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.
5 Innovative Ways Doctors Treat Skin Cancer
From full-body photographs to topical creams, these are the skin cancer treatment options available in Canada.
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Understanding Post-Stroke Spasticity
You may know how to recognize the signs of stroke, but do you know how to REACT?