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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...



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...


Six Ways to Manage Caregiver Burnout

Caregiving demands physical, mental and emotional stamina. To give the best care to your loved one, start with caring for...


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...


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...


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...


The Allure of Romance Novels

Sexy romance books are all over TikTok, which has led to a surge in demand for such spicy reads. Here's...


Inside the Apartment Where Researchers Study How to Age in Place

Get a tour of the "home within a lab," where new products to help keep seniors safe—like cameras, motion sensors...

A Former Mayor-Turned-Doctor on Second Careers and Being a Lifelong Learner

Karina Pillay on going to medical school mid-life and becoming a family doctor after leading her small town through a...


Wondering Why You’re Spotting? A Doctor Weighs In

Often, your doctor will tell you it's "normal"—here's why.


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.


We Need to Talk More About Fertility

Here, women open up about their fertility journeys in an effort to help and support others facing barriers to build...


4 Smart Ways Women Can Take Charge of Their Health

Hint: Your diet and supplements can work wonders.