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Health

Dr. Gifford-Jones: Health Canada, CBC TV distort medical facts

Do you remember the movie Network?

Actor Peter Finch portrays Howard Beale, the evening news anchor on national TV who’s depressed about corruption, crime, unemployment and other societal ills. 648 more words

Life

Cuisinart Electric Smoker Oven Recall Expands [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Canadian Tire Corp. expands its existing recall to include approximately 9,238 Cuisinart Electric Smoker Ovens due to gas build-up, oven door malfunction hazards. HCSC:  283 more words

Home & Residential

Health Canada endorses Aspirin as emergency treatment for heart attacks

In the latest claim for a century-old drug, Health Canada is allowing the makers of Aspirin to market its drug as an emergency treatment for… 643 more words

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United Colors of Benetton Boy's Jacket Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: United Colors of Benetton recalls some Boy’s Hooded Jackets with Drawstrings due to entanglement, injury hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/D4MbQ

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/41715r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves Boy’s Jackets made of 100% cotton. 268 more words

Children

Mosquito-borne virus infects Cdn travellers

OTTAWA – Health Canada says more than 200 Canadians have been infected by a virus that has sickened hundreds of thousands of people in the Caribbean and spurred a state of emergency in Jamaica. 380 more words

Canada

Feds kick off new anti-drug campaign

OTTAWA – The federal government has kicked off a new anti-drug marketing campaign that was spurned by three of the country’s top medical groups due to concerns it was politically motivated. 260 more words

Canada