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4 Detached Retina Symptoms that Indicate a Serious Eye Problem

From new eye floaters and flashing lights to blurry vision, knowing the signs of a detached retina and seeking care immediately can save your sight.

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Workout Gear, Clothing and Tech That’ll Keep You Moving When It’s Cold

From colourful dumbbells for an at-home workout to a quilted jacket for chilly morning jogs, these picks will keep you...


How Tai Chi Can Help Build Muscle Strength and Flexibility

Despite its slow movements, tai chi can help you strengthen your muscles, stabilize your posture and improve your range of...


What Is a Colonoscopy? Everything You Need to Know

Regular screening with colonoscopy exams can prevent colon cancer or catch it before it spreads. Knowing exactly what to expect...


Is Bleeding After Sex Normal? 16 Things to Know

A wide variety of behavioral and medical causes can lead to post-coital bleeding. Here are the most common reasons, as...

What It Means If You Have Heel Pain When Walking

Find out the three most common causes of heel pain, plus how to treat it.


Do You Need a Sex Pillow? 7 Reasons to Try One

Sex pillows or cushions are tools to help you have more pleasurable and comfortable sex. Here are other reasons you...


Can Trigger Point Injections Treat Your Pain?

Trigger points aren't just a pain in the neck. Learn more about why they form and how trigger point injections...


Shayla Stonechild: Yoga Is a Tool for Healing—One that I’m Sharing with My Community

"The most revolutionary thing we can do to get our power back is to reclaim our own spirits and voices,"...


6 Eye Doctor-Approved Ways to Protect Your Eye Health

What can you do to take care of your peepers? We rounded up 6 expert tips for how to maintain...


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.


Here’s the Average Walking Speed—and What It Says About Your Health

Walking is an accessible form of exercise for most people. But how fast should you walk to maximize the health...


How to Prioritize Yourself Amidst a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer sucks. And it’s OK to not be OK. Here’s help on making it through, with advice from someone who’s...

True Story: Dancing Improved My Health After Two Hip Replacements

This is how dance lessons helped me improve my range of motion and stay active after two hip replacements.


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.”


How Singing Heals: A Canadian’s Experience Singing Backup for Bowie

Canadian musician Emm Gryner’s book, The Healing Power of Singing, is both a manifesto for aspiring vocalists and an unflinching,...


Chronic Pain – Canadians Are Under Siege

Imagine always being in pain. Never being able to relax, sleep properly, or feel completely well. For an estimated 20%...


Advil Cold and Sinus Recall: Here’s What You Need to Know

Health Canada warns that the labelling mixup could spell trouble for some consumers.


35 Best Thanksgiving Movies to Watch This Year

Curl up on the couch with leftovers, your loved ones, and these amazing Thanksgiving movies, and you'll have another reason...


7 Friendship Stories that Prove the Importance of BFFs

We spoke to 7 groups of Canadian women about their friendships and how their bonds have buoyed them through life's...


4 Stretches to Improve Range of Motion as You Age

Counteract all that slouching, slumping and even (brace yourself) aging by improving your flexibility and range of motion. Plus, learn...

You May Suffer From Dry Eye – What You Need to Know

Are you one of the millions who suffer from dry eye? Here’s how to spot the symptoms and find relief.


Why Examining Your Breasts Is So Important

Along with routine screenings, frequent at-home examinations are the key to knowing your norm and catching any concerning changes.


Polyamory 101: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

It's not as simple as "the more the merrier."


11 Best Emotional Support Dogs

These dog breeds check off all the boxes for the ultimate emotional support dog—they're cute and cuddly and, most importantly,...


I Need You to Know: Fitness Is Not One Size Fits All

"I hope one day we can look back at weight-loss centred approaches and say, we knew...


How to Embrace Your Sexuality After a Diagnosis

We spoke to Dr. Lauren Walker, a researcher who specializes in people with cancer and sexuality, all about sex after...