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Why it’s important for women to build muscle
Your muscle can start to deteriorate as young as 25, putting you at risk of injury...
The vaccinations you may need as an adult
Vaccinations aren't just for kids. Sometimes adults need to boost their immunity too. Here's the...
The checklist that could save your life
A new surgical checklist, developed by the World Health Organization, could be the key to...
The 5 worst habits from your youth
We all did questionable stuff when we were younger. Find out how bad habits from...
The courage of Chris and Tanya
Dad was in for a heart transplant while Mom was in the same hospital giving...
News: What’s the No. 1 killer in Canada?
It's official. Cancer is now the leading killer in Canada. StatsCan just announced the...
9 tips for preventing oral cancer
Early detection of oral cancer is vital. Here's how you to know whether you're at...
What to expect at an oral cancer screening
Here's what to expect at your next dental appointment. Plus, tips for performing an oral...
How exercise improves bone health
It's never too late to start! Here's how exercise can improve bone density'even for women...
7 pink products to support breast cancer awareness
Here are seven ways you can support breast cancer awareness this October
How lifestyle can affect your risk for breast cancer
Even if you have unavoidable risk factors for breast cancer, healthy lifestyle habits can improve...
Are chemicals preventing you from losing weight?
There's good reason to believe that early exposure to "obesogens"'chemicals that can affect our...
Are you using the right sunscreen?
Sunscreen labels can be complicated. Here's how to know if you're getting enough sun protection
Healthy ways to beat the heat
Summer heat can hinder your fitness plan. Here's how to stay healthy during your outdoor workout
6 places germs hide
Here's what to know about the popular places germs hide and how to avoid exposing yourself
Yes, Dogs Really Can Smell Cancer
A four-legged friend just might save your life.
What everyone should know about what can cause cancer
Do deodorant and cell phones really cause cancer? We help you sort fact from fiction...
7 ways to beat belly bloat
If no amount of exercising seems to flatten your tummy, you may be bloated. Try...
5 tips for low-risk drinking
Get all the health benefits of alcohol without the risks. Try these low-risk drinking tips...
6 ways to avoid a trip to the ER while on vacation
A sudden illness or injury could ruin months of trip planning, but it doesn't mean...
The 5-minute stress test
Feeling a little frazzled lately? Take our quiz to find out if you have hidden...
Your healthy holiday party planner
The holidays are here again'along with finger foods, cookies and plenty of eggnog. Brace yourself...
Should you go to the ER?
When faced with an issue that requires medical attention, it's tough to decide what to...
Ovarian cancer: The quest for a test
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Could a test for the disease be on the horizon?
31 pregnancy risk factors to discuss with your doctor
Taking a few precautions during your pregnancy can help to ensure the safe delivery of...
Reader tested: Bug repellents
Two Best Health readers dared to field-test a selection of popular bug repellents for us....
How to choose the best bug repellent
Not all bug sprays are created equal'but we've got your guide to what's in them...
6 summer safety tips you need to know
Whether you're camping or cottaging, accidents can happen when you least expect them. Prepare yourself...
4 ways to prevent motion sickness
Does travelling by air, land or water make you queasy? Here's how to prevent motion sickness
The best remedies for motion sickness
Motion sickness can make travelling'whether by car, boat or plane'an uncomfortable experience. Planning to hit...
5 ways Canadians are fighting obesity
While it's true that obesity rates in Canada are scary, new initiatives are turning the...
What the shape of your spine says about you
Whether you slouch or stand tall, your posture is sending a non-verbal message. Here's what...