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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
canfitpro
canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows and membership services.
The Cochrane Collaboration/The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide. It produces and dissemin...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and goods in or...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 60,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, publi...
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to: * Support sustainable economic growth * Boost employment * Raise living standards * Maintain financ...
Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
An independent voluntary association of rural physicians from across Canada, advocating for sustainable conditions for rural health-care workers, equitable access to health care for rural Canadians, and a National Rural Health Str...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordination Con...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

Addiction and Mental Illness... The Stakes are High but the Opportunity is Great
2012-10-12
Bellwood Health Services
This week's release of the ground-breaking study 'Opening Eyes, Opening Minds: The Ontario Burden of Mental Illness and Addictions Report' provides a shocking perspective on the impact that mental ill...
Anavex raises $1.575 million
2011-07-11
Dr. Cameron Durrant, MD, MBA, Alzheimer's Disease and Pharmaceuticals/Biot
Anavex Life Sciences Corp. ("ANAVEX") (OTCBB: AVXL) is pleased to announce that it has raised US$1,575,000.00 through the exercise of warrants. Funds will be used to continue the Phase I clinical tria...
Anavex to present at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease
2011-07-15
Dr. Cameron Durrant, MD, MBA, Alzheimer's Disease and Pharmaceuticals/Biot
Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (“Anavex”) (OTCBB: AVXL) today announced that new data on ANAVEX 2-73, the company’s lead compound for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) currently in Phase I clinical trials, will be...
Celebrity Fitness Trainer Creates Choi-Bo: New Exercise That Helps Those With Joint Health Issues
2009-05-24
www.keepingyourjointshealthy.com
Celebrity Fitness Trainer Anthony Aurelius Creates Choi-Bo, A New Mind And Body Workout Routine Aimed at Improving Fitness In Adults And Young People. Natural Health Expert Maryon Stewart To Interview...
National Senior Safety Week - Healthy Active Living
2009-10-30
Canada Safety Council
November 6th # 12th is National Senior Safety Week, and Canada Safety Council along with the Active Living Coalition for Older Adults, encourages older Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-be...
New ALL BUT GLUTEN Baked Goods Launches During Celiac Awareness Month for Canadians on a Gluten-Free Diet
2013-04-30
The Gluten-Free Agency
ALL BUT GLUTEN - a new line of great tasting gluten-free products from Weston Bakeries is being launched during Celiac Awareness Month. These products are certified by the Canadian Celiac Association'...
Sources welcomes iPower Train
2009-02-03
iPower Train
Founder and "mompreneur" Ivy Lim understands the constraints of finding time for fitness and for yourself. She trains a range of individuals from high performance athletes, busy moms, weight loss str...
Sources welcomes ParticipACTION
2008-12-17
Participaction
ParticipACTION, the national voice for physical activity and sport participation in Canada, focuses on inspiring and supporting Canadians to move more.

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Health Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on health.
Deformities, sickness and livestock deaths: the real cost of GM animal feed?
Deformities, Sickness and Livestock Death
Wasley, Andrew
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Feeding animals a diet containing genetically modified (GM) ingredients or more specifically feed made from GM soya and sprayed with the controversial herbicide glyphosate is responsible for deformiti...
Many European Pesticide Approvals Are 'unlawful' Says EU Ombudsman
Latham, Jonathan
Article
2016
Independent Science News
Many current pesticides in the European Union appear to have been approved illegally the Ombudsman of the EU has said. This judgment was reached on Feb 22nd by the EU Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, follow...
Medicine Wars Will Alternative and Mainstream Medicine Ever Be Friends
Seidman, Barry F.
Article
2001
Skeptical Inquirer
In the wake of dozens of new and complementary medicines flooding both the marketplace and some hospitals, which path will medicine take?
Social determinants of health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
Sources Select Health Experts
Website
Health experts available to take media calls about their area of expertise.

Sources Bookshelf

Doubt is their Product
How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
Michaels, David (ed.)
Book
2008
Reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitious tactics spawned a multimillion-dollar industry that is dismantling public health safeguards. Offers concrete, workable suggestions for how it can be res...
Poverty and Policy in Canada
Implications for Health and Qualityof Life
Raphael, Dennis
Book
2007
Raphael writes with authority on the problem of inequality and poverty in Canada. Income variability has increased while social assistance and minimum wages have not kept people up.

