August 31, 2016


Below is a list of helpful resources and links for healthy living, including cancer screening, chronic disease management, children’s and women’s health, and more.

Health Campaigns

Choosing Wisely

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? - DocMikeEvans

Do More Screening Tests Lead to Better Health? Choosing Wisely - DocMikeEvans

Quit Now - Smoking Cessation

Prevention in Hand – College of Family Physicians of Canada


Comprehensive Health Information

Healthy Canadians - Government of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Peel Public Health

Medline Plus  – US National Institutes of Health

Mayo Clinic


Medical Conditions

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada

Canadian Diabetes Association

CancerCare Ontario

My Cancer IQ - Cancer Risk Assessment

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Canadian Dermatology Association

Osteoporosis Canada


Children’s Health

Caring for Kids – Canadian Pediatric Society

About Kids Health – Hospital for Sick Kids


Women’s Health

Sexuality and U – Society of OBGYNs of Canada

Women’s Health Matters – Women’s College Hospital

Family OB - Prenatal Care

Breastfeeding Information – Dr. Jack Newman

Motherisk – Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Resources


Local Links & Help Lines

Get a new OHIP card

Telehealth Ontario – 1-866-797-0000

Mississauga Halton Healthline



Ontario Medical Association

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

College of Family Physicians of Canada