Here’s where you’ll gain insight into the Canadian healthcare system and find answers to the questions you’ve always wondered about. Learn the signs of a stroke, why mammograms should happen before the age of 50 and if IV vitamin therapy is actually beneficial.

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.

4 Smart Ways Women Can Take Charge of Their Health

Hint: Your diet and supplements can work wonders.

Mouth Taping: What Is It, and Is It Actually Worth It? 

We wondered why some people are taping their mouths shut at night, and whether mouth breathing is really all that...

A Field Guide to Your Vaginal Microbiome

And to the many interrelated microorganisms inside that can affect your overall health. Come on in, the water is...self-cleaning and...

What’s With All the Vaginal Creams, Wipes and Gummies?

We asked Laura Sycuro and Deborah Money—a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of British Columbia and the...

What Can At-Home DIY Test Kits Tell Us About Our Vaginas?

We asked two experts if they're worth adding-to-cart.

When Was the Last Time You Donated Blood?

Canadians talk a big game about the value of donating blood—60 percent of us said it was important to do—but...

This Tech Pro Says AI Is Ready to Revolutionize Our Health Care in Canada

Tech strategist Azra Dhalla shares how artificial intelligence can improve Canada’s health care system.

Waiting Until Age 50 for Mammograms Is Too Late—Especially for Black Women

Canada’s national breast cancer screening guidelines advise waiting until age 50 for regular mammograms. But many experts, researchers and patients...

What You Need to Know About How Menopause and Perimenopause Affect Women

Fact: We’re not talking enough about perimenopause and menopause. Always Discreet and Always want to help prepare you for this...

“I’m Waiting for a Kidney Transplant. Again.”

June Jones has lived more than half her life with kidney disease.

Everything You Don’t Know About Kidney Disease (But Should)

One in 10 Canadians has kidney disease––and not all of them know it yet

Erectile Dysfunction—A Warning for Your Health

Half of Canadian men aged 40 to 70 are affected by erectile dysfunction yet most don’t know this common condition...

Can IV Drips Really Help Treat Your Fatigue, Low Vitamin Levels and Hangover?

We asked experts if this trend is a waste of your money—and whether it's safe.

My Doctor Prescribed Me Ozempic for Weight Loss—Here’s What I’ve Learned

Ozempic—the injectable drug that helps treat type 2 diabetes and supports weight loss—is in high demand right now. Writer Marci...

A Science-Backed, Data-Forward, Awfully Sobering Guide for Women Who Drink Alcohol

That small glass of red wine we've loved to have with dinner is no longer considered "healthy." And it gets...

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14 Virtual Care Services in Canada You Need to Know About

Not feeling well? Have a health concern? Need a prescription filled? These Canadian virtual healthcare services can help you from...

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Understanding Post-Stroke Spasticity

You may know how to recognize the signs of stroke, but do you know how to REACT?

The Sex of Your Surgeon Is, in Fact, a Matter of Life or Death

Female patients treated by male surgeons may be more likely to have adverse outcomes—and more likely to die.

Meet Our 2022 Health Heroes

These inspiring Canadians are working tirelessly to transform lives, advocate for their communities and make sure we get the health...

Is It Covid, the Flu, or Something Else? This At-Home Test Kit Could Help You Find Out

It checks for three common winter illnesses and may help families avoid the ER

Manage Aches and Pains to Live Your Best Life

Chiropractic care can help you feel good again, so you can get back to what’s important.

Why Is It a Challenge for Women to Get Flat Closure After Mastectomy?

More and more women are choosing flat closure after mastectomy to avoid the additional risks and complications of breast reconstruction...

As a Cancer Journey Coach and Breast Cancer Survivor, I’m Changing the Narrative for Cancer

"Throughout my training, I felt the impact of what I was learning."

The Lesser-Talked-About Side Effect of Menopause

My mom never warned me of this…. A personal essay about peeing yourself.

Home Remedies That Can Help Your Headache Disappear

These natural home remedies for headaches will have you feeling better in no time.

It’s About Time We Talk About Breast Cancer Among Young Women of Colour

Women of colour — especially Black women under the age of 40 — have a disproportionate risk of being diagnosed...

How to Do a Self Breast Exam

Along with routine screenings, frequent at-home examinations are the key to knowing your norm and catching any concerning changes.

Jeanne Beker on Finding Community and Support Through Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

"It's such a wonderful feeling to know that you've got so many hands to hold."

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These All-Natural Home Remedies Can Help Boost Your Energy

Did you know that feeling tired is the number one health complaint? Try these natural home remedies for fatigue.