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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...
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
The national, volunteer organization aims to improve health and quality of life of kidney disease patients. It provides information about kidney health, diseases and treatments; funds research; provides services for kidney patient...
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

Lung Association and Canadian Thoracic Society begin building lung health research agenda for Canada
2009-11-25
Canadian Lung Association
Recognizing the need to position Canada as a global leader in the fight against lung disease, the Canadian Lung Association together with the Canadian Thoracic Society have launched the development of...

Sources Select Resources

Glyphosate is a disaster for human health
Ho, Mae Wan
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Extensive, long running evidence for the cancer-causing effects of glyphosate, and other toxic impacts, have been ignored by regulators. Indeed as the evidence has built up, permitted levels in food h...
The Real Cost of Fracking: How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Wilson, Allison
Article
2014
Independent Science News
Many fracking chemicals are known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors or other classes of toxins. Studies carried out during the ongoing fracking boom, uncovered serious adverse effects including respir...

Media

Canal Vie
French-language network devoted to health and well-being. Targeting young, active and educated women.

Government Ministries & Agencies

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."


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