Health

4 Wellness Elixir Recipes to Boost Your Immunity This Season

4 Wellness Elixir Recipes to Boost Your Immunity This Season

In order to stay healthy, carve out some time for a daily elixir. 1 / 4 Coffee ElixirUnlike traditional coffee, this adaptogen elixir won’t stimulate or irritate your adrenals, give you the jitters or irritate your bowels. It will support your bod.. 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 Most (and the Least) Polluted Cities in the World

The Most (and the Least) Polluted Cities in the World

Tracking the levels of tiny particulates that can cause respiratory health issues, IQ Air spills the beans on the most polluted cities around the globe. 1 / 16 Marcin Mierzejewski/Shutterstock Most polluted: Gurugram, IndiaIQ Air—it develops techn.. Read More →

One Woman's Story:

One Woman's Story:

We know to wear SPF, stay out of the sun and avoid tanning beds. Yet skin cancer rates continue to rise in Canada, despite the fact that most cases are preventable. Maybe this first-hand story will help? 1 / 5 I was wrong about my moleI always thou.. Read More →

14 Ways Toxins Are Sneaking into Your House

14 Ways Toxins Are Sneaking into Your House

With all the green products, you’d think your home is mostly toxin-free. But some sneaky ingredients and contaminated products still pose a problem. 1 / 16 Breadmaker/Shutterstock How clean is your house?You may scrub, sweep, dust, and declutte.. Read More →

40 Risks Everyone Should Take Before Turning 40

40 Risks Everyone Should Take Before Turning 40

As if 30 wasn’t stressful enough—40 is now here and you might be grasping with the concept of a new decade. If so, consider this your permission slip, bucket list, checklist, and complete guide to taking the risks you were born to make. 1 / 4.. Read More →

11 Health Secrets Your Hands Are Trying to Tell You

11 Health Secrets Your Hands Are Trying to Tell You

Give them a once-over. From a weak grip to long fingers and rashes to nail problems, your mitts are sending you important messages about your health, including your risk of disease and the length of your life. Here’s how to listen. Pressmaster.. 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 →

Shop These Canadian Picks to Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Shop These Canadian Picks to Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Roughly 72 Canadian women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day. These Canadian brands want to help. 1 / 11 Photo Credit: Knix Shop for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober marks the official kick-off to Breast Cancer Awareness month, an annual.. Read More →

11 Things Your Doctor Can Tell Just By Looking at You

11 Things Your Doctor Can Tell Just By Looking at You

Think you’re the picture of perfect health? Your doctor knows better. 1 / 11 A great posture represents a happy state of beingWhen a patient first walks into her office, Lillie Rosenthal, MD, DO, takes a long hard look at their posture. If som.. 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 →

15 Silent Signs You Have a UTI

15 Silent Signs You Have a UTI

The symptoms of a urinary tract infection can range from subtle to very obvious. 1 / 16 Symptoms of a urinary tract infectionThere’s nothing pleasant about suffering from a urinary tract infection — just ask anyone who’s experienced one. Unfort.. Read More →