Recognize the potential hazards of common activities and misuse of consumer products, such as listening to loud music, excessive tanning, sports, tattooing and piercing, smoking, cosmetics and vitamin supplements.
Finding a Doctor
In most provinces and territories, the Ministry of Health or the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons offers an online directory of physicians, often sorted by location and specialty.
Inform yourself about sexual health issues, such as sexually transmitted infections and contraception (birth control).
Prepare for a trip abroad by learning how to stay healthy while away.
Public Health Insurance
Each province and territory in Canada provides public health insurance to its citizens and permanent residents. To receive medical care under provincial or territorial health care plans, you must register and obtain a health card.