World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover
...rance in the throes of campaigns to cut back drink-driving, a study by Educalcool, a Quebec based educational body, showed that over the last 20 years quebecers
are drinking less but better.
Educalcool said at a conference that its aim is to convince people that moderation is a rule without exception, ...
Measles Outbreak in Canada, Officials Urge Vaccination
...n Canada, but thought to have been conquered, measles has resurfaced in the Montreal area again. The public health department has issued a warning to quebecers
to make sure they have their shots (vaccine) up to date.
As there is no specific treatment for the illness, the public health officials say t...
Canada Confronts Obesity Head-on, Anti-obesity Campaign on Fast Track
... The provincial government has decided to spend $400-million plan for a worthy cause, mainly to educate quebecers
about the benefits of adopting healthy eating habits and leading an active life//. This is especially opportune as obesity has reached epidemic propor...
Quebecers To Choose Private Health-Care Insurance
...ed by Quebec Health Minister Philippe Couillard on Thursday that would give quebecers
the option of private health-care insurance //.
The Supreme Court of Ca...e success of the private health insurance option and its attraction to most quebecers
and multinational health care organizations.
Couillard said, ‘It's poss...
Incidence Of Smoking Less, Obesity More, in Canada: StatsCan
...kon (30 per cent).
The survey, conducted on 13,000 Canadians, put forth questions about several health-related topics .
It reported that quebecers
reported the highest level of stress(26%) while Newfoundland and Labrador(15.2%) reported the least in comparison to the national average of 23.2%
Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care Not Respected. Alleged Physician
...lmost all services are still going to be prohibited from any (private) coverage. It’s a violation of the judgment. Just for political expediency, many quebecers
are going to suffer and eventually to die,' Chaoulli said.
In a decision that surprised many observers, the Supreme Court said that a Quebec gov...
Quebec arming itself to combat a potential influenza pandemic
...ec has its plan ready, to face a worst-case possibility, of the initial pandemic wave affecting 35% of the population, amounting to nearly 2.6 million quebecers
- it could lead to 34000 being infected and 8500, dying due to the outbreak.
The Action plan lists out the possibility of a pandemic looming lar...