ADEA Washington Update

Law Banning Flavored Tobacco Products Takes Effect in New Brunswick

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The New Brunswick Department of Health announced that legislation expanding the reach of the province’s Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Sales Act went into effect on Jan. 1, 2016. The law bans the sale of all flavored tobacco, includ

More Patients Using Emergency Rooms for Dental Services

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An increasing number of uninsured and underinsured dental patients are resorting to Ottawa's emergency rooms for treatment, according to a report presented to the city’s Board of Health in November. The research by Ottawa Public Health

News from Canada: Dental Hygienists Call for Federal Leadership to Improve Oral Care Outcomes

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The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) called on all federal parties to commit to addressing the issue of limited access to preventative oral care in Canada. Canadian government programs only cover approximately 6% of oral health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Launches Oral Health Website

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The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) announced the launch of their new website, which was developed to provide the public with general information about dental hygiene and oral health.

Canadian Dental Hygienists Respond to Report on Rural Access to Health Care

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Canada’s Office of the Auditor General has released a series of “Spring Reports,” including a report that examines access to health services for remote communities of mostly indigenous Canadians. Canada’s federally run health prog

One-third of Ontario Workers Lack Medical/Dental Benefits, Study Says

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Many low-income workers in Ontario, Canada do not receive employer-provided medical or dental benefits, according to a study by the Wellesley Institute, a health policy think tank in Toronto.
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