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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

Information about recalls and safety alerts, as well as tips on home safety and emergency preparedness.

Food & nutrition

Information to help you choose nutritious foods, handle, prepare and store them safely and learn about food labels, poisoning and sodium.

Drugs, health & consumer products

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

Diseases & conditions

Get information on common diseases and illnesses that affect Canadians, and also on food allergies. As well, learn how to donate organs and tissues.

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

Find information about health care services and non-insured health benefits, how to fight drug and substance abuse, environmental health, food safety and how to have a healthy pregnancy.

Health system & services

Information about Health Canada's role in the health care system and services, including primary health care and pharmaceuticals coverage, as well as home and community care.

Science, research & data

Information about health science, research, data, monitoring and surveillance, and determinants of health.

Dementia

Learn about dementia and how the Government of Canada is helping those who live with the disease.

Allergens and food safety at school

Information about the risks and types of food allergens at school, as well as tips on how to help limit the chance of a reaction.

Video Gallery

View videos on health and safety including healthy eating tips, product safety and more.

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