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Check out Best Health's greatest hits from the year that was
Could your medication be harming your health?
Here's a look at some commonly used drugs, with tips to help you minimize your...
6 health secrets from Arlene Dickinson
Dragons' Den star Arlene Dickinson has a penchant for running half-marathons'and taking care of her...
4 health quirks explained
Have you ever wondered what causes spontaneous itches or why you sometimes wake up with...
Are Canadians too fat?
Think we're thinner than our American counterparts? Think again. Find out why Canada is suffering...
Could he have low testosterone?
If your guy seems unusually lethargic, he could have low testosterone
5 habits you thought were healthy but aren’t
It takes effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Make sure you're not wasting time with...
5 habits you thought weren’t healthy but are
Find out what seemingly unhealthy habits are actually good for you
10 ways to stay healthy on the cheap
Add up the costs of healthy food, exercise and beauty products and you'll see that...
7 healthy habits for your liver
Here are some suggestions to help keep your liver (and your whole body) working at its peak
How healthy is your liver?
Keeping your liver healthy can be the key to looking'and feeling'in top form. Here's why
Who’s healthier: Canadians or Americans?
9 ways Canadian women are healthier than our American counterparts'and 2 ways we're falling behind
5 myths about osteoporosis
As many as 2 million Canadians suffer from this debilitating disease. Learn about the risk factors...
Why Canadian health care is better
I've lived on both sides of the border. Our healthcare system isn't perfect, but from...
5 things we’ve learned from previous flu pandemics
Influenza pandemics aren't new'and they've taught us a lot
10 ways to live longer
Our genetics are only part of the equation. Living to a ripe old age is...
What erectile dysfunction says about his health
Erectile dysfunction could signal an underlying health problem
My healthy life: Gina Haverstock
Vintner Gina Haverstock, producer of several award-winning wines, picks a fit lifestyle
Swine flu FAQ
Get the facts about the new H1N1 virus and learn how to protect yourself
“How I handled swine flu”
Writer Patricia Pearson shares her family's experience with the H1N1 virus
Best Health News: October 2009
Why girl talk is good for you, faster breast cancer screening, and the truth about...
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