Healthy Canadians
03/26/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Today is Purple Day — The Global Day of Epilepsy Awareness. Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder and affects people of all ages. It causes unpredictable seizures and can also cause other health problems. Get info on epilepsy diagnoses and treatment options: [ Link ]

Learn more about neurological conditions here: [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/26/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Remember spring sun can still cause sunburns. Get sun safety tips for you and your family: [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/25/2017 at 16:24. Facebook
❗ In case you missed it: Chef Destinations, Frankly Fresh Salads and Fresh St. brands Fresh Guacamole recalled due to possible Listeria contamination [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/25/2017 at 16:22. Facebook
❗ Are you or someone in your family allergic to peanuts? Check out this recall: [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/25/2017 at 15:01. Facebook
Are you celebrating Earth Hour tonight with your family? Turning your lights off from 8:30 – 9:30pm reminds us of our commitment to the planet. Learn about other initiatives that are happening to protect our planet Earth: [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/25/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
What can your teen achieve if they say no to drugs? The possibilities are endless. Learn how to start the conversation with them. Have it early, and have it often. [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/24/2017 at 19:57. Facebook
Detergent packets can be handy to use but can look like candy or food to kids. Keep them out of sight and reach. Find out how to use and store household chemicals safely: [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/24/2017 at 12:01. Facebook
It’s World Tuberculosis Day. DYK that about 1,600 cases of TB are reported in Canada each year? Learn more about it: [ Link ]
Healthy Canadians
03/22/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Does your child have this Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure pink toddler swing? Find out if yours is recalled and what to do: [ Link ]
Planning on sharing a green pint with friends today? Do it safely, drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive. More tips to celebrate safely: [ Link ]
Learning how to use the Nutrition Facts table is a win/win. Take our quiz to find out how, enter the contest and then challenge your friends! [ Link ]
Have you started the drug talk with your teen? It can be a difficult topic to bring up, but it’s important to open the lines of communication. Do you have tips for other parents to start the conversation?

Learn more about why it’s so important to start the conversation early: [ Link ]
A newborn’s stomach can’t hold a large amount of milk. That is why your early breast milk is very concentrated and why babies want to feed often in the beginning. Find other breastfeeding tips: [ Link ]
Travelling? The most common illnesses come from drinking and eating foods contaminated with bacteria or viruses. One way you can prevent illness is to only drink bottled water or water that has been boiled or disinfected. Get more tips: [ Link ]
Do you bathe with your baby?

It’s a wonderful way to bond and keeps your baby in sight and reach because babies can drown in just centimetres of water. Get more safety tips: [ Link ]
Having a drink this weekend? Think twice before you mix alcohol and acetaminophen. Severe or possibly fatal liver damage may occur if you take:
• more than the recommended dose of acetaminophen in 24 hours;
• with other drugs containing 2 or more products that contain acetaminophen;
• acetaminophen while drinking three (3) or more alcoholic drinks every day.

Learn more here: [ Link ]
Kristina is a nurse who specializes in addiction treatment. She sees first-hand how opioids are an issue with high school kids. Listen to her story and talk with your teen about #drugs.
Does your child have one of these teethers or soother clips? Find out more about the expanded recall and what to do here: [ Link ]
Do you ever wonder how many germs are circulating in the air or on the surfaces you touch on a daily basis? Keep them clean and disinfected.

Get more information to prevent the flu: [ Link ]
Can you guess? Find out here: [ Link ]

Can you believe the answer is 90%? Get some tips to improve the quality of the air in your home: [ Link ]