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A Leader Looks Back

Former Prime Minister Jean Chrtien on advising Justin Trudeau, tiring of Trump and telling his tales

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
November 2018

25 Ways Salt Is Making You Sick

25 Ways Salt Is Making You Sick

7 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Taming The 'What Ifs'

We may not be able to run away from our worries, but how do we keep them from running our lives? In a bid to manage the agonizing, we asked a handful of experts for tips on how to get a grip.

8 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

So You're Going Through Menopause

How to talk about the physical and emotional changes with the people who matter, from your partner to your doctor to your trainer.

7 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

Wheels Of Change

Marc Hull-Jacquin helps families facing domestic violence move out and move on.

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

What's Wrong With Me?

THE PATIENT: Arthur*, a 64-year-old retired accountant.

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

Two Sisters ,Two Cancers ,Two Very Different Treatments

ONE SUNNY SATURDAY morning two years ago, my phone rang as I was walking out to my garden with my coffee and paper. It was my big sister, Karen, from California. “You’re not going to believe this,” she said. “I’ve just found out I have breast cancer.” 

6 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

Smart News

In the age of misinformation, evaluating sources and getting reliable journalism is more important than ever.

5 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

Having A Laugh

The Baroness von Sketch Show’s Jennifer Whalen on women in comedy, dresses with pockets and taking on edgy material.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

Frighteningly Good

Ray Bradbury recalls his family’s zeal for Halloween.

5 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
October 2018

The Waiting Game

What I was really doing when I texted, “Be there in five!”

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Welcome To Keno City!

A tiny gold–rush relic 470 kilometres from Whitehorse has 20 residents, two bars and a pizza joint. It’s also the site of one of the territory’s most passionate feuds.

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Time to Heal

Retired paramedic Lisa Jennings advocates for first responders with mental-health injuries.

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Healing Hemorrhoids

How to prevent and treat those pesky piles.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Talk The Talk

Keep your emotions in check Think like a negotiator Read body language Avoid snap judgments Really listen.

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Kitchen Confidential

The Great Canadian Baking Show host Dan Levy on oven drama, queer characters and working with his dad.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

6 Lifestyle Factors That Increase Your Risk Of Osteoporosis

You Don’t Move Enough “Bone is a living tissue,” says Gareth Sneath, a physiotherapist with the Orthopaedic Therapy Clinic in Toronto.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Celebrate Your Difference

How to turn prejudice into pride.

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

13 Things You Should Know About Food Poisoning

1 It’s impossible to tell whether beef is ready by looking at it.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
September 2018

Woman Of Influence

Activist and feminist Judy Rebick on childhood abuse, her personal #MeToo and where the women’s movement goes next

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

The Importance Of Iron

Tracing the connection between the mineral and our well-being

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

RD Recommends

Our top picks in TV, books and movies

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Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Parasite Sightings

If the thought of an organism living off your body makes your skin crawl, relax: most of the time you won’t even notice them (and if you do, treatment is quick and easy)

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Music Therapy

Jim Lowther pairs members of the military with guitars to combat PTSD

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Hydrated And Healthy

The benefits of drinking enough water

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Get Smart! - 13 Things Dentists Want You To Know

You only need to floss the teeth you plan to keep! Patients who don’t floss are missing out on cleaning over a third of the surface of their pearly whites.

2 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Funny People

What makes Canadians so hilarious? Is it our wit, our warmth or our wisdom? We searched far and wide for the answer—check out this collection of wisecracks and judge for yourself.

6 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Critical Thinking

Coping with negative feedback means knowing which words to learn from, and which to ignore

5 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

A Cabin In The Wild

When enthusiasm for home improvements is trumped by opinionated birds and the force of nature

3 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
July/August 2018

Thank You So Much For Caring

After the death of his wife, a young widower writes an open letter to her medical team

4 mins read
Reader's Digest Canada
June 2018