How Many Ways Can Asbestos Can Kill You?

Make no mistake about it, asbestos is a killer. The toxic substance, which Canada finally outlawed just a couple of years ago, is the nation’s number one workplace killer. It is the cause of thousands of deaths annually. The importance of protecting yourself from the...

How Radon And Cigarettes Make A Lethal Combination

There was once a time when Canadians could smoke in restaurants. In fact, that time wasn’t all that long ago! Here in Alberta, smoking was banned in public spaces and workplaces in 2008. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 12 years since we could last light up in...

What Types Of Cancers Are Caused By Asbestos Exposure?

Back on December 30, 2018, the toxic substance known as asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. The federal government introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations which prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as...

Just How Dangerous Is Radon Anyway?

It can be argued that radon is a pretty weird gas. But it’s not weird due to its smell – because you can’t smell it. It doesn’t look funny – because you can’t see it. However, radon can cause some serious health problems for you and your family if it is found in...

Why Quitting Cigarette Smoking May Be More Important Now Than Ever

The current ways in which we live our lives are unprecedented. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of us are staying at home and practicing social distancing. Naturally, the more time we spend at home, the more we are around our family members. For...