Health Bulletins

Every week, the CSSS-IUGS publishes a new health bulletin which provides information and advice to our cyber-readers about health-related topics which may be either of a physical or psychological nature.

These health bulletins contain practical information on a wide variety of subjects such as nutrition, fitness, aging, infections (i.e. gastroenteritis), fever, difficult life experiences, and much more.

Consult our weekly health bulletin.

Are You Familiar with Water Births?

April 22nd, 2013

Midwives at the CSSS-IUGS Maison de naissance de l'Estrie help expectant mothers give birth naturally at home, at the hospital, and at the Maison de...

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Malaria: Beware of Mosquitoes!

September 6th, 2011

Were you aware that malaria is the deadliest infectious disease among travellers? Every year, 500 million people are infected with malaria. One to...

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Checklist for the Well-Informed Traveller

February 8th, 2010

Are you planning to go on a trip? Have you thought about everything?

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The Tropics: Insect Paradise

March 16th, 2009

In Quebec, being bitten by mosquitoes is a common, seldom dangerous occurrence.

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Preventing Traveller’s Diarrhea (Montezuma's Revenge)

January 23rd, 2009

Approximately 50% of travellers will suffer from diarrhea after consuming contaminated food or water.

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