Health

This Is How Smartphones Can Help Better Manage Your Health Concerns

This Is How Smartphones Can Help Better Manage Your Health Concerns

Look no further than smartphones to help manage your health. Here’s the 411. 1 / 6 Easy management of your health concerns is just a health app awaySmartphones really are smart. They allow us to track all kinds of health data — thanks to hea.. Read More →

12 Quirky Habits of People Who Are Smarter Than Everyone Else

12 Quirky Habits of People Who Are Smarter Than Everyone Else

Intelligence can be hard to measure, but science has linked these quirks to higher levels of learning, problem-solving, and creativity. How do you stack up? Nirat.pix/Shutterstock You have a messy deskIntelligence is difficult to define—psychologi.. Read More →

11 Reasons Behind Your Ankle Pain

11 Reasons Behind Your Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can be hard to pin down—from fracture to sprain to strain to arthritis, here’s how to tell what’s hobbling you. Ankle pain happens to the best of usWhether you’re participating in a sport or just going about your ever.. Read More →

Dealing With Rosacea In The Summer

Dealing With Rosacea In The Summer

Dry, red, itchy skin? You’d think it’s a dry cold winter we’re dealing with. But nope. It’s the summer. Here’s how to get relief. 1 / 6 illustration credit: shutterstock Seeing redAs someone with rosacea, you’d expect to find relief with .. Read More →

9 Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors You Can Control—and 7 You Can’t

9 Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors You Can Control—and 7 You Can’t

While colon cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada, it’s often preventable—if you know how to reduce your risk. 1 / 16 You can control obesityOver five million Canadian adults have obesity, according to statistics from.. Read More →

50 Health Secrets Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

50 Health Secrets Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

Learn what you need more of and what to cut out when you hit this important milestone. 1 / 50 It’s heart disease—not breast cancer—that women need to worry aboutMost women fear breast cancer, but heart disease is actually the No. 1 killer .. Read More →

10 Things Doctors Secretly Wish They Could Tell You

10 Things Doctors Secretly Wish They Could Tell You

Have you ever wondered what your doctor is really thinking during an appointment? We asked doctors across Canada for their thoughts. 1 / 11 What your doctor is really thinking might shock youA doctor’s time has always been a precious resource,.. Read More →

40 Risks Everyone Should Take Before Turning 40

40 Risks Everyone Should Take Before Turning 40

As if 30 wasn’t stressful enough—40 is now here and you might be grasping with the concept of a new decade. If so, consider this your permission slip, bucket list, checklist, and complete guide to taking the risks you were born to make. 1 / 4.. Read More →

These 7 Plant Remedies Have the Power to Treat Common Health Conditions

These 7 Plant Remedies Have the Power to Treat Common Health Conditions

A plant fix over a prescription drug?  Some doctors swear by it. 1 / 8 Image Credit: Shutterstock Natural RemediesNot that long ago, plants were the only drugs we had to cure what ailed us. Then, mid-last century, antibiotics and other manufactured.. Read More →

These Affordable Fruits and Veggies Will Help Prevent High Cholesterol

These Affordable Fruits and Veggies Will Help Prevent High Cholesterol

Add more of these cholesterol-lowering foods into your diet. 1 / 8 photocredit: shutterstock CabbageCabbage is rich in powerful antioxidants that will help prevent high cholesterol. Try a red cabbage and kale salad, with garlic, a pinch of brown sug.. Read More →

How to Get Rid of Hiccups, Once and For All

How to Get Rid of Hiccups, Once and For All

Whatever the cause of your hiccups, most often you just want them to stop. Here are five strategies that may help. 1 / 6 Why do we get hiccups?Is it true that the purpose of hiccups is to push air from our stomachs? Perhaps, for babies.Research from .. Read More →

The Worst Canadian Cities for Air Pollution

The Worst Canadian Cities for Air Pollution

Air pollution is on the rise and could be taking a toll on your health. Here, we count down the Canadian cities with the worst air pollution. 1 / 11 Air Pollution in CanadaAccording to the World Health Organization, more than 80 percent of people li.. Read More →