5 Ways to Avoid Digestive Problems on the Go Spending more time in traffic or on transit than at the table? Prevent the digestive upset that often comes along with on-the-go eating habits.

5 ways to avoid digestive problems on the go

6 Skin Flaws that Give Away Your Age Your skin ages right along with the rest of you. But as you get wiser and more worldly, your skin can look worse for the wear. Reveal younger-looking skin by dealing with these 6 aging skin give-aways.

Are you showing your age? Are you starting to see age spots? Broken blood vessels on your face? Can you spot rough scaly patches? Don't forget your hands! Got blotchy skin?

Acne: It's Not Just for Teens You may have thought you had outgrown zits when you outgrew arguing with your parents about curfew. But pimples can persist into adulthood, and acne at any time in your life can leave physical and emotional scars.

Babies get acne, too? Causes of adult acne Treating adult acne What can you do about acne scars?

Active Living An active lifestyle is the key to keeping fit and healthy. Read on for tips on nutrition and injury prevention.

Athlete, heal thyself

Aging Skin and Wrinkles Can you diminish the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines? Learn more about how your skin ages and ways you can care for mature skin.

Antioxidant vitamins that fight wrinkles How skin thickness affects wrinkling How to deal with the 2 types of wrinkles Need some help to manage those fine lines? What causes wrinkles?

Allergies and the Great Outdoors Don't let allergies keep you from getting outside and enjoying the great outdoors! Learn how to control your allergies so that you can enjoy an active life. With a little know-how and some practical advice, you can breathe easy and remain allergy-free.

Enjoying an active life outside Leaves of three aren't itch-free! Little bites, big pains Pack your bags and your allergy medications

Allergies in Motherhood New or expecting mothers have a lot on their minds, so they may not be thinking about their allergies – but their allergies may still be there, and allergy medications can be a cause of concern during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

Sneeze-free the natural way

Allergy and Asthma Millions of Canadians suffer from allergies and asthma. When your immune system identifies a normally harmless material as a threat, it can set off symptoms like sniffles, sneezes, rashes, or breathing problems.

Hay fever Poison ivy

Allergy Prevention and Treatment How do you keep allergies at bay?

Avoiding indoor allergens Avoiding outdoor allergens Eye drops Nasal medications Oral medications

Allergy Signs and Symptoms Allergy symptoms may include the following: sneezing runny nose itchy throat, nose, roof of the mouth itchy, watery or red eyes congestion Although allergies and colds have similar symptoms, there are some telltale signs that can help you differentiate between them. If you aren't sure whether you have allergies or just a cold, ask your health professional.

Allergy signs and symptoms

Back to School: A Healthy Start It's September and the back-to-school bell is sounding. As a parent, you want to help your child get off to a good start for the school year. The place to begin is here, where you can find a selection of healthy tips for boosting your pint-sized pupil's physical and emotional well-being.

Look out for a pair of parasites

Bedwetting Mythbusting Don't fall for these myths that can turn a harmless development stage into a nightmare.

Top bedwetting falsehoods – busted!

Bedwetting vs. Potty Training Did you know that bedwetting is not the same thing as a potty training accident? Find out the difference.

Bedwetting vs. Potty Training

Bedwetting: Nighttime Survival Strategies Here are some simple strategies to help you and your child have a dry night:

Bedwetting: Nighttime survival strategies

Caring for Your Child's Sensitive Skin: 5 Top Parent Tips Children have thinner and more delicate skin than adults, so it's more sensitive to irritation. Here are the top 5 tips to help parents care for a child's sensitive skin.

Caring for your child's sensitive skin: 5 top parent tips

Childbirth and Incontinence Do you have urinary incontinence? Are you currently pregnant or have recently given birth? Find out how pregnancy can affect incontinence.

Childbirth and incontinence

Constipation So many different things can affect bowel habits – age, medications, general health and diet, social and cultural influences. But when constipation (irregularity) becomes a regular part of your life, you may wonder how common it really is.

An ounce of prevention... Can't go? Getting things moving again Is shift work affecting more than your sleep schedule? Useful tips and resources for constipation What's a kid to do?

