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5 strange-but-true health cures
Who says scientists lack imagination? These strange-but-true health studies prove medical researchers are thinking outside...
How to do a thyroid self-exam
Learn the facts about thyroid cancer and find out how to monitor yourself for abnormalities
How to use online health information
Many websites are packed with pertinent health information'but many others are untrustworthy. Here's how to...
4 signs you’re a cyberchondriac
The Internet is packed with information about health conditions'but when does diligent research turn into...
Is your thyroid normal or is it time to get checked?
The incidence of thyroid disease seems to be rising dramatically. But we often dismiss the...
September health Q&A
Is antibacterial soap worth it, are generic drugs equal to the original and will eating...
All you need to know about migraines
A migraine is more than just a bad headache'it can have a major effect on...
Best Health News: September 2009
A better test for cervical cancer, what to plant now and a surprising fact about...
Are you committing these health crimes?
You might be trying to live a healthy life, but some supposedly healthy habits could...
Are cellphones bad for your health?
Cellphones may be harmful, and kids could be the most vulnerable. Here's why, and how...
8 steps to a healthier pregnancy
Get relief from common pregnancy complaints like back pain, swollen feet, heartburn and fatigue
Best Health News: August 2009
From a new gadget to help with your breast self exams to the best way...
Canada’s best medical care for women
These five female-focused hospitals are leading the way in medical care for women
Which deodorant is right for you?
Stressing about perspiration? Find out which over-the-counter option is right for you, from natural deodorants...
What to do if you sweat too much
Feel like you sweat more than the average person? You could have hyperhidrosis'here's what to do
5 simple rules for your healthiest life
Confused by conflicting health information? You don't need to be'living a healthy life is simple...
My healthy life: Charmaine Brett
International aid worker Charmaine Brett knows how to de-stress under extreme conditions
6 health questions, solved
The bottom-line truth on everyday health questions, based on the freshest research findings
How to beat jet lag
A nutritionist and sleep doctor let us in on good food choices and how to handle jet lag like a star
How you can help end cancer
Cancer's effect on Canadians is staggering'and Best Health is trying to make a difference. Learn...
Get relief from heartburn symptoms
Suffering from heartburn? Learn about the triggers to avoid and the over-the-counter medications that will...
3 steps for living well with asthma
Felita Kwan, a respiratory therapist and asthma sufferer, doesn't let her asthma slow her down....
Canada’s healthiest cities 2009
How healthy are the residents of your city? Best Health crunched the numbers on five...
5 reasons to start your own health blog
Whether you've got a specific goal to reach or just want to lead a healthier...
Hospital infections: Are you at risk?
Each year some seven percent of hospital admissions'an estimated 222,000 Canadians'pick up an infection while...
Tooth care on the go
To stay on top of your oral health, pack these products in your purse or...
The oral-care products you really need
Shopping the dental-care aisle can be a confusing experience. Here are some expert picks on...
My healthy life: Maureen Taylor
What journalist (and medical student) Maureen Taylor learned from her years as a health reporter
9 myths and truths about epilepsy
Epilepsy affects more than 50 million people worldwide, yet most of us have only a hazy...
A promising breast cancer program worth supporting
PYNK helps women under 40 navigate breast-cancer treatment while helping to preserve their fertility, sanity and...
“I learned to live with osteoporosis.”
A chance test revealed Jo-Anne Beer's osteoporosis'a healthy lifestyle helped her maintain her health
My healthy life: Anna Olson
Celebrity chef Anna Olson mixes short-term pleasures with a long-term philosophy