Health Topics for the letter "L"
|La prévention des infections: conseils pour éviter de tomber malade||
Voici quelques conseils pratiques pour éviter de tomber malade.
Qu'est-ce que la salmonellose? La salmonellose est une taxi-infection alimentaire causée par la germe Salmonella.
|Lead in Drinking Water||
Lead is a toxic metal that is found naturally in the air, soil, and water. It is also used in mining, manufacturing, and burning of fossil fuels. The amount of lead Canadians are exposed to has decreased since the 1970s, mainly due to the removal of lead in gasoline, paint, and solder in food cans (Government of Canada, 2013).
|Lead in Schools, Private Schools and Child Care Centres||
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks (MECP) enforces the Ontario Regulation 243/07 which requires all schools, private schools and child care centres to sample and test drinking water to measure the concentration of lead against the provincial drinking water guidelines for lead.
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause a rare but serious illness called listeriosis. Pregnant women, the elderly, and those with a weakened immune system have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill.