Planning on throwing a few burgers on the grill this Hamburger Day? Don’t forget that burgers that aren't cooked properly can make you sick. Make sure your burgers are done to perfection with these handy tips: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Planning on throwing a few burgers on the grill this Hamburger Day
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yesterday at 16:01. Facebook
Every year in Canada, thousands of children are hurt playing on monkey bars, slides, and swings. Drawstrings, skipping ropes, and scarves can all be caught on playground equipment, which could be a strangulation hazard. What do you do to make sure your child is safe at the playground? [ Ow.ly Link ]
Every year in Canada thousands of children are hurt playing on monkey
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yesterday at 13:01. Facebook
Is your teen getting ready for prom? Tell them to leave the tanning bed alone. Studies have shown that there is a 59% increase in the risk of developing melanoma if the first exposure to tanning devices is prior to the age of 35. Learn more about it: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Is your teen getting ready for prom Tell them to leave the
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05/26/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Recall: Graco MyRide 65 convertible car seats. The harness restraints may not meet Canadian standards. [ Tc.gc.ca Link ]
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05/26/2017 at 14:56. Facebook
Are you thinking about or going through separation or divorce? Learn more with our new fact sheets: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Healthy Canadians 05/26/2017
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05/26/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
Not all teething products are safe. Teething products that tie around your child’s neck can be a strangulation hazard and the beads or small parts that can detach can be a choking hazard. Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Not all teething products are safe Teething products that tie around your
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05/25/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Are you planning to use Shakeel Bhai Mehandi Waley – Bridal Special Henna Cone? The product of this expanded recall contains phenol, a prohibited Hotlist ingredient. Find out more about this recall and what you should do: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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05/25/2017 at 18:26. Facebook
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05/25/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
DYK that 70% of all genital herpes cases are transmitted when there are no symptoms? Learn more about this common STI and what you can do to protect yourself. [ Ow.ly Link ]
DYK that 70 of all genital herpes cases are transmitted when there
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05/25/2017 at 13:55. Facebook
Voting is now open!

Help us choose the theme for this year’s #WomensHistoryMonth by casting your vote for your favourite option. This year’s proposed themes are:

1) Courageous: 150 Years of Fearless Women in Canada. Share your stories of courage and celebrate the fearless women and girls who inspire you.

2) Dream Big: 150 Years of Inspirational Canadian Women. Share your vision for Canada...
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05/25/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
Ticks are most often found in forests and wooded areas but they can also be found on shrubs, long grass, and even in piles of leaves. If you think you may have been bitten and are showing symptoms of #LymeDisease, consult your healthcare provider as soon as possible. #LymeDisease can be prevented and treated effectively when caught early. Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Ticks are most often found in forests and wooded areas but they
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Crista Brown
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05/24/2017 at 18:21. Facebook
Will this summer be your first time visiting a Parks Canada site? Tell us in the comments where you'll be sharing the chair when you visit us! Don't forget to plan ahead, follow our top tips for the best experience: [ Ow.ly Link ] #ParksChallenge

Photo taken in Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park.
Healthy Canadians 05/24/2017
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05/24/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
DYK asbestos can be found in some brakes and transmission parts? Breathing in asbestos fibres can cause cancer and other diseases. Find out how to reduce your risk: [ Ow.ly Link ]
DYK asbestos can be found in some brakes and transmission parts Breathing
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05/24/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
Thank you to all police & peace officers keeping us safe this holiday weekend. Special thanks to staff working at our sites across Canada.
Healthy Canadians 05/24/2017
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05/24/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
It’s Brothers’ Day! Brothers have each other’s backs, even when they are falling on them. Are you the accident prone one or is it your brother? Get tips to stay safe: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Its Brothers Day Brothers have each others backs even when they are
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05/23/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
An opioid overdose can happen if you don’t use medications as prescribed. If you think someone is having an opioid overdose:

• Call 911 (or your local emergency help line) and follow their instructions
• Administer naloxone if it’s available (follow the directions provided in the kit)
• Stay at the scene until help arrives

Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
An opioid overdose can happen if you dont use medications as prescribed
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05/23/2017 at 15:38. Facebook
Uncle T Foods Inc. is recalling various imported corn snacks from the marketplace because they may contain peanut, wheat, gluten, egg and soy which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut, wheat, egg and soy or a sensitivity to gluten should not consume the recalled products…
Healthy Canadians 05/23/2017

Various imported corn snacks recalled due to undeclared peanut, wheat, gluten, egg and soy - About the Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Canadian Food Inspection Agency

inspection.gc.ca
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05/23/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
DYK that reptiles like lizards, snakes, and turtles naturally carry salmonella? If you have or are planning to get a reptile for a pet, learn how to handle them so you don’t get sick. [ Ow.ly Link ]
DYK that reptiles like lizards snakes and turtles naturally carry salmonella If
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Thomas Zychowski
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05/22/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
We all get irritated and frustrated sometimes (even parents), but setting reasonable rules and boundaries can help your child thrive. Get fun and easy activities to help: [ Ow.ly Link ]
We all get irritated and frustrated sometimes even parents but setting reasonable
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Mickey Parachuk
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05/22/2017 at 13:01. Facebook
Are you enjoying the long weekend by getting your garden ready? Get buff from buds and blooms! Gardening is a great muscle-building activity. Dig into physical activity this spring. More #GetActive tips: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Are you enjoying the long weekend by getting your garden ready Get