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9 Gift Baskets and Gift Sets for the Ones Who Are Hard to Shop for

From a green beauty box for your skin care-obsessed bestie to a flavoured honey collection for your foodie friend, here are unique gifts for everyone on your list.

Do I Have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as SAD, is a type of depression that affects people in the winter months.


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18 Wellness Gifts for Everyone in Your Life

From a French linen robe for the homebody to a bicycle basket for the eco-friendly commuter, here are 18 gifts...


Is Lululemon’s MIRROR Worth Its Steep Price Tag?

I tried this buzzy high-tech workout device to see if it could transform my at-home exercise routine. Here's what happened.


Breathe Easy with Filtrete™ Filters

Winter is coming. Here’s why you need to up your filtration game – and how to do it!

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...


12 Things Most People Don’t Realize About Domestic Violence

In just five minutes—by the time you finish this article—nearly 100 people will have been the victims of violence from...

Is Walking Good Exercise? Everything You Need to Know About Walking for Exercise

Walking is often an underrated form of exercise—but every type of exerciser can benefit from adding more walks to their...


5 Sex Tips from Canadians Living with Disabilities

Four Canadians with disabilities share their top sex tips—because everyone deserves to have good sex.


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 Was Vaccine Hesitant. This Is What Changed My Mind.

An Alberta mom shares how she went from vaccine hesitant to getting the COVID-19 vaccine and proudly posing in front...


5 Happy Hormones and How Boost Them Naturally

Here's what you can do at home to be so much happier.


“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...

The Quick and Easy Way to Save COVID Vaccine Passports on an iPhone

Saving your COVID-19 vaccine passport to your iPhone will only take a few minutes, but can save a lot of...


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...


A Province-by-Province Guide to Vaccine Passports in Canada

Here are the Canadian provinces and territories implementing vaccine passports and what you need to know.


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5 of the Best Exercise Bikes for Seniors

Here’s why a stationary bike can improve your health and a selection of the best ones in Canada.


Here’s What Experts Think About Stretching Machines

Before you buy a stretching machine, make sure it's really worth the cost.

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7 Ways Anyone Can Become an Athlete

The term "athlete" isn't just for the sports world's elite. Here's how you can bring pro-level quality to your personal...


What Is Gaslighting—and How to Tell if You’re Experiencing It

Gaslighting is a type of emotional abuse that is much more common in relationships than you might think.


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...


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Workout Gear, Clothing and Tech That’ll Keep You Moving When It’s Cold

From colourful dumbbells for an at-home workout to a quilted jacket for chilly morning jogs, these picks will keep you...


How Tai Chi Can Help Build Muscle Strength and Flexibility

Despite its slow movements, tai chi can help you strengthen your muscles, stabilize your posture and improve your range of...