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Plant That Can Cause Third-Degree Burns in Canada -VIDEO-
Health & Wellness  (tags: third-degree burns, canada, plant, skin irritation, blindness, scarring, environment, health, humans, study, warning )

Lone
- 72 days ago - theweathernetwork.com
When combined with sunlight, sap from the plants can cause extreme skin irritation, temporary or permanent blindness and scarring.
Toronto Hospital Opens Sweat Lodge for Aboriginal Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Toronto hospital, sweat lodge, aboriginal patients, canada, mental health and addiction teaching hos, healthcare, humans, treatment )

Lone
- 93 days ago - ctvnews.ca
Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital has added a unique service for its aboriginal clients -- a sweat lodge to help promote spiritual, physical and emotional healing.
PETITION - Stop Charging/Gouging Para-Transit Fees From Dying Elderly Seniors! PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Elderly care, Canada, transit costs, disabled people )

Animae
- 110 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is an ugly practice to charge our dying seniors in wheelchairs for a para-transit bus ride in a country as wealthy as Canada.
Stop GM Alfalfa Contamination in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: alfalfa, Canada, environment, food, GMOs, health, organics )

Julie
- 146 days ago - thunderclap.it
Please join the Thunderclap and send a message to the Canadian Minister of Agriculture, to convince him to take immediate action, to #stopGMalfalfa and help prevent serious contamination.
Canada, STOP GM Alfalfa!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alfalfa, bees, Canada, carcinogens, GMOs, glyphosate, health, Ontario, organic, pesticides )

Julie
- 170 days ago - cban.ca
For the first time, Round Up Ready (glyphosate tolerant) GM alfalfa has been sold in Ontario for planting this spring. Alfalfa is a perennial plant which is very important in organic agriculture. Pollinated by bees, contamination is evitable.
Aboriginal Leaders Are Warning of the Mental Health Cost of Climate Change in the North
Health & Wellness  (tags: First Nations, Canada, Inuit, climate change, health impact, social problems, depression, risks )

Evelyn
- 209 days ago - thestar.com
First Nations and Inuit communities in the North are coping with growing despair over climate change, a problem observers are connecting to mental health and social problems.
Improve Mental Health Care in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health care, canada, public health care, health, healthcare, illness, protection )

Lone
- 219 days ago - change.org
Canada spends 7 cents out of every public health care dollar on mental health care, compared to the 10-11 cents spent in countries like New Zealand and the UK.
Eco Groups Take Canadian Government to Court in GMO Salmon Fight
Health & Wellness  (tags: Climate, Canada, GMO, Food, Public Health )

Judy
- 313 days ago - commondreams.org
Genetically modified fish pose too high of a risk to surrounding ecosystems, lawsuit states
Montreal Teen Anya Pogharian Creates Potentially Life-Changing Dialysis Machine
Health & Wellness  (tags: kidney dialysis, Anya Pogharian, education, ethics, society, disease, healthcare, research, treatment, Canada, Qu├ębec )

Lynn
- 592 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
... Anya Pogharian, 17, submitted a do-it-yourself dialysis machine âEUR" which costs $500 to make, vs. the usual $30,000 per machine âEUR" as an entry to Google Science Fair 2014.
By Closing the Health Council of Canada, Stephen Harper Is Abandoning National Medicare
Health & Wellness  (tags: stephen harper, canada, conservative government, national medicare, health care, ethics, government, health, healthcare, humans, safety, society )

Lone
- 604 days ago - thestar.com
Stephen HarperâEUR(TM)s Conservative government is abandoning the essential federal role in Canadian health care.
Mother Owes Nearly $1 Million for Daughter's Birth
Health & Wellness  (tags: mothers, babies, birth, debt, United States, Canada )

Tomoko
- 673 days ago - yahoo.com
Childbirth is costly, but this is ridiculous: A mom from Saskatchewan, Canada, owes almost $1 million in hospital bills after she gave birth in the United States.
Canada Leading Global Study Looking at Best Ways to Prevent Inuit Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: canada, global study, Inuits, suicide, death, environment, health, humans, investigation, prevention, research, science, society, study, treatment )

Lone
- 695 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Canada is leading an international effort to pull together the most effective ways to prevent suicide among aboriginal youth in the Arctic, an ongoing tragedy across the circumpolar world.
Tell Our Government to Side With Science and Stop the Use of Systemic Pesticides (Canadian Action)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bees, Canada, environment, pesticides, pollinators )

Julie
- 702 days ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is preparing to give the green light to flupyradifurone, a systemic pesticide which Health Canada say may pose a risk to bees, birds, worms, spiders, small mammals and aquatic bugs.
Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 765 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Experimental Ebola Drug Based on Research Discoveries From Canada's National Lab
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola vaccine, research, Canada, death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, treatment )

Lynn
- 783 days ago - home.mytelus.com
The experimental Ebola drug given to two American aid workers is based on years of research done at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. ... The drug had never been tested in humans before ...
 

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