5 Air Purifiers That Capture Wildfire Smoke Particles and So Much More
Indoor air purifiers can clean the air in your home to eliminate dust, pollen, dander and particles from wildfire smoke. Here are the best ones available in Canada.
Why You—Yes, You!—Have Got to Try Stand-Up Paddleboarding
SUP is a joyous water sport that is good for every age, every body and every ability.
Warning: Your Showers Are About to Get a Lot Longer (But Not for the Reason You Think)
There’s a new showerhead on the market made by a company you probably wouldn’t expect—a sex toy company.
5 Women’s Soccer Players Inspiring the World
Women's soccer is flourishing as never before. More than a billion people watched the 2019 Women's World Cup, and this...
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 These Urdu Language Books for Kids Enhance Connection, Cognition and Mental Health
Masooma Aftab and her husband, Hamid Rizvi, noticed their kids hesitated to speak Urdu with family and friends, and knew...
This Grandmother and “Trash Activist” Stays Fit by Collecting Litter from Vancouver to N...
And she can still do a cartwheel, too.
How Music Therapy Can Become Medicine for Hospital Patients
This palliative care nurse shows how music therapy can ease patient pain, decrease anxiety and help loved ones connect.
How to Have a Financial Intervention—for Your Aging Parent
Discussing finances with aging family members can be fraught—as my siblings and I learned during a recent emergency “intervention” with...
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.
This Is Why We Need to Talk More About Sex, and Our Intimate Body Parts, at Every Age
Family doctor Sheila Wijayasinghe is on a mission to banish body shame and speak out about sexual health—with her patients...
This South Asian Exercise Coach Is Challenging the “One-Size-Fits-All” Approach to Women...
Hina Laeeque coaches South Asian women and champions ethnicity-specific recommendations for movement, nutrition and disease prevention.
How I Coped After My Husband Was Diagnosed With the Same Cancer My Father Died Of
In this excerpt from her memoir, Everything All At Once, Montreal-born Steph Catudal explores the pain she felt when her...
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...
Bungee Cord Fitness: The High-Intensity, Low-Impact Exercise You Need to Try
And of course, it's a lot of fun, too.
5 Innovative Ways Doctors Treat Skin Cancer
From full-body photographs to topical creams, these are the skin cancer treatment options available in Canada.
Eco-Anxiety Keeping You Up at Night? Here’s What to Do
Climate change can be overwhelming. Here’s how to process those feelings of helplessness and move past paralysis.
22 Picks for a Fuss-Free Flight
Your next time up in the air will be a much more pleasant experience with these must-haves on hand.
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...
Prone to Bruises? Here’s How this Daisy Doppelgänger Can Help You Heal
Arnica montana is a plant that's been used for medicinal purposes for five centuries—but many of us still don’t know...
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...
Should You Be Worried About Your Sexless Marriage?
The short answer: Not necessarily—but you need to find a way to talk about it. Here's what to do, according...
How to Differentiate Between Real Self-Care and Faux Self-Care
In Real Self-Care, psychiatrist Pooja Lakshmin skewers wellness products and practices marketed to women as remedies, and offers a roadmap...