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Dec 19, 2014, 18:36 ET

Advisory - "Herberex" sex enhancement product recalled after Health Canada tests found hidden drug ingredient

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: The sexual enhancement product "Herberex" (NPN 80041180) is being recalled nationwide after Health...

Dec 19, 2014, 18:28 ET

Government of Canada announces on-the-ground support for the Ebola outbreak response in Sierra Leone

Another mobile laboratory is set up in Sierra Leone and Canadian Armed Forces personnel depart the United Kingdom for Sierra Leone OTTAWA, Dec....

Dec 19, 2014, 10:42 ET

Minister Ambrose announces winning submissions for The Play Exchange's ACTIVE AT SCHOOL Challenge

Government of Canada's Play Exchange and Canadian Tire Corporation invest in local ideas from across Canada to help get children and youth...

Dec 15, 2014, 13:30 ET

Government of Canada Co-Hosts Roundtable with Health Professionals on Family Violence and Child Abuse

Minister Ambrose announces "Stop Family Violence", an online resource for health professionals and the public WINNIPEG, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/...

Dec 15, 2014, 11:47 ET

Information Update - Safe Handling and Cooking of Shellfish

OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Shellfish is a nutritious food choice but it must be stored, handled and prepared properly to help prevent food...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:15 ET

Canada at the forefront of Ebola response, shares best practices with international partners

Ebola discussion dominates meeting of Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) in Tokyo TOKYO, Japan, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the...

Dec 10, 2014, 11:52 ET

Information Update - Holiday Food Safety

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Food is an important part of holiday celebrations, but turkey, baked goods, eggnog and buffets can cause foodborne...

Dec 08, 2014, 16:00 ET

Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation holds National Health Consultation in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose joined the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation, chaired by Dr. David Naylor,...

Dec 05, 2014, 14:55 ET

Advisory - Additional dangerous products from Rapha Biotech Inc. found at "ShopForYou" in Vancouver

OTTAWA, Dec 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Further to a previous communication, Health Canada testing has found three additional health products...

Dec 03, 2014, 16:45 ET

Minister Ambrose takes part in Canadian Blood Services' 'Wrap It Up Red' Campaign

Appeals to Canadians to #WrapItUpRed - become a blood, organ and tissue donor this Holiday Season  OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:15 ET

Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Health and Chief Public Health Officer of Canada address Canadian Immunization Conference

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, Eve Adams and Dr. Gregory Taylor, the Chief...

Nov 28, 2014, 17:33 ET

Advisory - Health Canada reminds Canadians not to use unauthorized health products

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: A vendor in Atlantic Canada (www.health-recovery-info.com) is selling Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), an...

Nov 28, 2014, 17:07 ET

Information Update - Multiple distributors selling unlicensed Home-Use HIV Test Kits via amazon.ca

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that multiple distributors (Positive Health, dailySupply, BestDealCA, eshopic,...

Nov 28, 2014, 12:53 ET

CHP Canada Applauds Launch of Consultations On a New Framework for Consumer Health Products

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Consumer Health Products Canada (CHP Canada) applauds federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose for beginning...

Nov 27, 2014, 14:37 ET

Government of Canada Announces Additional Support to Help Global Efforts to Fight Ebola in West Africa

Canada launches "Join The Fight Against Ebola" recruitment campaign, provides more funding to humanitarian organizations and announces deployment...

Nov 26, 2014, 10:17 ET

Government of Canada partners with Royal Bank of Canada and ParticipACTION to help deliver RBC Learn to Play project

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary of Health and Member of...

Nov 26, 2014, 10:00 ET

Advisory - Health Canada Raises Concerns About the Use of Homemade Infant Formulas

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue: Health Canada advises Canadian parents and caregivers of the potential health risks associated with...

Nov 24, 2014, 15:45 ET

Consumer Product Update: Health Canada Warns of Fire Risk to Oxygen Therapy Patients from Electronic Cigarettes and Other Electrical Devices

OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue: Health Canada has been notified of an incident in the Province of Quebec resulting in an injury to a...

Nov 24, 2014, 13:14 ET

The Government of Canada and True Patriot Love Foundation support initiatives to improve the health of Canada's Armed Forces personnel, Veterans and their families

Providing Canada's military community with the unique healthcare they need – and deserve TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona...

Nov 20, 2014, 10:16 ET

Canada, United States and Mexico Work Together to Promote Toy Safety

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - In North America, Black Friday is increasingly becoming one of the busiest holiday shopping days of the year. This...