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 COVID-19 pandemic.

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...

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...

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.

Myocarditis and COVID Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Rare cases of myocarditis are being reported after COVID-19 vaccination—but many more cases are reported after COVID-19 infection.

Why Words Like “Grief” and “Languish” Have Helped Us Cope with the Pandemic

“Having a common language helps us feel understood and heard, which is important for any sort of recovery.”

Could Protection from COVID Soon Be Available Through a Nasal Spray?

Multiple companies, including Canada's SaNOtize, are developing nasal sprays that could change how we fight the virus. Here’s what you...

Do You Need to Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

Third shots of the COVID-19 vaccine are recommended for some people, but infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch explains why...

Lessons From The Pandemic: How I Learned to Prepare For The Unknown

Dr. Joan Cheng, the GTA’s first Asian, female ER Chief, on how she and her staff managed throughout the pandemic,...

Experts Advise Being ‘Super Safe’ as Canada Enters the 4th Wave of COVID

We spoke to two experts about what makes the fourth wave of COVID different, who is at risk and how...

Online Dating: Would You Date Someone Who’s Unvaccinated?

Dating apps like Hinge and Bumble now allow Canadian users to indicate their vaccine status, and it's changing how we...

Post-Pandemic Emotional Recovery: How Are You Doing?

As we inch out of lockdown, there are a lot of feelings to contend with. Here’s why that’s okay.

“I Was Ashamed I Tested Positive for COVID-19”

Despite following public health guidelines, 23-year-old Monique Mulima contracted COVID-19. Then came the intense feelings of guilt and shame.

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...

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Your Period

Anecdotes of weird periods post-vaccination have been circulating online — is there a link?

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Why We’re Not Playing Favourites with COVID-19 Vaccines

Everything you need to know about the differences—or lack thereof—between Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, according to experts.

Here’s What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Infertility

We spoke to an infectious disease specialist about whether the COVID-19 can affect your reproductive health.

4 Ways the Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Our Bodies

The pandemic has added so much more stress to our lives, and our bodies are reacting to it in many...

How This BIPOC Mental Health Podcast Got Me Through Covid-19

A mental health podcast with meditation specifically for BIPOC helped me practice self-care and stay calm during the pandemic.

7 Totally Normal Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects to Be Ready For

A sore arm and flu-like symptoms are just some of the side effects of the Covid-19 vaccine—but reactions can vary...

What You Need to Know About Blood Clots and COVID-19 Vaccines

Concerned about the risk of blood clots associated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine? Canadian medical experts shed light on the...

Post-Pandemic: Coping With the Anxiety of a Changed World

The pandemic isn't quite over, but many people are thinking ahead to post-pandemic life with a mixture of excitement and...

Get the Vaccine, Drop the Guilt

How Gen Xer Hannah Sung got her shot in Toronto—and why she doesn't feel guilty about it.

This is Languishing—The Mental State Many of Us Are Experiencing Right Now

We spoke to a psychologist about the pervasive “bleh” feeling that's accompanied the pandemic. Plus, tips on how to break...

10 Signs You’re Out of Shape

With all this time spent at home in quarantine, it's easy to feel like you're out of shape—but how can...

30 Things You Should Clean in the Next 30 Days

It's time to do a deep dive and clean your home.

Tout icon

14 Benefits of Walking for Just 15 Minutes

Walking is great for weight loss, but the benefits go far beyond—from higher energy and better mood to stress relief,...

11 Fruits and Veggies to Buy Frozen

Fresh fruits and veggies are tasty, but are they healthier than the frozen kind? Here's the produce you're actually better...

9 Common Tricks for Avoiding Germs That Actually Don’t Work

If you try to avoid germs by using your foot to flush public toilets or your knuckle to press elevator...

13 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can help play a role in strengthening your...