Here’s where you’ll gain insight into the Canadian healthcare system and find answers to the questions you’ve always wondered about. Learn the signs of a stroke, why mammograms should happen before the age of 50 and if IV vitamin therapy is actually beneficial.

16 Reasons to Feel Good About The Future of Women’s Health

Here’s what Canadian researchers and clinicians are working on to help diagnose and treat illnesses that impact women the most.

Are Whole-Body MRI Scans Too Good to Be True?

Your Liver Is a Silent Superhero—Here’s Why

I’m a Millennial Who’s Never Been Pregnant—Why Am I Having Pelvic Health Problems?

The surprising things I learned about my pelvic floor and my bathroom habits

What’s the Deal with Ovarian Cysts?

Everyone who ovulates has them—but few of us know what they’re all about.

How I Got to the Bottom of My Sciatica Pain in My Back and Leg

I tried medicines, massages and a full complement of physiotherapists

I Thought I Had a Hangover—A Month Later, I Was Diagnosed With MS

Here’s how one woman was diagnosed in her early twenties, and what she wants others to know about the central...

Here’s a Bra That Helps You Recognize Breast Cancer Symptoms

Love & Nudes filled a gap in the market for women of colour by offering bras that match diverse skin...

Are Tampons Safe? Here’s What an OBGYN Wants You to Know

Renowned OB/GYN Jen Gunter has spent decades tackling damaging fallacies about women’s health and calling out companies and practitioners who...

How Sexism Helped Our Species Thrive

Science writer Cat Bohannon’s new book is a user’s guide to the female...

Meet Our 2023 Health Heroes!

These nine changemakers and determined advocates are working to build communities, welcome newcomers, raise awareness of health-care gaps and change...

How the HIV/AIDs Epidemic in Canada Changed My Family’s Life Forever

Melanie Brooks’s father was infected with HIV from contaminated blood in the mid-1980s. He decided to keep his illness a...

What Is Rebound COVID, and Does Paxlovid Play a Role?

We asked infectious diseases physician Michael Gardam, who’s the medical director of infection control at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto...

30ish Wellness Gifts for Everyone in Your Life

Stumped on how to spoil the ones you love? Shop this selection of feel-good items that’ll make their...

Why Is There a Shortage of Family Doctors in Canada?

Over one in five Canadians don't have a primary care provider.

This Is What It’s Like to Terminate a Pregnancy in Your 40s

The pregnancy was unexpected—as were my conflicting and complex emotions as I navigated the healthcare system through miscarriage and a...

Why I Had a Hysterectomy for Adenomyosis and Fibroids

I wonder what could have happened if my doctors had looked into my symptoms when they first started. Could my...

A Toronto Neurosurgeon Made a Radical Discovery About Brain Cancer

The brain surgeon Gelareh Zadeh discusses a new brain cancer therapy that could buy precious time for terminal patients

This Is When You Should Be Wearing Ear Plugs

We talked to an audiologist about the importance of protecting your hearing at concerts—and also just in everyday...

How to Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke in Canada

An expert explains how wildfire smoke can affect your health, and what you can do about it.

30 Ways to Practise Wellness This Summer

Life's complicated, but your journey to better health doesn't have to be. We've gathered a bouquet of easy, affordable and...

5 Innovative Ways Doctors Treat Skin Cancer

From full-body photographs to topical creams, these are the skin cancer treatment options available in Canada.

Yes, People with Dark Skin Can Get Skin Cancer

Skin cancer may be associated with fair-skinned redheads who freckle and burn easily, but people with darker skin types aren’t...

Your Gums and You

Do you know the risk factors for gum disease? It's time to educate yourself.

10 Surprising Ways Strawberries Can Benefit Your Health

Whether fresh or frozen, there's no denying that strawberries pack a healthy punch.

I’m a Walking PSA for SPF—Don’t Make My Mistakes

I was diagnosed with basal cell skin cancer for the first time in my 20s, and have been dealing with...

A Survivor Shares Her Personal Battle with a Potentially Deadly Disease and the Importance of Being ...

Meningitis B can be fatal, but it's also preventable. Here's everything you need to know

3 Women Tell Us What Happened When They Had a Stroke

Here are the warning signs and prevention tips they wish more people knew about.

4 Smart Ways Women Can Take Charge of Their Health

Hint: Your diet and supplements can work wonders.

Mouth Taping: What Is It, and Is It Actually Worth It? 

We wondered why some people are taping their mouths shut at night, and whether mouth breathing is really all that...

A Field Guide to Your Vaginal Microbiome

And to the many interrelated microorganisms inside that can affect your overall health. Come on in, the water is...self-cleaning and...