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An alphabetical listing of Health Topics.
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Pertussis Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is also known as pertussis.

Piercings

Body piercing is putting jewellery through the skin. There are many things that you and your body piercer can do to reduce any risks.

Pinworms (threadworms)

Pinworms are tiny (5 to 13 millimetres), thread-like, white worms that can live in the colon and rectum of humans. They are very common in children. Pinworms are not dangerous.

Polio (Poliomyelitis, acute)

Polio (poliomyelitis) is a vaccine preventable disease. It is a potentially deadly disease caused by the poliovirus. It is very contagious. Canada has been certified “polio-free” since 1994 thanks to our vaccination program.