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Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, occurs when plaque'a sticky substance composed of bacteria and other matter'collects in the gaps...


Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in Canada.

Acid Reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease / Heartburn)

Also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, acid reflux occurs when stomach acid (and sometimes food and liquid) backs...


If you have gallstones, there's good news: Newer, less-invasive surgical techniques will help you banish gallstone pain and be back...


So many doctors are unfamiliar with the painful and confusing condition called fibromyalgia that just getting a diagnosis may be...

Anaemia (Iron-Deficiency)

Iron-deficiency anaemia is the most common form of the disorder. It is caused by a shortage of iron in the...


If your doctor says you have a fibroid, it's not the end of the world. These common uterine growths are...


Millions of North American couples struggle with infertility. Although you can't do much to turn back the biological clock, technological...


Short-term fatigue, that weary feeling you get after a stressful day or a long trip, is normal. But long-term, constant...


Epilepsy is characterized by recurrent seizures that occur suddenly for no apparent reason.


With endometriosis, fragments of the uterine lining (endometrium) are deposited elsewhere in the body ' typically in or on the...

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Do this strength-training regimen twice a week or more to see results in as little as four weeks

Health events across Canada

Find listings of health & wellness events going on in your province

Health challenge week 4

Check out Jenn's Week 4 challenge to the fitness group, plus see how she's progressing

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Take stock with our health quiz and boost your well-being through diet, exercise'even driving

Toxic truths

The latest research on hazardous chemicals in ordinary products

Canada’s healthiest cities 2008

Our analysis of the health of 20 cities'from Vancouver to Toronto to Lunenburg'revealed that west really is best

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These three women lost 98 pounds altogether, through walking off the weight

7 walking tips

Get the most out of your walking workout with these expert ideas

Weeks seven & eight

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks

Weeks five & six

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks

Weeks three & four

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks