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10 Canadian Health Heroes You Need To Know About, STAT

10 Canadian Health Heroes You Need To Know About, STAT

Bragging is so un-Canadian, but we thought it was appropriate to shine the spotlight on a few health heroes who are making our lives better and healthier. #1 The Universal Care CrusaderDr. Danielle Martin, vice-president of medical affairs and healt.. Read More →

What Chemotherapy Is Really Like

What Chemotherapy Is Really Like

Survivors reveal the truth. 1 / 11 Photographee.eu/Shutterstock Chemotherapy is brutalYou hear about chemotherapy—or chemo—in connection with cancer, but it really means the use of drugs to treat any disease. While surgery and radiation therapy c.. Read More →

13 Medical Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

13 Medical Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

The real cause for your fatigue could be a medical problem like anemia or a slow thyroid. Here are some good reasons why you always feel tired. 1 / 14How much sleep do you need?You feel like you’re always going to bed early, but when your alarm goe.. Read More →

10 Daily Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Health

10 Daily Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Health

If you see yourself in any of these scenarios, perhaps the time has come for a reset. 1 / 10 1. Skipping your workoutIf you can’t commit to an hour-long sweat session, don’t fret. New research has found that little movements in your daily life, .. Read More →

What Gynecologists Wish You Knew About Yeast Infections

What Gynecologists Wish You Knew About Yeast Infections

As soon as you feel the scratch coming on, here’s what you need to do. What is a yeast infection?Vaginal yeast infection affects 3 out of 4 women in their lifetime, according to Mayo Clinic. But in order to get rid of it, you’ll have to rec.. Read More →

7 Simple Ways to Make Your Summer Runs More Enjoyable

7 Simple Ways to Make Your Summer Runs More Enjoyable

Hot and humid days can make running a lot more challenging. Here are some simple tips to help keep your outdoor workout routine fun and safe. Summer running tip: do it earlyStudies show a direct relation between higher temperatures and lower perform.. Read More →

50 Reasons Why You’ll Age Better Than Your Parents

50 Reasons Why You’ll Age Better Than Your Parents

From new medical treatments to smarter nutrition, today’s adults have a good shot at living healthier into old age. 1 / 50 Photo Credit: Monkey-Business-Images/Shutterstock More exerciseGetting older doesn’t have to mean becoming frail an.. Read More →

Fatal attraction: The most terrifying beauty practices ever!

Fatal attraction: The most terrifying beauty practices ever!

Normally, I love vintage beauty tips. After all, anything thats stood the test of time for hundreds of years has to be pretty effective. And I like how most of them are all about natural and wholesome ingredients, most of which can be found right .. Read More →

6 Silent Symptoms of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing

6 Silent Symptoms of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing

Rectal bleeding is the most obvious colon cancer symptom, but other signs may be far more subtle. If you notice any of the following signs, talk to your doctor. 1 / 6 iStock/Dean Mitchell You learn you’re anemicColon cancer is one of the most commo.. Read More →

10 Popular Health Trends For a Healthier Tomorrow

10 Popular Health Trends For a Healthier Tomorrow

“Health trend” is practically an oxymoron, say the experts. Fads that go viral are typically based on lots of hype and little evidence. Remember the Blood Type Diet? ThighMaster? Eating your placenta? ’Nuff said. But every now and then, the mas.. Read More →

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