Category Archives: Wellness

Introduction of Motion: Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy – October 31, 2017

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I give notice that on November 9, 2017 I shall move the following resolution, seconded by the member from Fredericton-York: WHEREAS alcohol is the leading cause of injury and death in Canada; WHEREAS a 2012 Stats Canada survey found that 20% of New Brunswickers were heavy drinkers; WHEREAS excessive drinking bears numerous known health risks including cancer and cardiovascular disease; […]

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Alcohol hospitalizations outnumber heart-attacks: report – Telegraph-Journal – 22 June 2017

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Article by Colin McPhail Photo by Ryan Remiorz Saint John • There were more hospitalizations in Canada caused by alcohol than by heart attacks last year, according to alarming statistics in a new report examining the impact of alcohol on Canadians and health care. The Canadian Institute for Health Information report, released Thursday, concluded 212 people were hospitalized daily for […]

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