health and wellness

  1. Wellness

    Sticking to your healthy New Year's resolutions

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    There you were on the eve of 2011, declaring it would be the year you eat healthier, exercise more and lose 10 pounds. But did you...
  2. Cancer Info & Support

    What to do after a cancer diagnosis

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    After being diagnosed with cancer, a million questions and concerns are running through your mind. Find out what to do next.
  3. Celebrations

    Healthy Valentine’s Day treats

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    The Day of Love is popularly celebrated as a day of dines, wines, and desserts, which can ultimately lead to a dreaded dietary...
  4. Exercise & Fitness

    10 Tips for getting your couch potato guy off the couch

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    If your man prefers the couch and potato chips to breaking a sweat and improving his health, you’ll need to be cunning in motivating...
  5. Heart Health

    Best low-impact exercises for heart health

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    It's no secret that regular aerobic exercise plays an important role in heart health, but if your knees start to ache just thinking...
  6. Heart Health

    10 Everyday habits that help your heart

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    Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer in North America, so it's never too early to start paying attention to your health and...
  7. Dieting & Nutrition

    The problem with fruits and vegetables

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    Dietitian Sue Mah is on a one-woman quest to help North Americans eat healthier, fresher food. One of the biggest concerns she has...
  8. Losing Weight

    Weight loss: Support for keeping the pounds off

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    Success in life is not about a matter of inches or pounds. Success is when you start taking the first steps toward a meaningful,...
  9. Baby & Toddler

    How to heal from a breast infection naturally

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    Do you get repeated clogs and blocked ducts when breastfeeding? Has that ever made you want to give up and switch to formula? There...
  10. Losing Weight

    How to lose weight and still enjoy carbs

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    Your New Year resolutions may find you jumping on the low-carb wagon. However, one can live on meat, green vegetables and eggs for...
  11. Dieting & Nutrition

    8 Nutrients women slack on

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    Nutrients give our bodies the fuel we need to live energetic, healthy and nutritious lives, but getting the right amount of them...
  12. Losing Weight

    How do you maintain your weight: Real women speak

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    Cleanses, fad diets and intense work-outs can instantly transform your body, but what works in the long run? As most women know,...
  13. Exercise & Fitness

    Are you in love with your workout buddy?

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    Do you think you’re in love with your exercise partner but not really sure? Your body is giving you signals you’re interested … and...
  14. Heart Health

    10 Surprising things that are good for your heart

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    Exercise and a balanced diet are well-known factors that improve heart health, but there are many other lifestyle factors that can...
  15. Children's Health

    Late potty training can hurt your child’s health

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    Do you cringe when your four-year-old asks for a pull-up or, worse, has an accident in public because you didn’t put a pull-up on...
  16. Wellness

    Preterm birth: Questions to ask your doctor

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    No woman expects her baby to be born prematurely, so we tend to skip the high-risk pages in the pregnancy books and not ask our OBs...
  17. Dieting & Nutrition

    Clean food: Healthy eating in the New Year

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    A new year has started, and if you're like me, you over-indulged a bit too much over the holidays. But we all want to look better,...
  18. Technology

    High-tech health: Technology for heart health

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    According to the American Heart Association, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. Rather than...
  19. Healthy Recipes & Nutrition

    Quick and tasty kale recipes

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    Dark leafy greens, such as the many types of kale, are one of the most concentrated sources of vitamins, and minerals. Loaded with...