live in the moment and enjoy the benefits that slowing down can bring.

What Cholesterol Levels Mean and Why They Matter

Your cholesterol levels are a key indicator of your risk of heart disease. Here's all the information you need to...


This Urine Colour Chart Reveals Exactly What Your Pee Colour Means

Your urine colour can sometimes be a surprise, whether it's bright yellow or even red or violet. Here's what you...


5 Tricks for Making Healthy Poos a Regular Occurrence

It’s time for a splash of toilet talk.


Here’s Why Vaccination Is Important Throughout Life

An expert shares how it can help protect us.


How Often Should You Floss?

Experts share why you should floss, and what happens when you skip it. Plus, what determines how often you should...

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Vital—And So Are These

If you’ve fallen behind on any vaccines, now is the time to catch up.


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These All-Natural Home Remedies Can Help Boost Your Energy

Did you know that feeling tired is the number one health complaint? Try these natural home remedies for fatigue.


Sofia Vergara’s Thyroid Cancer Experience Is an Important Reminder for All

"When you’re young and you hear that word ‘cancer,’ your mind goes to so many places but I tried not...


The Cultural (and Racist) History of ‘Cleanliness’ in Canada

Celebrities like Jake Gyllenhaal and Dax Shepard freely admit to bucking conventional personal hygiene practices—and as writer Tayo Bero explains,...


“I Am Astounded That I Survived”

The story behind a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed heart condition that's affecting Canadian women


How Often Should You Pee? 11 Causes of Frequent Urination

Feeling like you need to pee all the time isn't something to ignore, but frequent urination may not be something...