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Rabies is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including humans. Once symptoms appear, rabies is almost always fatal. In Canada, bats, foxes, skunks, and raccoons are the most common transmitters of the disease.
|Radon||Radon is produced when uranium found in soil, rock or water decays. Radon is found across Canada because it occurs naturally in soil. The gas naturally rises up from the soil and can get into any type of building where it builds up due to negative pressure and lack of air flow. Breathing in radon gas for extended periods of time can potentially be hazardous to you and your family.|
|Rethink Your Drink||Flavoured water is a cheap, healthy alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. Here are some recipes and tips to prepare it safely.|
Rubella, commonly known as German Measles, is an infection that affects the skin and lymph nodes.