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10 Places in the Hospital with the Most Germs

10 Places in the Hospital with the Most Germs

With all the sick people, healthcare workers, and visitors filing in and out, hospitals can be germy places. Be doubly sure to wash up after touching any of these especially dirty spots. 1 / 10 KPG_Payless/Shutterstock Privacy curtainsBacteria, virus.. Read More →

4 Signs of Hypothermia That Are Too Easy to Miss

4 Signs of Hypothermia That Are Too Easy to Miss

Know how to spot signs of hypothermia so you can get the help you (or a loved one) needs quickly. 1 / 9 Alena Ozerova/Shutterstock What is hypothermia?Hypothermia is an abnormally low body temperature after your body loses heat from exposure to the c.. Read More →

13 Health Tweaks to Make in Your 30s to Stay Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

13 Health Tweaks to Make in Your 30s to Stay Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

Yes, this busy decade is often full of new responsibilities, especially in terms of your health. But you don’t need to do a total medical makeover; instead, make these small adjustments to stay fit and in your prime for decades to come. Work .. Read More →

How to Feel Better When You're Totally Hungover

How to Feel Better When You're Totally Hungover

It's the morning after a big night, and you're plagued by a splitting headache and queasy stomach. Here's what you need to do to feel better, fast. What Causes a Hangover?“Dehydration is a major cause,” says John McNeill, professor of p.. Read More →

6 Simple Steps For Improving Memory

6 Simple Steps For Improving Memory

It’s time for some mind control. This is how to become the master of your own brain… and stop forgetting where you put your keys! 1 / 6 ExerciseThe number one tip for maintaining your memory? Exercise. It may seem that your muscles are .. 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 →

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 →

An Apple Watch Saved This Man’s Life — More Than Once

An Apple Watch Saved This Man’s Life — More Than Once

How wearable tech is creating a new generation of empowered patients and health-literate Canadians. Nathan Greene and Susie Adelson are a Toronto-based couple with a seven-year-old son named Hudson. Twelve years ago Nathan’s life drastically ch.. Read More →

13 Common Health Issues You Think You Have—but Probably Don’t

13 Common Health Issues You Think You Have—but Probably Don’t

Here’s what you need to know to get the right information and the right treatment. Gluten sensitivityA spate of celebrities may swear otherwise, but gluten isn’t the devil. In fact, one recent study found that 86 percent of people who t.. Read More →

10 Ways You Never Knew You Were Using the Toilet Wrong

10 Ways You Never Knew You Were Using the Toilet Wrong

You gotta look before you flush, ease up when you wipe, and, yes, there is a right way to hang toilet paper. 1 / 10 iStock/Petar-Chernaev You sit too long…It’s quiet in the bathroom. You can actually lock the door and sit uninterrupted wi.. Read More →

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