The Sex of Your Surgeon Is, in Fact, a Matter of Life or Death
Female patients treated by male surgeons may be more likely to have adverse outcomes—and more likely to die.
Meet Our 2022 Health Heroes
These inspiring Canadians are working tirelessly to transform lives, advocate for their communities and make sure we get the health...
Is It Covid, the Flu, or Something Else? This At-Home Test Kit Could Help You Find Out
It checks for three common winter illnesses and may help families avoid the ER
Why Is It a Challenge for Women to Get Flat Closure After Mastectomy?
More and more women are choosing flat closure after mastectomy to avoid the additional risks and complications of breast reconstruction...
As a Cancer Journey Coach and Breast Cancer Survivor, I’m Changing the Narrative for Cancer
"Throughout my training, I felt the impact of what I was learning."
The Lesser-Talked-About Side Effect of Menopause
My mom never warned me of this…. A personal essay about peeing yourself.
Home Remedies That Can Help Your Headache Disappear
These natural home remedies for headaches will have you feeling better in no time.
It’s About Time We Talk About Breast Cancer Among Young Women of Colour
Women of colour — especially Black women under the age of 40 — have a disproportionate risk of being diagnosed...
How to Do a Self Breast Exam
Along with routine screenings, frequent at-home examinations are the key to knowing your norm and catching any concerning changes.
Jeanne Beker on Finding Community and Support Through Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis
"It's such a wonderful feeling to know that you've got so many hands to hold."
Why Trans People Are Forced to Self-Advocate for Decent Healthcare
In this candid essay, Jacklynne shares their experience and advice for trans individuals navigating the Canadian health care system.
13 Silent Signs You Have a UTI
The symptoms of a urinary tract infection can range from subtle to very obvious.
Make Hives Disappear With These Simple Home Remedies
Here's how to relieve the itching and get steps on preventing hives and avoiding your triggers.
19 Guaranteed Ways to Boost Your Energy
Tired of feeling tired? We hear you. That's why we rounded up easy ways to boost energy.
Can You Reprogram an Injured Brain?
An expert explains how we can reprogram cells, why the gut-brain connection is so exciting and what personalized medicine means...
“It Sometimes Seems Illogical to Stay in Nursing When I Could Earn More for Much Less Effort i...
Health care workers in Canada are currently fleeing the field, with one out of every four nurses planning to quit...
Urinary Incontinence Affects So Many Women in So Many Ways. Here’s How to Find Some Relief
An expert shares tips on how to stay comfortable when experiencing incontinence.
Nurses Share the Extra Items They Keep On-Hand to Do Their Jobs
You work hard. Nurses work harder. Here’s what three of them pack in their bags to get through a high-stakes...
The Most (and Least) Painful Places to Get a Tattoo
There's a reason popular spots for a tattoo include the shoulder, outer arm, calf, and buttocks.
Natural Home Remedies for Bug Bites You Need in Your Back Pocket
Bug bites are an inevitable part of summer, but you don't have to suffer. Try one of these home remedies...
How Heart Disease Affects Women Differently Than Men
After having a heart attack, Vincenza Spiteri DeBonis, 64, shares her experience of learning to take care of herself and...
The True Cost of an Abortion in Canada, According to an Expert
Abortion is typically covered by insurance for people with a Canadian health card, but there are additional costs that are...
“For All Those Years, No One Told Me Anything”
Roop Bassra, 38, shares her story of living with endometriosis — and how a lack of access to resources led...