Constipation and Incontinence Do you have urinary incontinence? Have you ever thought about whether constipation may be affecting it? Find out how constipation can affect urinary incontinence.

Constipation and incontinence

Cope with Bedwetting: Get Your Child Involved How you handle bedwetting in the moment is important to your child's well being. Learn how to boost in-the-moment confidence.

Bedwetting first response: "do's" that work

Dandruff and Flaky Scalp So, you've noticed flakes and your scalp feels itchy. You might have dandruff, or it could be another similar scalp problem. Know the signs and symptoms so you can choose the best way to free yourself of flakes.

Could it be psoriasis?

Dandruff FAQ So, you spotted a few flakes and now you're scratching your head over what's causing your dandruff? Here are answers to 7 commonly asked questions about dandruff.

Dandruff FAQ

Diabetes Self-Care When you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugar is just the start. You need to take care of yourself too.

Caring for your feet when you have diabetes Diabetes and your skin Diabetes: caring for your eyes Diabetes: when to call my health care provider How to take care of yourself when you're sick

Diarrhea - Did You Know? Most of us have had diarrhea at some point in our lives. Find out why we get it and what you can do to manage your diarrhea. Test your knowledge with our "true or false" questions, and learn some interesting facts about diarrhea.

How to find diarrhea relief Interesting facts about diarrhea More information on diarrhea Test your diarrhea knowledge! Why people get diarrhea

Dressing for All Occasions Deciding what to wear when you have incontinence doesn't have to be a hassle. Find out tips on dressing for all occasions.

Dressing for all occasions

Dry Mornings for Bedwetters Your child is growing up fast! They're going to school, learning new things, making new friends, and being a kid! The last thing they - and you - want to worry about is bedwetting. Find a few effective ways to cope with bedwetting and learn how your child can wake up to a dry morning.

Waking up to a dry morning

Eat Your Way to a Healthier-Looking Scalp To keep your scalp in good condition, you may turn to antidandruff shampoos. But the foods you eat - and don't eat - can also affect the condition of your scalp.

Eat your way to a healthier-looking scalp

FAQs about Allergies and Medications People with allergies often take their medications only when they have symptoms that bother them. But to get the most out of your allergy medication, it's best to take it regularly, even when you are not experiencing symptoms. This ensures that you get optimal relief from your medication.

What is a common medication mistake that people with Allergies make?

Foot Care: Put Some Spring in Your Step Your feet are your foundation. Find out how to take better care of your feet – from practicing good posture and choosing the right shoes to fixing foot flaws like corns and bunions.

Fix 5 foot flaws

Habits of a Healthy Scalp Have a scalp problem? Whether your scalp is dry, itchy, or sensitive, you can add a soothing scalp massage to your daily routine to ease your symptoms and help keep your scalp healthy.

Everyday scalp rituals Sensitive scalp rituals

Hair Apparent: Keeping Your Scalp Healthy You may be one of the many Canadians who take action to protect their skin from the harsh winter weather. But don't forget that your scalp is skin too – and there are ways to keep it healthy. And remember that healthy hair starts with a healthy scalp! Read on about common scalp concerns and what you can do to maintain the health of your scalp and hair.

Finding a balance for dry and oily hair Hair to stay? Splitting hairs over dandruff Time's a-ticking for aging hair

Head Lice Treatment Precautions You want those head lice banished – quickly, but most of all, safely. Find out more about the precautions to take when treating for head lice.

Head lice treatment precautions: what parents need to know

Headaches Everyone knows what it's like to get a headache. The all-too-familiar throbbing pain and nagging pressure can often strike when we're feeling stressed, tired, or emotionally upset. But there are ways to prevent and relieve headaches. Read on to get the "heads up" on head pain. And while you're at it, get tips on medicine cabinet cleaning – don’t let all that clutter make your headache even worse!

Kids get them too Make it stop!

Healthy Hair Essentials Admit it: we've all looked longingly at the perfect coif of the woman sitting across from us on the bus, enviously wondering how she keeps her hair looking so healthy and well-groomed, and so shiny. What's her secret? What exactly aren't you doing to get healthy, vibrant hair? What's with the split ends, dandruff, and greasy hair? Let's unravel the essentials for healthy hair care.

