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Jul 31, 2014, 13:50 ET

Health Canada - Note to editors

OTTAWA, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada today released the July 2014 issue of the Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter (CARN). This issue...

Jul 25, 2014, 13:00 ET

Information Update - Safe use of topical antiseptics for preoperative and preinjection skin preparation

OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is reminding healthcare professionals, caregivers and consumers of the safe use of topical...

Jul 25, 2014, 09:45 ET

Minister Ambrose Takes Steps to Address Safe Prescribing Practices for Drugs Prone to Abuse

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose,...

Jul 23, 2014, 11:00 ET

Government of Canada shows international leadership to Addressing HIV/AIDS

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in the 20th International AIDS...

Jul 22, 2014, 16:15 ET

Information Update - Drinking Raw Milk: It's Not Worth the Risk

OTTAWA, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Some Canadians may believe that pasteurization harms milk and that raw milk is a safe and healthier...

Jul 18, 2014, 13:54 ET

Minister Ambrose to attend 20th International AIDS Conference in Australia

Building on achievements and exploring new ways to find a cure for HIV/AIDS OTTAWA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister...

Jul 15, 2014, 14:00 ET

Information Update - Possible cardiovascular problems associated with testosterone products

OTTAWA, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising patients and healthcare professionals of new safety information regarding testosterone...

Jul 14, 2014, 13:09 ET

Government of Canada proposes changes to nutrition information on food labels

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labels EDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona...

Jul 07, 2014, 14:29 ET

Information Update - Food Safety Tips for Fresh Produce

OTTAWA, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue There's nothing like a fresh salad in the summer or a juicy watermelon to refresh you on a hot day. Whether...

Jul 02, 2014, 15:55 ET

Minister Ambrose Announces Passage of Plain Language Labelling Regulations

Easier-to-Read Labels Improves Patient Safety OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today finalized new plain language labelling...

Jun 27, 2014, 14:30 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 7 additional cases that have been added to the investigation....

Jun 25, 2014, 17:30 ET

Mental Health First Aid Canada launches new training course for northern peoples

YELLOWKNIFE, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada is proud to announce the launch of Mental Health First Aid Canada's new...

Jun 24, 2014, 10:40 ET

Minister Ambrose Launches Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation

Dr. David Naylor named head of federal advisory panel that will explore how the Government of Canada can foster innovation, improve patient care...

Jun 23, 2014, 17:00 ET

Advisory - Recall of unauthorized health product, "Cellfood"

OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada has requested that two Canadian distributors - Vivicell Distribution, Inc. and Cellfood...

Jun 23, 2014, 13:20 ET

Information Update - Summer Food Safety

OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Summer is here, and more people are cooking outside to take advantage of the sunshine and the warm...

Jun 20, 2014, 16:30 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 8 additional cases that have been added to the investigation....

Jun 19, 2014, 13:54 ET

Vancouver to Host International Mental Health Leadership Conference in 2015

OTTAWA, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) was proud to participate in the ninth annual International Initiative...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:30 ET

First results from study on pregnant women's exposure to BPA and phthalates are published

Results fill an important data gap and lay the foundation for future research OTTAWA, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Canada published the...

Jun 18, 2014, 15:46 ET

Increasing opportunities for children living with intellectual disabilities to participate in physical activity

Government of Canada partnering with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to expand Active Start and...

Jun 17, 2014, 12:54 ET

Canada Health Infoway announces Michael Green as new President and CEO

TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce that Michael Green has been...

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