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Barometric Pressure Headaches: Why They Happen and What to Do About Them

Headaches: They live on a spectrum from “mild inconvenience” to “serious health condition,” and it seems like there are a thousand possible causes.

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How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore: Cold Sore Remedies You Need to Know

Cold sores are decidedly not fun. While they're common and they often aren't a cause for concern, they don't really look or feel great. They can be itchy and painful, and at some point, fluid starts to ooze from them — overall, they just don't make for a great experience.

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Announcing New and Improved Mental Health Services at Felix

In a world where technology and at-home delivery services mean you can get almost anything you want without leaving your couch, the digital mental health space is still quite limited.

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Low-Grade Depression and How to Treat It

Low-grade or mild depression can often go unnoticed since the symptoms tend to be mild and persist for long periods of time. While everyone has their emotional ups and downs, if you've been struggling with a consistently low mood, that could be a sign of low-grade depression.

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How Long Does It Take For Birth Control to Work?

Birth control has been around for a long time. From the ancient Egyptians to the Victorians, there has been an assortment of forms of birth control. But it wasn’t until the women's liberation movement that birth control became more widely — and commercially — available.

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How to Stop a Receding Hairline

From Instagram influencers to hair product ads, everyone can feel the pressure to improve their appearance. Having a full head of glossy locks is portrayed to be the pinnacle of beauty.

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Forehead Acne: How to Get Rid of a Breakout on Your Forehead

It’s safe to say that acne anywhere on the skin isn’t ideal, but there’s lots to say about acne that occurs in specific regions of the face and body. Forehead acne can be related to your current skin care practices, and can act as an indicator of how you can work to improve your daily habits.

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Psychological Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is not just a physical problem — it can also have a big impact on (and be affected by) your mental health. ED can happen to men at any age. Nearly 50% of Canadian men aged 40 to 88 have experienced ED. However, it doesn’t just affect those over 40. Multinational studies es

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Access to Contraception is Life-Saving — in Canada and Around the World

Did you know up until 1969 it was illegal to sell or advertise birth control​ in Canada? That may feel like a long time, but your mother or grandmother likely didn’t have access to or information about the reproductive options we take for granted.

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Crippling Depression: How to Deal with Debilitating Depression

Have you heard of crippling depression, but not sure if it lines up with your symptoms? We'll go over the definition, symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

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