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The Sunshine Vitamin: What, Where, and How Much?

The Sunshine Vitamin: What, Where, and How Much?

When the majority of people hear the term Vitamin D, they will immediately associate it with images of sunshine, warm climates, and the summer season. That is to say, many people are aware of the essential vitamin and our primary source of obtaining it, but: what...

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A Risk-Based Approach to Site License Applications

A Risk-Based Approach to Site License Applications

In attempt to eliminate the recent issue of site license renewal backlogs, the Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) is implementing a new risk based approach to the site license application. With an ambitious goal of removing all backlog by...

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COVID-19 and Vitamin D: Correlation or Coincidence?

COVID-19 and Vitamin D: Correlation or Coincidence?

The past several months have unquestionably been inundated with what sometimes feels like constant streams of new information and theories surrounding the global virus, COVID-19. Some of the most thought-provoking of which concern a potential correlation between...

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New Canadian Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist Updates

New Canadian Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist Updates

Earlier this month, Health Canada released a new list of proposed updates to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist, which included new additions, as well as revisions, to both the restricted and prohibited cosmetic ingredient lists. The proposed new additions to the...

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You and your Smart Phone Against Covid-19

You and your Smart Phone Against Covid-19

We have previously reported on how smart phones, watches and their apps have the potential to aid in the health industry, such as the diagnosis of dementia or the sale of products. Therefore, it only makes sense that we use this technology to...

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Health Canada Wants your Input!

Health Canada Wants your Input!

Recently Health Canada released two separate public inquiries, one regarding drugs manufactured in Canada specifically for export and the other regarding counter-tariffs on aluminum exports from the U.S. to Canada.   Health Canada plans...

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The Progress in The SARS-Covid-2 Vaccine

The Progress in The SARS-Covid-2 Vaccine

As countries around the world begin their return to a new normal, the importance of a vaccine against SARS-Covid-2 becomes more prevalent. Therefore, it is the perfect time to discuss the progress that the world has made with the...

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