Preventing and treating illness

What to do if you’re not getting enough sleep

How you can get a good night’s sleep when the world is unpredictable.

What to do if you’re not getting enough sleep

How you can get a good night’s sleep when the world is unpredictable.

  • August 08, 2018

    Does my child need braces?

    If or when your child should get braces is a big decision. You may benefit from getting more than one opinion.

  • August 08, 2018

    How to keep your skin safe from the sun

    Our summers may be short, but Canadians are highly susceptible to skin cancer. So if you’re out in the sun, wear a hat and load up on the sunscreen.

  • August 07, 2018

    How to protect yourself from salmonella

    Cheesy crackers and chicken nuggets are among the foods recalled lately due to contamination fears. Here’s how you can avoid food-borne illnesses.
  • July 24, 2018

    Making sense of kids’ vaccinations

    Keeping track of your kids’ shots can be tricky. But back-to-school season is the time to ensure your children get the protection they need.

  • July 20, 2018

    What you need to know about the West Nile virus

    Cases of the West Nile virus, spread by infected mosquitoes, usually spike in late summer and early fall. Here’s how to lower your risk of catching it.

  • July 13, 2018

    Sunglasses for safety — at any age

    How to protect your entire family’s vision with the right sunglasses — and how to spot the best ones for the job.

  • June 20, 2018

    Getting a handle on hay fever

    For many people, the joys of summer come with the suffering of hay fever. But there are new techniques and medications that can help.