Media

Abilities Magazine
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.
Alive Magazine
Alternative health and nutrition.
American Health & Fitness
For fit men aged 18 to 40. 90% distribution to the U.S.
Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism
Focuses on the application of physiology, nutrition and metabolism to the study of human health, physical activity and fitness.
Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal
A journal devoted to current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
British Columbia Medical Journal
Provides continuing medical education and provides a forum for association news and members' opinions.
Canada WYDE
A size positive lifestyle publication for plus size people. Part of the Canadian Association for Size Acceptance. No diet or weight loss advertising.
Canadian Journal of Diabetes
Diabetes care and education.
Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal. Health issues, rural health policies and clinical information.
Canadian Living
Smart solutions for everyday living.
Canadian Women's Health Network
Women's health issues.
Canal Vie
French-language network devoted to health and well-being. Targeting young, active and educated women.
Cancer Prevention & Control
Peer reviewed articles and reviews in cancer prevention and control. Explores the bridging, interfacing and interaction between disciplines, approaches, constituencies and personnel.
CBC - English Network Television
Publically funded, national network. A Crown corporation with 17 owned-and-operated stations and 19 private affiliates, providing 98% coverage of English-language homes. CBC organizes its broadcasts t...
C'est Pour Quand?
Reference publication designed to meet the informational needs of pregnant women.
Chatelaine
Issues and ideas that are important to active, involved Canadian women.
Chƒtelaine
French language edition of Chatelaine.
Common Ground Magazine (Vancouver)
Independent magazine about health, the environment, personal growth and creativity.
Countdown Canada
Diabetes information.
CTV (Canadian Television Network)
Privately owned national network. English-language service only. The company owns 27 stations across Canada.
DerniŠre Heure
Health, science, and social issues.
Diabetes Dialogue
Canada's diabetes magazine for readers with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Nutrition, exercise, medical updates, and lifestyle management.
Discovery Life
Useful, practical, reliable and entertaining programming related to health, wellness and medicine.
Elle Canada
Women's fashion, entertainment, health, and social issues.
Family Health
Written by health-care practitioners for the general public. Reliable, up-to-date information about a wide range of health topics and concerns. Developed with the assistance of the College of Family P...
Family Health & Life
Different editorial sections catering to a wide range of audiences, the core revolving around your and your family's health. General interest articles and more specialized topics such as healthy livin...
Fitt Health Journal
Exercise, nutrition, supplements.
Flare
Fashion and beauty magazine, targeting women between 18 & 34, providing the latest on fashion, beauty, nutrition, and relationships. Available online and through apps; no print edition.
Food Network
Airs programming related to food, cooking, cuisine and the food industry.
Fresh Magazine
Fitness, health, business, fashion, music, sex and culture. For ages 18 to 34.
Future Health/Perspectives Sante
Canadian health research news.
Good Times: The Magazine For Successful Retirement
The Canadian magazine for successful retirement,
Guide Ressources
Psychology, health, environment.
The Health Journal
In-depth reporting on a variety of health issues including nutrition, physical fitness, sexual and political health issues and lifestyle management.
Health 'N Vitality
Information on natural health and nutrition.
Herizons
Women's news and feminist views.
Horse Care Magazine
Deals with horse health information for owners, riders, trainers, breeders and other equine industry players.
IMPACT
Health, fitness and sport.
Life Peak
A magazine that focuses on health and wellness and environmental issues.
Natural Life Magazine
Addressing contemporary health, personal, environmental and lifestyle issues in a positive and intelligent manner since 1976.
OHS Canada
For occupational health and safety managers and related professionals in business, industry, and government.
One
Offers lifestyle and entertainment programming devoted to wellness, personal growth and spiritual health.
7 Jours
Food, health, beauty and celebrity interviews.
Sheep Canada
Focus on sheep production and farming.
Synchronicity
Personal growth magazine exploring holistic living, complementary therapies, alternative spirituality, personal healing, healthier relationships, options for a better world. Each issue is based on a m...
Today's Parent
Written for parents of young children.
Tonic Toronto
Tonic Toronto is a home delivery magazine with a focus on fitness, wellbeing and environmental issues.
VISTA Magazine
VISTA Magazine is a bimonthly publication with an emphasis on nutrition, health and wellness.
Vitalit‚ Qu‚bec Mag
Natural health and nutrition, including naturopathy, homeopathy, organic living, holistic health and healthy recipes.
Vitality Magazine
Holistic health, herbs and Chinese medicine.
WE International
A feminist look at how women interact, progress, challenge and harmonize within their built, social and natural environments.
WellnessOptions
A consumer health magazine, researched and referenced like a scientific journal. Multiple health and medical perspectives explained and made simple for everyday use.
WHOLifE
Wellness, natural healing, holism and environmentalism.Body , mind & spirit related content
Your Health
A bi-monthly preventive health magazine

Government Ministries & Agencies

Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
(AECL) is a nuclear technology and services company providing services to utilities worldwide. Delivers a range of nuclear services: from R&D support, construction management, design and engineering t...
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
"To excel...in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system."
Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...
Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is a federal government department specializing in the sustainable development and use of natural resources -- energy, minerals and metals, and forests. Our work contr...
Statistics Canada
Canada's central statistical agency.


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