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Why Am I Spotting?

Why Am I Spotting?

Spotting can be scary. And often when you go to a doctor, they might tell you it’s “normal.” But we found out why this happens to some women. 1 / 10 illustration credit: shutterstock Is spotting “normal?”Spotting is very unnerving. And inc.. Read More →

7 Health Benefits of Taking Your Lunch Break

7 Health Benefits of Taking Your Lunch Break

A 2017 study conducted by Dalhousie University found that 40 per cent of Canadians are eating lunch at their desks. But skipping the opportunity to escape your work can negatively affect your body, mind and relationships. Benefits of lunch breaksP.. Read More →

Don’t Get Sick! My Favorite Supplements for Immunity

Don’t Get Sick! My Favorite Supplements for Immunity

I dont want to get sick just over here drinking my greens! Photo Credit: Joe Kohen Thank you iHerb for sponsoring this blog post about the best supplements for immunity! Also I have to say it Im not a medical professional and this i.. Read More →

11 Surprising Home Remedies for Constipation Relief

11 Surprising Home Remedies for Constipation Relief

The cure for constipation may be as close as your kitchen! Try these trusted natural cures for quick relief. 1 / 11 Natalie_Barth/Shutterstock Constipation remedy: Sesame seedsSesame seeds make great home remedies for constipation. The oily composit.. Read More →

30 Anti-Aging Secrets That Could Add Years to Your Life

30 Anti-Aging Secrets That Could Add Years to Your Life

While the exact location of the fountain of youth still eludes us, these expert-approved anti-aging secrets can lengthen your life span. 1 / 30 Tomophafan/Shutterstock Deep-six the sugarSugar is public health enemy No. 1 when it comes to aging, says .. Read More →

Women's Sports: How To Deal With Sports Injuries

Women's Sports: How To Deal With Sports Injuries

You did the weekend warrior thing, and then you hurt yourself. Here’s how to safely and strategically overcome an injury. 1 / 6 Women are more likely than men to get injured in sportsIf you are a weekend warrior, then you should pay attention .. Read More →

Singletons Vs Married Folk: Who’s Healthier?

Singletons Vs Married Folk: Who’s Healthier?

Can you blame your partner – or lack there of – for how healthy you are? We found some single vs married studies that suggest you can. 1 / 11 Single vs Married: What lifestyle choice is healthier?Are marrieds healthier than their single friends.. Read More →

3 Cancers on the Rise and What You Should Know to Protect Yourself

3 Cancers on the Rise and What You Should Know to Protect Yourself

While the news on the cancer front is generally encouraging, there are a few cancers that are increasing — particularly among younger Canadians. 1 / 3 photo credit: shutterstocck Thyroid cancer“There’s been a dramatic increase in thyroid cancer.. Read More →

The Most Germ-Infested Things You Touch Every. Single. Day.

The Most Germ-Infested Things You Touch Every. Single. Day.

So gross! 1 / 9 Your Coffee MakerNothing’s more comforting than a cup of coffee in the morning, but here’s a not-so-comforting fact: Your coffee machine’s water reservoir is the fifth germiest item in your home, according to tests .. Read More →

The Worst Emergency Room Wait Times in Canada

The Worst Emergency Room Wait Times in Canada

Here are the provinces that suffer from the longest emergency room wait times in Canada and what you, as a patient, can do to wait for less. 1 / 8 Photo Credit: Pexels We The PatientsWe Canadians may be notoriously polite, but as emergency room pati.. Read More →

42 Strange Symptoms That Can Signal a Serious Disease

42 Strange Symptoms That Can Signal a Serious Disease

So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious. Here’s how to tell the difference. 1 / 42 Your neck looks dirtyA rash-like discolouration called acanthosis nigri.. Read More →

40 Ways to Slash Your Risk of Osteoporosis

40 Ways to Slash Your Risk of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can be a devastating disease, but the good news is that it’s preventable. Here are some steps you can take to decrease your risk. 1 / 40 Know your Osteoporosis riskOsteoporosis is characterized by weak bones that are more likely t.. Read More →

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