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A limited "ehdition'' of Canadian Classics cigarettes are on sale in time for Canada Day.
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With greeting cards featuring tableaus of fishing, golfing and barbecuing with Dad, I can't help missing my father-in-law and feeling the void of his absence. I try to look back with fondness at all the great memories he made with my family, but the pain stings and I'm left feeling bitter that he was taken too soon.
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Government will consult with Canadians on anti-smoking measures.
According to the Canadian Cancer Society, smoking causes about 85 per cent of lung cancer cases in Canada and smokers shorten their lives by eight to 10 years on average. Julia Hayos, Special Projects Lead with the Canadian Cancer Society talks about the overview of the Run to Quit program. The Run to Quit program is a 10-week course for smokers to take up running or walking as a way to help break the habit.
The Canadian Cancer Society said Canada must reform its approach to palliative care.
The proposed tax would go up $1 per pack.
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"The demands on the country for palliative care are immense and unmet in many, many areas."
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The University of Waterloo announced on Monday that the school of pharmacology has made a breakthrough in leukemia research. Professor Paul Spanguolo and his team of researchers say a lipid found in a...
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TORONTO - The annual number of new cancer diagnoses in Canada will increase by 40 per cent by 2030, the Canadian Cancer Society predicted in a report released Wednesday.At first blush that projection...
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TORONTO - The Canadian Cancer Society says plain packaging for tobacco products is a ‘‘logical next step‘‘ to curb tobacco marketing and save lives.In a report released Tuesday, the society urges Heal...
It is estimated that in 2014, 191,300 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Canada and 76,600 people will die from the disease. That's just within one year. While it seems like we hear a lot about...
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There are many factors we can't control that affect our cancer risk, like growing older, our genetic profile and having a family history of the disease. But the good news is that there is a lot we can control. It's as simple as making healthy choices every day and having policies in place that protect our health. Here are the top 10 ways to lower your risk of cancer.
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Canadians are spending more time in the sun without adequate protection. What's even more concerning is that an alarming number of young women are going to tanning salons. It's not worth risking your life for a tan. Here are 10 of the most common myths about tanning.
Cancer rates in Canada are the lowest they've been in a decade and death rates from cancer continue to decline, but health experts say Canadians still have something to worry about. According to the...