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.

Mental Health Resources for Indigenous Peoples

A guide to mental health resources and supports for Indigenous Peoples, including multiple Indigenous-led programs.

Bring Down a Fever Naturally With These Home Remedies

If you're suffering from a low fever, these natural remedies may help you keep cool and comfortable.

The Health Benefits of Honey (Beyond Soothing Sore Throats)

Only in recent years have scientists discovered the science behind the health benefits of honey, long put to good use...

A Guide to Neck Pain Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, and Relief

Here's how to get rid of neck pain, from potential causes and treatments to how to prevent and manage neck...

The Real Reasons You Had a Nightmare Last Night

Are bad dreams keeping you up at night? Nightmares aren’t just for children—they’re actually very common in adults.

Flu Season Is Going to Hit Hard. Here’s How to Prepare

Cold and flu season is here in Canada, and amid the 4th wave of COVID-19, experts are warning it could be worse than flu season 2020.

This Urine Colour Chart Reveals Exactly What Your Pee Colour Means

Your urine colour can sometimes be a surprise, whether it's bright yellow or even red or violet. Here's what you...

What Cholesterol Levels Mean and Why They Matter

Your cholesterol levels are a key indicator of your risk of heart disease. Here's all the information you need to...

How Often Should You Floss?

Experts share why you should floss, and what happens when you skip it. Plus, what determines how often you should...

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Vital—And So Are These

If you’ve fallen behind on any vaccines, now is the time to catch up.

Sofia Vergara’s Thyroid Cancer Experience Is an Important Reminder for All

"When you’re young and you hear that word ‘cancer,’ your mind goes to so many places but I tried not...

The Cultural (and Racist) History of ‘Cleanliness’ in Canada

Celebrities like Jake Gyllenhaal and Dax Shepard freely admit to bucking conventional personal hygiene practices—and as writer Tayo Bero explains,...

“I Am Astounded That I Survived”

The story behind a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed heart condition that's affecting Canadian women

How Often Should You Pee? 11 Causes of Frequent Urination

Feeling like you need to pee all the time isn't something to ignore, but frequent urination may not be something...

My Breast Lump Wasn’t Cancer—It Was a Sign of High Cholesterol

After discovering breast lumps, Kris Olsen thought she was in for a cancer diagnosis. Instead, her doctor diagnosed her with...

How The Pandemic Started New Conversations About My Parkinson’s

I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease at 28. During the pandemic, my family started having more open communications about my...

What Are Endocrine Disruptors? How These Chemicals Affect the Body

Here's what you need to know about endocrine disrupting chemicals, where they are found, and how to avoid them.

9 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergy Testing

Food allergy testing, including things like a skin prick test, is one of the best ways to find out if...

A Psychologist’s Guide to Preparing for Back to School 2021

Writer Hannah Sung and Dr. Janine Hubbard on navigating the unfamiliar territory of a post-pandemic back to school.

Post-Pandemic Emotional Recovery: How Are You Doing?

As we inch out of lockdown, there are a lot of feelings to contend with. Here’s why that’s okay.

How the Pandemic Changed How We Feel When We Feel Left Out

The new FOMO: This is why missing plans is more anxiety-inducing after lockdown.

What Does Hypoallergenic Really Mean?

A product labeled "hypoallergenic" should contain few or no allergens (and a pet should be less likely to cause an...

What Anti-Racism Means and What It Means to Be Anti-Racist

It's not enough to get mad about racial inequality. You have to do something about it.

10 Doctor-Recommended Ways to Make Getting an IUD Less Painful

Yes, it can hurt. And yes, it's definitely worth it.

A Guide to Allergy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Allergies making your life miserable? Here's what you need to know about them, including the causes, symptoms and treatments for...

How Learning an Instrument as an Adult Helped Me With Brain Fog and Anxiety

During the pandemic, I tried meditation, exercise and sleeping more—but it was learning to play the guitar that...

Should You Use Hemp Oil? What Experts Want You to Know

Most CBD oil products these days come from hemp. This is what you need to know about hemp oil and...

What You Need to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Sunscreen Recall in Canada

Johnson & Johnson is recalling select sunscreen products after a cancer-causing chemical was detected in some samples.

My Eyesight Is Getting Worse. Could It Be Related to the Pandemic?

Canadian experts share how the pandemic may have impacted our eye health, and what to do about it.