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18 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems

18 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems

An estimated 1 in 10 Canadians suffer from a thyroid condition of one type or another. Of those, as many as 50 percent are undiagnosed. Here’s what doctors want you to know. 1 / 18 Karan Bunjean/Shutterstock What your thyroid is“The thyr.. Read More →

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Your Carrots

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Your Carrots

Carrots may not be a trendy food, but eating them may provide myriad health benefits. 1 / 6 Lower cholesterolCarrots contain soluble fibre, largely from pectin, which could be the reason they’ve been shown to lower cholesterol, a study in the Eu.. Read More →

50 Health Secrets Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

50 Health Secrets Every Woman Over 50 Should Know

Learn what you need more of and what to cut out when you hit this important milestone. 1 / 50 It’s heart disease—not breast cancer—that women need to worry aboutMost women fear breast cancer, but heart disease is actually the No. 1 killer .. Read More →

These Health Benefits of Pomegranate Are Definitely Unexpected

These Health Benefits of Pomegranate Are Definitely Unexpected

This ruby red fruit is delicious and healthy. But pomegranate benefits your mind, body, and skin even more than you’d expect. 1 / 9 Improve memoryPomegranate juice is rich in polyphenols, which have been found to improve memory function. In on.. Read More →

Signs Your Family Member's Forgetfulness is Alzheimer's Disease

Signs Your Family Member's Forgetfulness is Alzheimer's Disease

What may appear to be normal, age-related forgetfulness can sometimes very well not be. They forget the names of familiar peopleRemembering the names of familiar friends could take longer with normal aging. The information, however, is not lost th.. Read More →

10 Summer Health Lies You Need to Stop Believing

10 Summer Health Lies You Need to Stop Believing

Don’t let the half-hour rule stop you from swimming right after a meal. 1 / 10  You can catch a cold from air conditioningThis particularly popular myth has been going around for ages but yes it is a myth. While the air conditioning will not.. Read More →

13 Things to Know If You Have a Lung Nodule

13 Things to Know If You Have a Lung Nodule

Lung nodules can show up on an x-ray as a spot on the lung—and they can be cancer, though not always. Here’s why they may not be as scary as they sound. AP/Shutterstock Lung nodules in the newsIn December 2018, CNN reported that Supreme Cour.. Read More →