Answering your hair questions

Healthy Skin by the Numbers Your skin shields your body from the world. Repay the favour by following these healthy habits and skin-sational strategies.

4 habits that harm your skin 6 habits that help your skin

Home Remedies for Head Lice Do home remedies for head lice really get rid of the creepy crawlies, once and for all?

Do home remedies for head lice work?

Impetigo Learn all about this very common - and highly contagious - skin infection.


Interesting Ways to Prepare for Flu Season Are you ready for this year's flu season? Have you thought of all the ways to be prepared? Learn more about preparing for the flu season.

Interesting ways to prepare for flu season

Keeping a Healthy Smile One of the first things people see is your smile... but keeping your teeth and gums healthy can keep you smiling for reasons you may not have thought of. Find out how oral health affects your overall health and how to best care for your teeth and gums.

Prevention of gum and tooth problems

Oh No! Not Another Yeast Infection Does this sound familiar? A yeast infection is bad enough the first time it occurs. But what if it keeps coming back? If you suffer from frequent yeast infections, find out why this happens and what you can do about it!

Finally my yeast infection is gone. What can I do to keep it that way? Frequent yeast infections? Why me? Getting rid of the yeast infection for good! Is it time to see my doctor about my yeast infections?

Preparing to Quit Smoking The most common reasons for relapsing to smoking are a lack of commitment, a lack of preparation, and unexpected situations/stressors. Of these 3 reasons for relapse, lack of preparation is the most common.

Preparing to quit smoking

Quitting Smoking: The Road to Recovery Whether you're thinking about quitting or have quit, this article will give you valuable tips on dealing with cravings and weight gain.

Quitting smoking: The road to recovery

Quitting Smoking? Your Pharmacist Can Help Anyone who has quit smoking can tell you it isn't easy but they'll also tell you that it's well worth it. Having support tools, including professional smoking cessation counselling, can increase your chances of quitting successfully. Did you know that your pharmacist can play an important role in your path to joining the millions of people who have quit smoking?

Your pharmacist can help you quit smoking

Scalp Care by the Seasons As the months go by, your scalp gets exposed to sun, rain, snow, wind, and all types of conditions. Take time to give your scalp some season-specific TLC.

Scalp care by the seasons

Seniors' Health Canada's population is graying, with over 7 million seniors - people aged 65 and over - making up almost 19% of our population as of 2021. And that number is growing fast as more of us are living longer, healthier lives. Here are some tips for healthy living in your "golden years."

Can't sleep a wink?

Should I Call in Sick? You're not feeling the greatest today - a fever, cough, sore throat, small headache - but that report needs to be on your manager's desk by noon. You think you can handle it. Can you? Or should you call in sick?

Should I call in sick?

Skin Care in Your 30s and Beyond Adapt your skin care routines to target the 5 areas most likely to give away your age.

Skin care in your 30s and beyond

Sleep: Getting a Good Night's Worth Like good nutrition and exercise, adequate sleep is part of a healthy lifestyle. Sleep deprivation is an unrecognized cause of many problems, including accidents, illness, and poor job performance. It affects many people, and it's on the rise. Find out how your sleep habits could be affecting you, and what you can do to get a good night's sleep.

Are you getting enough sleep? Problems caused by sleep deprivation Sleep disorders Tips on getting a good night's sleep

Sleeping Through the Night with Colds or Allergies Don't let colds and allergies steal your good night's sleep. Find out how to get through the night.

Sleeping through the night with colds or allergies

Sports Injuries With all the health benefits of staying active and physically fit, exercising might be an important part of your day-to-day life. While you might not think of whatever you're doing as being hazardous, sports injuries often go with the territory. Here are some tips to help make your workouts safer.

Athlete, heal thyself

Stop Smoking Smoking is a powerful addiction that can take a heavy toll on the health of anyone who lights up, as well as their family, friends and co-workers. But there's a host of strategies that can help smokers butt out for good. Read on to learn more about how to quit and how to make your home and car smoke-free.

