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Provincial plans to reduce the impact of flooding

Provincial plans to reduce the impact of flooding

Today in the Legislature, Premier Doug Ford highlighted the Ontario government’s commitment to improving the province’s resilience to flooding, said a statement from the Premier’s office on May 13, 2019…. Read more »

Health Unit talks about rabies concern

Health Unit talks about rabies concern

With the number of animal rabies cases in Southern Ontario still exceeding the norm, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding everyone to be diligent because infected animals could move… Read more »

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario Medical Journal Whether they know it or not, dozens of Northern Ontario heart patients have something special in common with Mick Jagger, the world famous… Read more »

Northern Health Units to work together on climate change Reports

Northern Health Units to work together on climate change Reports

The seven public health units in northern Ontario will be working together on climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation reports over the next two years with funding support from… Read more »

Health Canada report on medically assisted dying

Health Canada report on medically assisted dying

The release of information on medical assistance in dying helps Canadians understand how the legislation is being implemented across the country. The federal government recognizes that public reporting in this… Read more »

Health products for women to be studied by committee

Health products for women to be studied by committee

Following an enthusiastic response of more than 80 nominees interested in lending their expertise in the field of women’s health, Canada’s Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor is pleased to… Read more »

Vale releases miners mental health study results

Vale releases miners mental health study results

By LEN GILLIS A survey into the state of the mental health of Vale mine workers in Sudbury produced some startling answers for the researchers looking into the mental well-being… Read more »

Improving Health in First Nations by Addressing Food Insecurity

Improving Health in First Nations by Addressing Food Insecurity

Understanding Our Food Systems Project Builds Food Sovereignty at Community Level By GRAHAM STRONG Food security is a known social determinant of health. However, food insecurity is a real issue… Read more »

Smoking rates among Indigenous youth are declining

Smoking rates among Indigenous youth are declining

By GRAHAM STRONG Indigenous youth have higher risk factors for tobacco use than the general population, though data from tobacco prevention and cessation programs show that these initiatives are making… Read more »

Eat-Move-Repeat is a Timmins success story

Eat-Move-Repeat is a Timmins success story

Encouraging people to eat well and stay active By LEN GILLIS Traditional moose meat and bannock served up with a fresh pico de gallo side dish is just one of… Read more »

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