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Note to editors - Health Product InfoWatch

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Health Canada released the inaugural edition of the Health Product InfoWatch, a new monthly publication...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:02 ET

Minister Ambrose participates in national dialogue on addiction recovery in Canada

Supporting the Government's goal of prevention, treatment, and long-term recovery from addiction  OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Jan 26, 2015, 18:22 ET

Public Health Notice Update: H7N9 avian flu

Why you should take note OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Since the first notification at the end of March 2013, China has been reporting to the...

Jan 26, 2015, 15:03 ET

Government of Canada and British Columbia confirm case of H7N9 avian influenza in Canada

B.C. case is the first documented case of H7N9 in humans in Canada OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health,...

Jan 23, 2015, 09:01 ET

Government of Canada and Government of New Brunswick continue to work together to strengthen domestic preparedness for Ebola

Ebola Rapid Response Team conducts planning exercise with provincial public health officials FREDERICTON, Jan. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's...

Jan 21, 2015, 14:06 ET

Information Update - Alzheimer's drug Aricept (donepezil) - New warnings on the serious risks of muscle breakdown and of a neurological disorder

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - New warnings have been added to the prescribing information for the Alzheimer's drug Aricept (donepezil) advising of...

Jan 21, 2015, 09:24 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie takes part in Traditional Chinese Medicines council meeting

Continues dialogue with community members on current and emerging topics related to Traditional Chinese Medicines TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ -...

Jan 19, 2015, 12:09 ET

Information Update - Let Canada's Food Guide help with your resolutions about healthy eating

OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - It's that time of year when many Canadians are struggling to keep their resolutions about healthy eating. But eating...

Jan 16, 2015, 09:43 ET

Minister Oliver announces investment in a community-based chronic disease prevention initiative for St. James Town

A diverse partnership designed to improve the health and well-being of residents TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Joe Oliver,...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:53 ET

Government of Canada deploys a third mobile laboratory team to provide enhanced Ebola clinical testing in Sierra Leone

WINNIPEG, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Gregory Taylor,...

Jan 11, 2015, 17:36 ET

Public Health Notice Update - United States Outbreak of Listeria infections related to pre-packaged caramel apples that may have been distributed in Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Why you should take note The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) and the Food and...

Jan 09, 2015, 16:13 ET

Top six Play Exchange finalists to be showcased on CBC tonight

Minister Ambrose encourages Canadians to tune in and cast their votes for the winner OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - It's finally here! Over the past...

Jan 09, 2015, 14:45 ET

Public Health Notice Update - United States Outbreak of Listeria infections related to prepackaged caramel apples that may have been distributed in Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Why you should take note The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) and the Food and Drug...

Jan 08, 2015, 14:19 ET

Government of Canada announces healthier weights program in the Yukon and Northwest Territories

WHITEHORSE, YT, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, Member of Parliament for Yukon, Ryan Leef, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of...

Jan 08, 2015, 10:30 ET

Government of Canada announces program to promote healthier weights among First Nations and Métis children

LONDON, ON, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women,...

Jan 06, 2015, 21:10 ET

Information Update - Health products from Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals quarantined due to data integrity concerns

OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - At Health Canada's request, Canadian importers have agreed to quarantine health products made with active...

Dec 31, 2014, 11:42 ET

Information Update - Additional products seized from two Calgary stores pose health risks

OTTAWA, Dec. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Further to its recent Advisory, Health Canada has identified additional products seized from two Samson's...

Dec 30, 2014, 17:12 ET

Advisory - "Forta for Men" sex enhancement product recalled; contains undeclared drug

OTTAWA, Dec. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: One lot of the sex enhancement product "Forta for Men" (NPN 80045132) is being recalled after Health...

Dec 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

Public Health Reminder: Seasonal Flu

OTTAWA, Dec 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Why You Should Take Note Seasonal influenza (the flu) is a serious illness that infects millions of...

Dec 24, 2014, 12:20 ET

"Jetfuel Superburn" recalled after Health Canada tests find undeclared drug ingredients

OTTAWA, Dec. 24, 2014 /CNW/ -   The issue: "Jetfuel Superburn" is being recalled after Health Canada tests confirmed it contains two...