Quitting smoking - methods that can help

Summer Skin Hazards Get tips on how to take care of summer skin that has been bitten, burned, and bothered.

Bug off, bug bites! Protect your skin from 3 summertime rashes Sunburn relief toolkit

Sun Protection Here's how to enjoy the sun without putting yourself at increased risk.

Sunscreen: a user's guide

Sun Safe Skin Summer is a time for the great outdoors for many people. As a result of the thinning ozone layer, spending more time outside also means more exposure to the sun's potentially harmful ultraviolet rays. Read on for general facts about sun safety, the numbers associated with sunscreens, and tips on how you can protect even the youngest members of your family.

Sun lovers beware Sun smarts for kids Sunscreen: Know your numbers

Sun Safety Don't let the warm weather and hot sun catch you with your guard down. Be prepared for sun and travel.

Fun in the sun

The 10 Commandments of a Healthy Digestive System Are you prone to stomachaches of epic proportions? Prevent future indigestion by heeding these 10 essentials to a healthy digestive system.

The 10 commandments of a healthy digestive system

The Great Outdoors Enjoying the outdoors is a great way to get exercise and fresh air. Here are some pointers on staying safe and dealing with common health issues.

Hay fever Poison ivy Tick trouble

The Impact of Bedwetting on Your Child You may be aware of what bedwetting is, but do you know how it's affecting your child? Find out more information about this condition and its impact on your child.

Coping with bedwetting: what you can do

Tips for Managing Incontinence Find out a few things you can do during your daily routine to help manage incontinence.

Tips for day-to-day management of incontinence

Travel Health At last - it's time for that well-deserved sunny vacation. To make sure that illness doesn't spoil your fun, read our practical pointers on staying healthy and avoiding some common infections and other travel ailments.

Motion sickness Tick trouble

Understanding Why Bedwetting Happens Bedwetting is different from daytime accidents. Find out what the best thing is to do about it.

The truth about wetting the bed

West Nile Virus Summer brings not only sunshine and cottage getaways but mosquitoes, too. Should you be concerned about the West Nile virus? What are the real risks? Find out the facts on the West Nile virus and things you can do to protect yourself and your family this summer.

How to protect yourself against West Nile Virus

What Causes Heartburn and Indigestion? We've all heard the proverb, "the way to the heart is through the stomach." Anyone who has suffered indigestion or heartburn knows that when your stomach is upset, everything is upset.

"What's up, Doc?" Heartburn – more than just a nuisance? Ulcers and the germ connection What is indigestion?

What If It's Not a Yeast Infection? Did you know that more than half of all women who think they have a yeast infection actually have a different condition instead? Find out why it's so important to visit your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Bacterial vaginosis Chemicals, allergies, and vaginal irritation Should you self-diagnose a yeast infection?

What to Do When Your Child Has a Rash What should you do if you notice a rash on your child's skin? First, don't panic!

What to do when your child has a rash

When Your Child Has the Flu: How to Help Your child has the flu. Learn what you can do to help them feel better and more comfortable.

When your child has the flu: How to help

Workplace Health and Safety In Canada, hundreds of people are injured every day on the job. What can you do to stay safe and healthy at work?

When an injury happens

Yeast Infections: Fact vs. Fiction Think you know all about yeast infections, what they feel like, and how to control them? When it comes to separating yeast infection fact from fiction, you might be surprised. While there's a lot of info out there, it's not always sound. Can you handle the truth?

Are you what you eat? Be the queen of hygiene Can natural supplements help yeast infections? You go, girl – to get a proper diagnosis!

Your "Bad Cold, Busy Day" Survival Guide Learn how to get through a busy day when you have a bad cold.

How "mini-escapes" can help when you have a cold How to get a good night's rest when you have a cold How to get through a busy day with a cold

Your Winter Skin Survival Guide Winter can be tough on your skin. For many people, the season brings dry, itchy skin and other skin problems. Find out how to protect your skin from the harsh winter weather.

Sunscreen is for winter too! When it's more than dry skin: eczema Winter skin care essentials Winter sports: saving your skin