COVID-19

10 Signs You’re Out of Shape

With all this time spent at home in quarantine, it's easy to feel like you're out of shape—but how can you tell for sure? Some of the signs include back pain, fatigue, and feeling breathless going up a flight of stairs.

30 Things You Should Clean in the Next 30 Days

It's time to do a deep dive and clean your home.


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14 Benefits of Walking for Just 15 Minutes

Walking is great for weight loss, but the benefits go far beyond—from higher energy and better mood to stress relief,...


11 Fruits and Veggies to Buy Frozen

Fresh fruits and veggies are tasty, but are they healthier than the frozen kind? Here's the produce you're actually better...


9 Common Tricks for Avoiding Germs That Actually Don’t Work

If you try to avoid germs by using your foot to flush public toilets or your knuckle to press elevator...

13 Simple Habits to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

What you eat, your attitude, and the amount of exercise you get can help play a role in strengthening your...


What Does a Post-COVID Economic Recovery Look Like for Women?

Throughout the pandemic, women have been 10 times as likely as men to fall out of the labour force. It’s...


The Importance of Making Memories During Pandemic Life

Creating positive memories, when every day feels the same, can benefit your health.


Going the Distance: How Covid Has Remapped Friendships

Will we remember how to be good social beings? Or have we lost things to that six-foot gulf that has...


6 Reasons Women May Have More Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects Than Men

Covid-19 vaccine side effects can include fever, chills, and pain at the injection site. Women are reporting more of these...


What We Should Take Away From The Year of Covid

Hannah Sung talks to U of T’s Madeleine Mant about what we can’t forget going into the final stretch.


How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About the COVID-19 Vaccines

Here’s how to have productive conversations with family members who are hesitant to get vaccinated.


8 Women Share the Impact the Pandemic Has Had on Their Mental Health

‘I went from being the most organized person to someone who couldn’t make the simplest decisions.’

Do UV Air Purifiers Really Work?

An UV air purifier claims to clean the air in your home and kill airborne viruses, like Covid-19, but how...


Hayley Wickenheiser On What Working on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Has Been Like

'There’s a hyper alertness to everyday things. Everything is magnified.'


How the Pandemic Helped Me Embrace Weight Gain and Intuitive Eating

I’ve gained a lot more than some weight. I’ve gained freedom from restriction, and space in my life to think...


12 Frozen Foods You Should Avoid at All Costs

Nutritionists share the frozen foods you should avoid at all costs and which quick and healthy options they choose to...


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The Best Natural Hand Sanitizers Available in Canada

No soap and water? No problem. Here are the natural hand sanitizers worth carrying on you at all times.


How to Move Ahead When the Tank Feels Empty

Aisha Ahmad leans on her experience working in disaster zones to reflect on the year that was.


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30+ Essentials Health Editors Got for Quarantine

In Lockdown 1.0, our editorial team compiled a list of the wellness, fitness, nutrition, self-care, and entertainment must-haves they stocked...


3 Ways to Beat the Winter (Pandemic) Blues

Here are three things to do—and 15 products—that will help you cheer up right now.

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6 Hand Sanitizers, Available in Canada, Health Editors Love

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Government of Canada strongly recommends using a hand sanitizer when soap and water...


How to Create and Keep a Daily Routine During a Pandemic

A daily routine can provide feelings of predictability, normalcy, and control during pandemic stress. Here's how to create and keep...


How Are Canadian Caregivers Handling COVID?

Covid-19 has changed the way Canadians care for children and adults living with a disability. Here's why they need our...


How Dangerous Are the New Coronavirus Mutations?

Multiple Covid-19 variants are circulating. Here's what to know about these coronavirus mutations and whether the new vaccines will work.


This Is What It’s Like Getting the COVID Vaccine

An ER nurse from Toronto shares what it was like to be in one of the first groups vaccinated in...


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11 Workout Moves You Can Do With Everyday Objects You Have at Home

Want to exercise at home? Here, two all-star trainers demonstrate how to easily turn your home into a gym for...