Find information about the risks of substance abuse, smoking and tobacco. Learn about healthy pregnancy and environmental factors that can affect your health.
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Information and facts about immunization, including travel and influenza vaccines and Canada's vaccine safety network.
Learn about substances that have the potential to cause harm, including illegal and prescription drugs and alcohol. Includes information on how to address issues related to problematic substance use.
Learn about genetic testing and screening, fertility treatments and how to become a sperm or egg donor. Also find helpful resources for a safe and healthy pregnancy.
Access smoking facts and figures, including information on tobacco products, labelling, the effects of smoking, second-hand smoke, prevention and quitting.
Learn about environmental factors affecting your health such as sun exposure, air quality, pests and pesticides, as well as safety tips for home and garden.
Find information about childhood obesity. Also learn how to encourage children to have healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle.
Find safety information on boating and horsepower restrictions, proof of competency, recreational water activities, life jackets and personal flotation devices.
Find safety information on baby slings, strollers, bottles and pacifiers. Also learn about infant nutrition.
Learn how to encourage children to be active and make active transportation a part of your lifestyle.
Find information on bunk beds, cribs, cradles and bassinets. Also find safe sleep tips and guidelines on children's sleepwear.
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Find information on preventing, managing and treating sexually transmitted infections like genital herpes, chlamydia, human papillomavirus and gonorrhea.
Find safety information to prevent injuries at home and outdoors.
Learn about mental health and how to improve it to benefit you. Also get information on mental illness, its risk factors, symptoms, treatment and suicide prevention.
Includes essential information on understanding travel health and safety risks and preventive measures to take before and during your trip.
Discover how to take care of your teeth, prevent oral diseases and access First Nation and Inuit dental benefit information.
Youth health topics, including quitting smoking, problematic substance use, cybersafety, sexual health and more.
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- Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care: National Guidelines
- The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2017 – Designing Healthy Living
- Guidance for Evaluating Human Health Impacts in Environmental Assessments
- Canadian Immunization Guide
Get the facts on legalizing and regulating cannabis
How the Cannabis Act would restrict access to cannabis, protect public health and safety, and set criminal penalties.
Prescription drug abuse: Testimonial videos
Get the facts and talk to your kids about prescription drug abuse.
Share how tobacco products have affected your health
How Canadians have been negatively affected by tobacco use.
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