I Was Diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer at Age 34

After feeling "off" for nearly a year before a stage 3 colon cancer diagnosis, this mother of two shares her harrowing experience.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis & You

It’s time we talked about rheumatoid arthritis. Here’s what every woman needs to know.


A_CWY — Is Your Child Missing Coverage for Meningitis B?

The potentially deadly consequences of meningitis B and importance of vaccination.


Your Complete Guide to Bunions, Including How to Prevent and Treat Them

Learning to manage painful bunions could keep you off the operating table. Here's a complete guide to bunion causes, symptoms,...


What to Know About Colorectal Cancer Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Here's what to know about colon cancer symptoms and treatment, as well as how to prevent colorectal cancer with diet,...

Ulcerative Colitis vs Crohn’s Disease: How These Bowel Diseases Differ

What's the difference between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease? Experts compare the two inflammatory bowel diseases, including symptoms, types, and...


5 Signs of Colon Cancer Every Woman Should Know

Colon cancer symptoms in women are similar to those in men, but they can be confused with gynecological issues, like...


What Causes Thumb Pain? 7 Reasons Your Thumb May Hurt

If you have thumb pain it can make everyday tasks difficult. Here are some causes and symptoms of thumb pain,...


Got Buttock Pain? Try These 3 Piriformis Stretches for Relief

Relieve buttock pain and stretch the piriformis muscle with these simple but effective piriformis stretches.


Got a Stiff Neck? Here Are 10 Home Remedies for Neck Pain

From stretches to workplace ergonomics to electrical stimulation (yep), these self-care tips should help you find sweet relief.


6 Bunion Pain Relief Tips from Podiatrists

Many people can relieve bunion pain with at-home remedies. Learn what causes a bunion, symptoms to look for, and what...


My Severe Back Pain Turned Out to Be Due to a Hip Misalignment

A woman's year-long struggle with severe back pain led to an unexpected diagnosis—a hip misalignment.


Can Constipation Really Cause Lower Back Pain?

Constipation can cause back pain, and if you already have low back pain, constipation can make it worse. Here's why...

Should You Use Ice or Heat for Back Pain? What Experts Say

Should you use ice or heat for lower back pain? Our experts weigh in, including the best ways to use...


6 Things That Can Cause Pain Between Your Shoulder Blades

Here's why you may feel pain between your shoulder blades—and how to find relief from the discomfort.


This Is Your Funny Bone—and Why Hitting It Hurts So Much

Hitting your funny bone is no laughing matter. Here's why it's called a funny bone, why hurts so bad—and when...


What You Need to Know Before Taking Biotin Supplements

Marketed for hair and nail growth, biotin supplements have also been shown to skew important medical test results.


A Guide to Back Pain Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Whether it's a slight twinge or major agony, back pain is a common and frustrating problem. Here's how to recognize...


What Causes Lower Back Pain in Women?

Low back pain strikes equally, but there are causes that specifically affect women, ranging from pregnancy to endometriosis.


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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.


Let It Out: 14 Ways a Good Cry Affects Your Mind and Body

We cry when we're happy, sad, angry, frustrated, and moved—but why? We asked the world's leading crying experts to weigh...

30 Healthy Habits to Adopt Now, According to Every Type of Doctor

We asked medical professionals about the healthiest habits that anyone could implement in their everyday lives. Here are their best...


‘We’re Not Doing a Good Enough Job’: How Canada’s Health Gap Is Affecting Women

Three women’s health centres across Canada have joined forces to educate Canadians on the health gap and raise funds for...



What Is Walking Pneumonia? Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Also called atypical pneumonia, walking pneumonia is a different type of upper respiratory infection than regular pneumonia in a few...


What Is Light Therapy? How Light Can Heal a Variety of Health Problems

Whether you’re dealing with depression, acne, pain, or a skin condition, you may be able to feel better or reduce...


How a Reversible Type of Dementia Can be Mistaken for Alzheimer’s Disease

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a treatable form of dementia that targets more than 700,000 Canadians and Americans, yet about 80...