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Toronto Public Health hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for Toronto Newcomer Day

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Toronto -Toronto Public Health (TPH) will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Toronto Newcomer Day on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 to welcome and celebrate newcomers to Toronto. This clinic is part of Team Toronto’s continuing efforts to bring COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to places residents live, work and play – including Toronto Newcomer Day and other major events in the …

Brampton Recreation Centres

NATIONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY​ IN BRAMPTON

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Brampton – It’s time to get active, work up a sweat and celebrate your health! On Saturday, June 4, participate in a fitness scavenger hunt, dance your way through an outdoor Zumba™ class, or try a Sweat and Fete cardio class demo. Plus, visit fitness and wellness booths! The first 150 participants will receive a coupon redeemable for a 10-day fitness …

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Toronto Public Health investigates first suspected case of monkeypox

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) is currently investigating its first suspected case of monkeypox in an adult male resident in their 40s with recent contact with an individual who travelled to Montreal. The individual is currently stable and recovering in the hospital. While the risk to the general public from this infection is very low, members of the public …

Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox

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Ottawa – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is working with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and public health authorities in the province of Quebec to investigate potential exposure and contacts of a case of monkeypox recently identified in the United States (U.S.). The U.S. citizen had recently travelled to Canada from the U.S. The …

Medical Assistance in Dying

Medical Assistance in Dying & Mental Illness

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Ottawa – Medical assistance in dying (MAID) remains an important and deeply personal issue for many Canadians. The Government of Canada is committed to a legal framework for MAID that ensures autonomy and freedom of choice for Canadians, has strong safeguards, and ensures the compassionate and rights-based consideration of every request for MAID. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and David Lametti, …

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What is hypertension? 

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London – The World Hypertension Day is observed annually on May 17 but not much is done to curb this ailment. It is also considered the world’s largest killer, responsible for at least 8.5 million deaths and 218 million disabilities adjusted life years (DALY). Worldwide at least 1.4 billion people live with this chronic condition. The situation deteriorates when people …

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All about returning Covid patients

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Ottawa – A recent research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal studied 46,412 adults hospitalized for Covid-19 in Alberta and Ontario. About 18 per cent – 8,496 patients – died in hospital between January 2020 and October 2021. Among those sent home, about nine per cent returned to hospital within 30 days of leaving, while two per cent died.

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COVID-19 vaccination clinic at East York Farmers’ Market May 17

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health (TPH) has partnered with the East York Farmers’ Market to help residents get their next eligible dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, May 17. Keeping up-to-date with COVID-19 immunization is the best protection against serious illness linked to the virus. This approach is part of Team Toronto’s ongoing hyper-local, equity-focused vaccination strategy to ensure …

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Harmful effects of alcoholism

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Longueuil – Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Sherbrooke, announced funding of nearly $200,000 for two research projects that will be led by researchers at Université de Sherbrooke. The projects will provide evidence to inform interventions to prevent serious harms related to alcohol use …