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World Restart a Heart Day

2021-10-14T14:20:31+00:00Tags: , , , |

o  We know that the vast majority of cardiac arrests occur outside the hospital. o  We know that most people experiencing a cardiac arrest in this situation don't survive. o  We [...]

The New Brunswick Lung Association is promoting its annual influenza awareness campaign

2021-09-23T14:38:30+00:00Tags: , , , |

The New Brunswick Lung Association is promoting its annual influenza awareness campaign with the goal to educate people on the reality that influenza can [...]

Health Canada announces funding for a tobacco cessation project to mark World No Tobacco Day 2021

2021-06-01T12:59:21+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

News release May 31, 2021   | Ottawa, Ontario   | Health Canada Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of premature death and disease in [...]

Adult Tobacco Cessation Campaign

2021-04-12T14:02:35+00:00Tags: , , |

From March 15 to 29, 2021, Health Canada’s Adult tobacco cessation campaign reminded Canadians 50+ who smoke that it’s never too late to quit [...]

Smoking history tied to worse COVID-19 outcomes

2021-01-28T13:57:56+00:00Tags: , , , |

Cumulative cigarette smoke exposure is an independent risk factor for hospital admission and death from COVID-19, according to a research letter published online Jan. [...]

Health Canada advisory – Unauthorized nicotine buccal pouches may pose serious health risks

2020-11-03T13:14:03+00:00Tags: , , , |

Summary Products: Nicotine buccal pouches (placed between the gum and cheek), also known as tobacco-less nicotine pouches and oral nicotine pouches. Issue: Nicotine buccal pouches are [...]

WHO – Tobacco responsible for 20% of deaths from coronary heart disease worldwide

2020-09-25T14:40:39+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today by the World Health Organization, World Heart [...]

Minister of Health announces funding for projects to help Canadians stop tobacco use

2020-06-02T12:14:58+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

To mark World No Tobacco Day, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced nearly $4.8 million in funding for organizations across Canada to develop programs and services that will [...]

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