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Silent Symptoms of Lupus You Should Never Ignore
This autoimmune disease is tricky to diagnose because it mimics so many other illnesses. If you have more than four of any of these symptoms of lupus, it may be time to call your doctor.
When Fentanyl Works: How I Used Fentanyl to Manage Terminal Cancer Pain
The Science Behind Your Hearing Loss
Everything You Need to Know About Knee Replacement Surgery
How to Accurately Measure Your Blood Pressure
How I Overcame My Panic Attacks
What It’s Like Living with Lupus
For reasons that may involve hormones and sex chromosomes, women are affected by lupus nine...
What Does Poison Ivy Look Like? How to Identify and Avoid It
About 85 per cent of people are allergic to this poisonous plant. If you're one of...
12 Things You Think Are Contagious—But Aren’t
Just because something looks bad doesn't mean it's contagious—and that includes these icky diseases,...
5 Myths About Ticks—Busted!
Smothering a tick is the best way to remove it, right? Wrong! Find out why,...
This Child’s Uncontrollable Spasms Turned Out to Be a Rare Genetic Mutation
Young Kelly's debilitating symptoms were a medical mystery, until a doctor discovered a genetic mutation...
This Woman’s Lower Back Pain Turned Out to Be a Rare Kidney Disorder
What this 24-year-old waitress thought might be a urinary tract infection or even a kidney...
This Is Why You’re Bruising Easily
What bruising easily means for your health.
This Doctor Was Sure Her Patient Had Heart Failure—But His Tests Kept Coming Back Clean
The patient's shortness of breath could have been caused by heart failure, pneumonia or a...
6 Signs You Could Have a Mosquito Bite Allergy
Could you have a mosquito bite allergy? Discover the symptoms and treatment for this rare...
7 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack
Thousands of Canadians suffer a heart attack every year. Traditional symptoms—chest pain or pressure,...
Doctors Ignored This Woman’s Suffering for Years. Why Is Women’s Pain So Often Dismissed?
Health care providers can be quick to conclude that women’s pain isn’t so...
The Scientific Explanations Behind 26 Quirky Body Reactions
Science unlocks the mysteries behind the strange and obscure things that our bodies do every day.
7 Silent Signs You Could Be Eating Too Much Protein
Protein is easily one of the most important nutrients to get into your daily diet,...
Why People with Red Hair Have a Higher Risk of Skin Cancer
According to the Canadian Cancer Society, approximately 7,200 Canadians were diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer in 2017....
What Causes Night Sweats? 14 Medical Explanations
Could your bed double as a wading pool by morning? Here's what causes night sweats—...
My “Hernia” Turned Out to Be Stage 3 Melanoma
This woman's love of the outdoors led to a diagnosis of melanoma. Now Sara Langill...
1 in 3 People Could Develop This Alzheimer’s-Like Disease by Age 85
A new disease mimics Alzheimer's symptoms in people aged 85 and older—but it's entirely different....
How to Finally Stop Biting Your Nails
This common nervous habit can leave your nails mangled, sore and prone to infection; these...
The 10 Most Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction
You might not think that slightly elevated blood pressure or your medications could cause trouble...
The Thyroid Cancer Symptoms I Ignored—But You Shouldn’t
My sneezing, coughing, and wheezing seemed like springtime allergy symptoms—but they turned out to...