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“What Am I Supposed To Do?”

As Toronto’s wealth skyrockets, the city’s most vulnerable populations are being punished. Inside the homelessness crisis in Canada’s biggest metropolis.

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Small Mercies

A moment of kindness from a stranger two decades ago made me a more generous person

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Overcoming Envy

What to do when someone has what you want

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

One Powerful Pipsqueak

My son was ruled by dread until a Silkie hen set him on the path to healing

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Managing Nosebleeds

Causes, treatments and when to worry

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Joe And The Whale

For more than 1,000 years, humans have been climbing into tiny boats to slay whales. New Brunswick fisherman Joe Howlett was part of the first generation to do the same thing to help them—and it cost him his life.

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Is My Phone Spying On Me?

We ask Valerie Steeves, University of Ottawa surveillance expert

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Getting Angry, The Right Way

How to harness your rage and reap the rewards

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

Complainer's Corner

Hello, you have reached the Toddler Feelings Helpline. Please choose from the following options.

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

A Heart For Liam

When doctors discovered the six-year-old had a rare genetic abnormality, he and his mother began the long, uncertain wait for a transplant

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Reader's Digest Canada
June 2019

50 Ways To Protect Your Heart Like Cardiologists Do

Important ways.

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Reader's Digest Canada
January/February 2019

25 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Speech that’s suddenly unintelligible can be a sign of a stroke in the brain’s language centre.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

When Fentanyl Works

Having terminal cancer means managing pain carefully and consistently. And it means taking a dangerous opioid that has long improved the lives of people like me.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

Sound Advice

How to protect your hearing.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

My Charmed Life

As a professional magician, when I pull off the perfect trick, the audience’s wonder and joy is no illusion.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

Job Satisfaction

How Anthony at Your Service is delivering better work to people living with intellectual disabilities.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

Hitting Refresh

How to give your love a spring cleaning.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

Discrimination Can Raise Blood Pressure

UNFAIR INTERACTIONS CAN gradually get under your skin—and into your veins.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

Are My Taxes Fair?

We ask Toby Sanger, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

A Warm Reminder

While grieving my father’s death, I went looking for anything that could lend meaning to his passing—and found comfort in an old coat.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

13 Things You Should Know About Donating Blood

If you’re healthy and weigh more than 50 kilograms, you’re donor material.

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Reader's Digest Canada
April 2019

What's Wrong With Me?

THE PATIENT: Kurt*, a 66-year-old living on a pensionTHE SYMPTOMS: Unpredictable episodes of airway swellingTHE DOCTOR: Dr. Anette Bygum, dermatologist at Odense University Hospital in Denmark

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Mealtime Mistakes

Five cooking habits that could be costing you essential nutrients, tricking you into overeating—or even making you sick.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Kitchen Appliances, Explained!

Blenders and broilers are designed to be easy, but you still need the proper techniques.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Karate For All

Martial-arts teacher Brendan Breen adapts his classes to better serve students living with disabilities.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

In Other Words

How my family and I carved out a place in the supermarkets and classrooms of this new country.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Feeling The Tension

How to accurately measure your blood pressure.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Do Not Cross

How to set—and maintain—boundaries in your relationships.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Can We Save The Mountain Gorilla?

Deep in the forests of Central Africa, a group of wildlife vets— including Canadian Emily Denstedt— is working to bring the great apes back from the brink of extinction.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019

Calling For Equality

Feminist Michael Kaufman on the benefits of diversity hiring, pride for our prime minister and why patriarchy hurts men, too.

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Reader's Digest Canada
March 2019