Here’s where you’ll gain insight into the Canadian healthcare system and find answers to the questions you’ve always wondered about. Learn the signs of a stroke, why mammograms should happen before the age of 50 and if IV vitamin therapy is actually beneficial.

Why I Had a Hysterectomy for Adenomyosis and Fibroids

I wonder what could have happened if my doctors had looked into my symptoms when they first started. Could my life have been free from decades of discomfort and pain?

A Toronto Neurosurgeon Made a Radical Discovery About Brain Cancer

The brain surgeon Gelareh Zadeh discusses a new brain cancer therapy that could buy precious time for terminal patients

This Is When You Should Be Wearing Ear Plugs

We talked to an audiologist about the importance of protecting your hearing at concerts—and also just in everyday...

How to Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke in Canada

An expert explains how wildfire smoke can affect your health, and what you can do about it.

30 Ways to Practise Wellness This Summer

Life's complicated, but your journey to better health doesn't have to be. We've gathered a bouquet of easy, affordable and...

5 Innovative Ways Doctors Treat Skin Cancer

From full-body photographs to topical creams, these are the skin cancer treatment options available in Canada.

Yes, People with Dark Skin Can Get Skin Cancer

Skin cancer may be associated with fair-skinned redheads who freckle and burn easily, but people with darker skin types aren’t...

Your Gums and You

Do you know the risk factors for gum disease? It's time to educate yourself.

10 Surprising Ways Strawberries Can Benefit Your Health

Whether fresh or frozen, there's no denying that strawberries pack a healthy punch.

I’m a Walking PSA for SPF—Don’t Make My Mistakes

I was diagnosed with basal cell skin cancer for the first time in my 20s, and have been dealing with...

A Survivor Shares Her Personal Battle with a Potentially Deadly Disease and the Importance of Being ...

Meningitis B can be fatal, but it's also preventable. Here's everything you need to know

3 Women Tell Us What Happened When They Had a Stroke

Here are the warning signs and prevention tips they wish more people knew about.

4 Smart Ways Women Can Take Charge of Their Health

Hint: Your diet and supplements can work wonders.

Mouth Taping: What Is It, and Is It Actually Worth It? 

We wondered why some people are taping their mouths shut at night, and whether mouth breathing is really all that...

A Field Guide to Your Vaginal Microbiome

And to the many interrelated microorganisms inside that can affect your overall health. Come on in, the water is...self-cleaning and...

What’s With All the Vaginal Creams, Wipes and Gummies?

We asked Laura Sycuro and Deborah Money—a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of British Columbia and the...

What Can At-Home DIY Test Kits Tell Us About Our Vaginas?

We asked two experts if they're worth adding-to-cart.

When Was the Last Time You Donated Blood?

Canadians talk a big game about the value of donating blood—60 percent of us said it was important to do—but...

This Tech Pro Says AI Is Ready to Revolutionize Our Health Care in Canada

Tech strategist Azra Dhalla shares how artificial intelligence can improve Canada’s health care system.

Waiting Until Age 50 for Mammograms Is Too Late—Especially for Black Women

Canada’s national breast cancer screening guidelines advise waiting until age 50 for regular mammograms. But many experts, researchers and patients...

What You Need to Know About How Menopause and Perimenopause Affect Women

Fact: We’re not talking enough about perimenopause and menopause. Always Discreet and Always want to help prepare you for this...

“I’m Waiting for a Kidney Transplant. Again.”

June Jones has lived more than half her life with kidney disease.

Everything You Don’t Know About Kidney Disease (But Should)

One in 10 Canadians has kidney disease––and not all of them know it yet

Erectile Dysfunction—A Warning for Your Health

Half of Canadian men aged 40 to 70 are affected by erectile dysfunction yet most don’t know this common condition...

Can IV Drips Really Help Treat Your Fatigue, Low Vitamin Levels and Hangover?

We asked experts if this trend is a waste of your money—and whether it's safe.

My Doctor Prescribed Me Ozempic for Weight Loss—Here’s What I’ve Learned

Ozempic—the injectable drug that helps treat type 2 diabetes and supports weight loss—is in high demand right now. Writer Marci...

A Science-Backed, Data-Forward, Awfully Sobering Guide for Women Who Drink Alcohol

That small glass of red wine we've loved to have with dinner is no longer considered "healthy." And it gets...

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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 healthcare services can help you from...

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Understanding Post-Stroke Spasticity

You may know how to recognize the signs of stroke, but do you know how to REACT?

The Sex of Your Surgeon Is, in Fact, a Matter of Life or Death

Female patients treated by male surgeons may be more likely to have adverse outcomes—and more likely to die.