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Two GO buses have been retrofitted to temporarily become COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics
Two GO buses have been retrofitted to temporarily become COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinics  Full Story
Researchers at McGill are Using AI to predict suicidal behaviours in students
Researchers at McGill are Using AI to predict suicidal behaviours in students  Full Story
Victim Services, Guelph Police launch sexual violence support guide
Victim Services, Guelph Police launch sexual violence support guide  Full Story
V-DAY! 90 -year-old U.K. Woman Makes World History - Becomes first to Accept Corona Vaccine Outside Of Trials
Margaret Keenan, 90 -year-old U.K. Woman Makes History - Becomes first to Accept Corona Vaccine Outside Of Trials  Full Story

In Case you haven't noticed, our EMPATHY bucket needs refilling
In Case you haven't noticed, our EMPATHY bucket needs refilling

Only 13% of Canadians are feeling empathetic, down markedly from two years ago
Our empathy bucket needs refilling Full Story

Health Check: Only One-Quarter of Canadians Believe their province is doing a good job managing health care
Health Check: Only One-Quarter of Canadians Believe their province is doing a good job managing health care

'Survey: Provinces' performance on key health care file in massive decline.'
Health Check: Only One-Quarter of Canadians Believe their province is doing a good job managing health care Full Story

Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox
Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox

'Symptoms of monkeypox include fever, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, swollen lymph nodes, and rash.'
Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox Full Story

Shielding children from food insecurity – provides no protection from psychological problems
Shielding children from food insecurity – provides no protection from psychological problems

'The study clearly shows that food insecurity is associated with poor mental health and lower well-being'
Shielding children from food insecurity – provides no protection from psychological problems Full Story

Navigating False Negatives: If you think you have COVID and test negative, you need to test again.
Navigating False Negatives: If you think you have COVID and test negative, you need to test again.

'So as COVID cases surge, we must expect more false negatives, for purely mathematical reasons.'
Navigating False Negatives: If you think you have COVID and test negative, you need to test again. Full Story

Immortality in the Lab: How One Woman’s Cells Changed Medicine and Ethics
Immortality in the Lab: How One Woman’s Cells Changed Medicine and Ethics

'A young Black woman’s cancer cells ushered in a medical revolution.'
Immortality in the Lab: How One Woman’s Cells Changed Medicine and Ethics Full Story

New nasal spray called  N-0385, treats Delta variant infection in mice, indicating broad spectrum results
New nasal spray called N-0385, treats Delta variant infection in mice, indicating broad spectrum results

'The compound has the potential to be used as a broad-spectrum treatment against other viruses.'
New nasal spray called N-0385, treats Delta variant infection in mice, indicating broad spectrum results Full Story

One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50
One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50

'Governments are not on track to eliminate violence against women and girls.'
One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50 Full Story

Mask Mandate to be lifted in step with province despite concerns from residents, teachers and medical experts
Mask Mandate to be lifted in step with province despite concerns from residents, teachers and medical experts

'REMEMBER ... Don't get careless, because another variant is inevitable.'
Mask Mandate to be lifted in step with province despite concerns from residents, teachers and medical experts Full Story

Compulsive Exercise Is A Socially Acceptable Prison Cell
Compulsive Exercise Is A Socially Acceptable Prison Cell

'CE is frequently accompanied by an eating disorder, 85% of those with eating disorders also exercise compulsively.'
Compulsive Exercise Is A Socially Acceptable Prison Cell Full Story

Two Years In: Half of Canadians say their mental health has worsened because of COVID - Women under 55 hit hardest
Two Years In: Half of Canadians say their mental health has worsened because of COVID - Women under 55 hit hardest

'39% of Canadians say relationships with Family and Friends have worsened over this period.'
Two Years In: Half of Canadians say their mental health has worsened because of COVID - Women under 55 hit hardest Full Story

Dr. Oz’s Sad Trip Down the Rabbit Hole: The pseudoscience-promoter is hoping to WIN a Senate seat

'He recently slandered Dr. Fauci as a “petty tyrant” then called him “cowardly” for not engaging in debate.'
Dr. Oz’s Sad Trip Down the Rabbit Hole: The pseudoscience-promoter is hoping to WIN a Senate seat. Full Story

Why Children Shouldn’t Just Be Left to Get COVID
Why Children Shouldn’t Just Be Left to Get COVID

'The risk of severe illness in Children is low BUT 1,200 children have been lost in the US.'
Why Children Shouldn’t Just Be Left to Get COVID Full Story

Unconcerned, More than four-in-five now believe a COVID-19 infection would be mild
Unconcerned, More than four-in-five now believe a COVID-19 infection would be mild

'Majority want Canada to shift vaccination efforts to less wealthy countries.'
Unconcerned, More than four-in-five now believe a COVID-19 infection would be mild Full Story

Three Month Schedule - Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures
Three Month Schedule - Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures

'Time-limited Measures to Blunt Spread of Omicron Protecting Hospital and Health Care Capacity.'
Three Month Schedule - Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures Full Story

Omicron Inevitability? 55% say they'll be infected regardless of precautions; two-in-five would end all restrictions
Omicron Inevitability? 55% say they'll be infected regardless of precautions; two-in-five would end all restrictions

'Parents stress balance of physical, mental health for children, lean toward schools open.'
Omicron Inevitability? 55% say they'll be infected regardless of precautions; two-in-five would end all restrictions Full Story

Canadians call for more rapid access to rapid antigen tests as Omicron fuels more holiday season anxiety
Canadians call for more rapid access to rapid antigen tests as Omicron fuels more holiday season anxiety

'It’s beginning to look a lot like (LAST) Christmas as Omicron variant surges.'
Canadians call for more rapid access to rapid antigen tests as Omicron fuels more holiday season anxiety Full Story

COVID-19 variants: Many people will need a third dose of the vaccine to protect against Omicron
COVID-19 variants: Many people will need a third dose of the vaccine to protect against Omicron

'Some mutations can change the virus properties such as transmissibility, disease severity, and immune escape.'
COVID-19 variants: Many people will need a third dose of the vaccine to protect against Omicron Full Story

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health ready to roll out vaccine to 5 to 11 year olds
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health ready to roll out vaccine to 5 to 11 year olds

Dr. Mercer: 'Our goal has always been to ‘be ready not get ready’.”
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health ready to roll out vaccine to 5 to 11 year olds Full Story

Is taking a daily Aspirin a good idea?
Is taking a daily Aspirin a good idea?

'What was recommended years ago might no longer apply today for many people. Here's Why.'
Is taking a daily Aspirin a good idea? Full Story

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