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Find reliable, easy-to-understand health and safety information for Canadians and health professionals.

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Risks, safety & emergencies

Access information about recalls and safety alerts, as well as tips on home safety and being prepared in an emergency.

Food & nutrition

Find information to help you choose nutritious foods and how to properly handle, prepare and store them safely. Also learn about food labels, food poisoning and sodium.

Drugs, health & consumer products

Get information on drugs, medicine and health products, antibiotic resistance, and medical procedures and devices. Also learn how to report side effects of health product use.

Diseases & conditions

Find information about common diseases, food allergies and organ and tissue donation.

Healthy living

Find information about the risks of substance abuse, smoking and tobacco. Learn about healthy pregnancy and environmental factors that can affect your health.

Aboriginal health

Get information on health care services, non-insured health benefits, environmental health, healthy pregnancy and food safety. Also find resources for substance abuse.

Health system & services

Learn about Canada's health care system and services. This includes health cards, primary health care, hospital and continuing care, funding and coverage for pharmaceuticals.

Science, research & data

Access information about health science, research, data, monitoring and surveillance, and the determinants of health.

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Nutrition facts

Focus on the facts to make informed food choices

Lyme disease

Lyme disease is a serious illness caused by the bite of an infected blacklegged tick.

Barbecue safety

Find out how to use your barbecue safely.

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