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Canadians spend a great deal of time indoors. That's why it's important to make sure our homes are safe and healthy places to live. Learn about the more common health risks that may be present in your home, and the simple steps you can take to protect your health and the health of your family.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Dec. 3, 2016
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Hazards in your home, safe and healthy places to live, common health risks in your home, protect your health, protect the health of your family
Federal

Understand the dangers of second-hand smoke, its health risks and how to avoid it. Also learn about the benefits of making your home and car smoke-free.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 9, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Second-hand smoke, health risks, smoke-free home and car.
Federal

Every day, we are exposed to chemicals and pollutants in the air, food, water and products we use in our home. Here are ten simple steps you can take today to help protect yourself and your family.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 14, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Ten Tips, protect your family, chemicals, pollutants, exposed to chemicals and pollutants.
Federal

Air contaminants are pollutants that are present in the air and can put your health at risk. Learn about the different indoor air contaminants.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 15, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Indoor air contaminants, pollutants in the air, health at risk.
Federal

Know the risks of second-hand smoke for pregnant women.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 9, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Second-hand smoke, exposure during pregnancy, health risks.
Federal

Protect your health from harmful chemicals and pollutants. Follow these tips to ensure your home is a healthy home.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Dec. 21, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Chemical safety, healthy home, protect your health, harmful chemicals and pollutants.
Federal

Infographic to Reduce the spread of COVID-19.Wash your hands.

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: May 13, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  pandemic, COVID-19, Coronavirus, COVID, Infographic, Reduce, spread, of COVID-19, Wash
Federal

If you are a smoker: completely replacing cigarette smoking with vaping will reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals.

Last Updated: Mar. 25, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 12, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  vaping, quitting smoking, replacing cigarette smoking with vaping, reduce your exposure, harmful chemicals
Federal

Pesticides are stringently regulated in Canada to ensure they pose minimal risk to human health and the environment. Health Canada relies on a number of mechanisms to protect your health and the environment, throughout a pesticide's lifecycle.

Last Updated: Jul. 29, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 13, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Pesticides, protecting, human health, environment, minimal risk, mechanisms to protect your health and the environment, a pesticide's lifecycle
Federal

How to reduce ticks around your home

Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 11, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  The best way, to protect, tick-borne, diseases, Lyme disease, prevent tick, bites, reduce ticks, around
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