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Birth control options and their side effects
Birth control options and their side effects
The majority of Canadians use birth control as a means of preventing unwanted pregnancies, however, there is still a lot of confusion about the different methods available — we've broken down the top types to help you choose!

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I called it my uniboob — one woman’s plastic surgery experience
I called it my uniboob — one woman’s plastic surgery experience
Online plastic surgery consultations have made getting cosmetic procedures easier than ever before. Hear one woman's plastic surgery story.

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The facts and myths of organ donation
The facts and myths of organ donation
Organ donation saves lives, but many Canadians haven’t registered as a donor. Education is critical to change how Canadians approach this crucial medical intervention, so read on to learn more.

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Treating rosacea to put your best face forward
Treating rosacea to put your best face forward
We all blush, but what does it mean if that redness gets worse over time?

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Why your digestive difficulties could be IBS
Why your digestive difficulties could be IBS
Frequent stomach problems aren't just a fact of life. Regular digestive issues could be symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

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Heart health tips
Heart health tips
Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, but it doesn't have to be. With the right lifestyle changes you can learn to keep your heart healthy.

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Do organic foods prevent cancer?
Do organic foods prevent cancer?
New research suggests that eating organic can lower your risk of cancer, but is that true?

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Five things you should know about Canada’s new food guide
Five things you should know about Canada’s new food guide
Health Canada just released the newest version of their food guide. The updates they've made will have us all taking a second look at how we eat.

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What your therapist’s title really means
What your therapist’s title really means
To support openness, it's key to have open conversations. Let's start by demystifying some of the titles in the evolving world of psychology — this way we can figure out the type of profession that's best for us.

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The effects of loneliness on health
The effects of loneliness on health
Loneliness isn't just a bad feeling. It's so bad for your health that it might even shorten your life.

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Sexually transmitted infection rates are rising — here’s why
Sexually transmitted infection rates are rising — here’s why
Rates of sexually transmitted infections are rising throughout the country and across age groups.

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