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Federal government's new healthy living app rewards Canadians with points

WATCH ABOVE: A new app from the federal government will reward Canadians with various types of cashable points for living a more healthy lifestyle. The Carrot Rewards app will give Canadians new incentives to stay active and live healthier lifestyles when it is unveiled in the fall. 609 more words


Health Canada will actively monitor for marijuana advertising violators

OTTAWA – Health Minister Rona Ambrose is ordering a crackdown on groups who illegally advertise marijuana.

Health Canada issued a statement saying it will actively monitor marijuana advertising instead of acting mostly on the basis of complaints. 90 more words


Ottawa to crack down on marijuana advertising

MONTREAL – Health Minister Rona Ambrose ordered a crackdown on groups that illegally advertise marijuana and re-stated the Conservative party’s pledge to keep storefront dispensaries illegal Saturday on the eve of the expected launch of a federal election campaign. 441 more words


Welcome to Canada, [legal] mifepristone!

I must say, it’s not often that I open my laptop to be greeted by a half dozen articles commemorating Health Canada for its latest contribution to comprehensive reproductive healthcare. 668 more words

Abortion Pill

Editorial: Approval of abortion drug in Canada is welcome

The long-awaited approval this week of Canada’s first and only abortion drug is a welcome step.

Mifepristone, which Health Canada took more than two years to approve… 401 more words


Canada's policy on gay men donating tissue is 'discrimination': doctor

WATCH ABOVE: Even though gay men can donate organs, they are not eligible to donate tissues. Health Canada says it’s an issue related to HIV, but not everyone in the medical community agrees. 533 more words


Here's why this Canadian startup wants a piece of the crowded sunscreen market

We all know we should wear sunscreen to protect ourselves from burns and help prevent skin cancer. Trouble is, putting on that protective layer of lotion, and keeping it up isn’t an exact science. 593 more words