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.

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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...

My Breast Lump Wasn’t Cancer—It Was a Sign of High Cholesterol

After discovering breast lumps, Kris Olsen thought she was in for a cancer diagnosis. Instead, her doctor diagnosed her with...

How The Pandemic Started New Conversations About My Parkinson’s

I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at 28. During the pandemic, my family started having more open communications about my...

What Are Endocrine Disruptors? How These Chemicals Affect the Body

Here's what you need to know about endocrine disrupting chemicals, where they are found, and how to avoid them.

These Office Chairs Make Working from Home So Much More Comfortable

A good ergonomic chair is essential for workday comfort. We rounded up three expert-recommended picks that'll help keep your body...

How to Stock Your Medicine Cabinet for Back to Class Success

Eleven vitamins and supplements that’ll bring out your best when you’re back in school

9 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergy Testing

Food allergy testing, including things like a skin prick test, is one of the best ways to find out if...

Is Your Child Protected Against Meningitis B?

A survivor shares the story of her battle with the disease and the importance of prevention through vaccination

A Psychologist’s Guide to Preparing for Back to School 2021

Writer Hannah Sung and Dr. Janine Hubbard on navigating the unfamiliar territory of a post-pandemic back to school.

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.

How the Pandemic Changed How We Feel When We Feel Left Out

The new FOMO: This is why missing plans is more anxiety-inducing after lockdown.

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.

What Does Hypoallergenic Really Mean?

A product labeled "hypoallergenic" should contain few or no allergens (and a pet should be less likely to cause an...

What Anti-Racism Means and What It Means to Be Anti-Racist

It's not enough to get mad about racial inequality. You have to do something about it.

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10 Doctor-Recommended Ways to Make Getting an IUD Less Painful

Yes, it can hurt. And yes, it's definitely worth it.