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Ultrasound: Medical radiation

Sep 3, 2019 ..., such as the size, age and state of health of the baby in the womb. It can also detect twins and can diagnose certain birth defects. The clinical use of fetal ultrasound has grown rapidly and it has an excellent safety record. There have been millions of these examinations over the past few decades with no confirmed health risks for the baby or the mother. This finding

Ultraviolet radiation

Sep 3, 2019 ... Act. How the Government of Canada protects you Health Canada's Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau assesses, monitors, and helps reduce health and safety risks from radiation emitting devices and other sources of radiation, including tanning equipment. The Public Health Agency of Canada monitors cancer in Canada and develops programs to reduce

Medical uses of radiation

Sep 3, 2019 ...Medical radiation Information on the benefits and risks of using radiation to diagnose and treat illness, such as ultrasound, medical X-rays, mammography and medical isotopes. Services and information Ultrasounds Diagnostic ultrasound, 3D ultrasound, fetal ultrasound, safety of ultrasounds, frequency of ultrasound, exposure to ultrasound, what

Microwave ovens: Everyday things that emit radiation

Sep 3, 2019 ...Microwave ovens Microwave ovens provide a convenient way to thaw, cook, and reheat food. They are now common in most Canadian homes and restaurants, and are found in many commercial and industrial establishments. On this page: About microwave ovens Microwave leakage Concerns about pacemakers Re-selling your microwave oven Minimize your risk Health Canada's

The Cannabis Act: Here’s what you need to know

Sep 6, 2019 ... to be available for legal purchase. These products will be in addition to cannabis products already available for purchase, such as dried cannabis and cannabis oil. If you choose to use cannabis, know the health effects and how to lower the risks to your health and safety. Like alcohol and tobacco, cannabis has risks, especially for youth and young adults. It can take up


Sep 3, 2019 ... far outweigh their risks. More information: Medical x-ray Radiation Safety Codes

Information Update - Health Canada warns of potential risk of pulmonary illness associated with vaping products

Sep 19, 2019 ...Information Update - Health Canada warns of potential risk of pulmonary illness associated with vaping products Report a Concern Starting date: September 4, 2019 Type of communication: Information Update Subcategory: Cannabis Source of recall: Health Canada Issue: Important Safety Information, Usage Audience: General Public Identification number: RA-70919

Personal stereo systems and the risk of hearing loss

Sep 3, 2019 ... are linked to hearing loss Protect your hearing Other safety concerns Know the early signs of hearing loss Health Canada's tests on personal stereo systems Health Canada's role How sound levels and listening times are linked to hearing loss Scientists measure the levels of different sounds with a unit called the A-weighted decibel (dBA). Sounds with levels below 70

Radiofrequency fields

Sep 3, 2019 ... wireless devices cannot break chemical bonds in your body. More information Smart Meters Safety Code 6 Cell phones and cell phone towers

Radiological and nuclear emergencies

Sep 3, 2019 ... exercises, nuclear emergency preparedness and response. Radiation measurement Fixed Point Surveillance Network (FPS), Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network (CRMN), Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Monitoring Network, European Radiological Data Exchange Platform (EURDEP). Contributors Health Canada Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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