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The weird symptoms of hypothyroidism you might be missing
The weird symptoms of hypothyroidism you might be missing
The symptoms of hypothyroidism are unspecific — here's what you need to watch out for and what to do if you think you have an under-active thyroid.

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Weed is legal now, so why use medical marijuana?
Weed is legal now, so why use medical marijuana?
Now that you can legally buy cannabis in Canada, is there any reason to see a doctor for a medical marijuana prescription? In short — yes!

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Thyroid disease: the symptoms you need to know about
Thyroid disease: the symptoms you need to know about
Thyroid disease affects one in 10 Canadians, but it's estimated 50% don't know they have an issue to begin with. These are the symptoms to look for.

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Live by these 5 tips to stay healthy all summer long
Live by these 5 tips to stay healthy all summer long
Don't let these common health hazards keep you from enjoying your summer!

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What’s happening with men’s health in Canada?
What’s happening with men’s health in Canada?
We have a healthcare gender gap — how you can help yourself, or the men in your life.

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Lack of sleep — the true side effects
Lack of sleep — the true side effects
We’ve all heard that car accidents increase the day after the spring forward time change — it’s true. So if one hour less of sleep can make that much of a difference to our driving ability, what else can it do?

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What is a general surgeon?
What is a general surgeon?
General surgeons remove tumours and save the lives of trauma victims, but many of us have never even heard of them. So what is a general surgeon?

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Online therapy is here in Ontario!
Online therapy is here in Ontario!
Now you can speak to highly skilled therapists at the click of a button, right on Maple.

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Five questions to ask your cosmetic surgeon
Five questions to ask your cosmetic surgeon
Choosing the right cosmetic surgeon can be intimidating. Protect yourself by learning which questions to ask.

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Are your springtime allergies ruining your life?
Are your springtime allergies ruining your life?
Spring allergies affect many of us and they can be awful. Learn what they are, what to do about them, and when you should really see an allergist.

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How to enjoy the outdoors during tick season
How to enjoy the outdoors during tick season
The symptoms of Lyme disease are scary and infections are on the rise in Canada. Ticks carrying the illness have been found throughout the country.

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