Poisoning is one of a parent’s worst fears, and those fears are well founded – about half of poisonings happen to children under six.
Among Canadians of all ages, poisoning is the fourth-leading cause of injury deaths and the fifth-leading cause of hospitalizations.
In North America alone, it is estimated that 2 to10% of all healthcare dollars are lost to fraud. Canada's life and health insurers have made and continue to make significant investments in technology, skilled staff, and awareness initiatives with their clients to mitigate healthcare fraud.
International Women’s Day (March 8) is the perfect day to take action on women’s health. We know, for example, that many working women struggle to juggle a home, family and life in general. This constant struggle means that they end up putting their health and wellbeing on the backburner. So how can women find a balance and make better decisions that will result in healthier outcomes?
Every year on the last day of February, organizations in more than 80 countries around the world participate in the annual advocacy event, Rare Disease Day. The event raises awareness about the impact of rare diseases on patient’s lives.
It’s February, time for that once-a-year opportunity to celebrate love with chocolate, cinnamon hearts, greeting cards and flowers. But this year, we hope you’ll also take a moment to celebrate your heart, the miraculous fist-sized organ that keeps you breathing, moving and… well, loving.