Health

Environmental hazards can cause health problems, which is why we work to prevent pollutants and toxics from entering our bodies and our environment.

Many personal care products and home cleaning products contain toxic chemicals that can harm our bodies and ecosystems, so we are pushing for smarter regulations of cosmetics and home cleaners through our What's Inside? That Counts campaigns. We are also working to make Canada pesticide-free, and offer resources on which chemicals to avoid and how to shop for safer products.

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Photo: Cleaners Survey Executive Summary

Cleaners Survey Executive Summary

In the spring of 2012, the David Suzuki Foundation invited Canadians t... Read more »

Photo: Tell Canada's Health Minister to come clean about the toxic ingredients in our household cleaners

Tell Canada's Health Minister to come clean about the toxic ingredients in our household cleaners

You should know what chemicals are in your household cleaning products... Read more »

Photo: 'Dirty Dozen' cosmetic chemicals to avoid

'Dirty Dozen' cosmetic chemicals to avoid

From shampoos, to soaps, to lotions, to makeup — it's not uncomm... Read more »

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Photo: Beat the (never-ending) winter blues with outdoor exercise

Beat the (never-ending) winter blues with outdoor exercise

March 28, 2014 | Docs Talk

If you're like many Canadians, you might be hiding indoors to escape the seemingly never-ending winter. However, hibernators are missing out on one powerful way to beat the winter blues: outdoor exercise! Read more »