Today Drake celebrates his 35th birthday
(CNN)Pop the bottle, it's the Champagne Papi's birthday today. Canadian rapper Drake is celebrating another year around the sun as he... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

B.C., Ontario set to lift most COVID-19 capacity limits on Monday
Two provinces are set to ease restrictions on Monday as Canada's top doctor says nearly 90 per cent of eligible residents in the country have been administered at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Containers ablaze on cargo ship off British Columbia
A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the Canadian Coast Guard... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fire blazes cargo ship containers off British Columbia
A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the Canadian Coast Guard... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian Forces personnel to help Saskatchewan with COVID-19 crisis
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces will be deployed to Saskatchewan to help battle the province's fourth wave of COVID-19, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair said. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

To serve and protect whom? Using composite counter-storytelling to explore Black and Indigenous youth experiences and perceptions of the police in Canada - Samuels-Wortley K.
Research based in the US and Britain have established that perceptions of the police are particularly low among youth and racialized communities. However, by contrast, little is known about racialized youth perceptions of the police within Canada. Due to f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Making change on gender-based violence: assessing shifting political opportunities in Canada political opportunities in Canada - Boucher L.
Feminist anti-violence organizations provide much needed services and advocate for changes to culture and policy. However, their ability to continue with this work is jeopardized by fraught and changing relations with governments. This is especially the ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Why 'waning immunity' from COVID-19 vaccines isn't as bad as it sounds
Canadians concerned over waning immunity from COVID-19 vaccines, breakthrough infections and the need for booster shots in the general public could benefit from a dose of some important context. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

With patience and respect, Montreal doctor convinced vaccine-hesitant co-worker to get her shots
Worried about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Montreal patient attendant Monique Dupriez turned to her co-worker Dr. Ingrid Marchand for advice, but the process wasn't fast or easy. Even once she'd been persuaded, it took Dupriez a month to take the leap and actually be inoculated. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Vivos Therapeutics and Candid Announce Strategic Collaboration to Deliver A Comprehensive Sleep Apnea and Orthodontic Treatment Solution
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivos Therapeutics, Inc. ( " Vivos " or " the Company " ) (NASDAQ: VVOS), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic and treatment modalities for patients suffering from mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring, and Candid Care Co. ( " Candid " ), a digital platform for oral healthcare, today announced a new collaboration that will seek to provide patients with a comprehensive, whole-mouth solution to diagnose and treat OSA in adult patients and provide ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

'It's not your fault': Changing the conversation about obesity
Millions of Canadian adults are classified as overweight or obese by the Body Mass Index. But according to some experts, the BMI is among many things that should be scrapped as the medical field changes how it looks at obesity. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/The Current Source Type: news

Bringing WISDOM to Breast Cancer Care
Dr. Laura Esserman answers the door of her bright yellow Victorian home in San Francisco’s Ashbury neighborhood with a phone at her ear. She’s wrapping up one of several meetings that day with her research team at University of California, San Francisco, where she heads the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. She motions me in and reseats herself at a makeshift home office desk in her living room, sandwiched between a grand piano and set of enormous windows overlooking her front yard’s flower garden. It’s her remote base of operations when she’s not seeing patients or operating at the hospita...
Source: TIME: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Canadians who had allergic reaction to first vaccine dose can safely get second, advisory committee says
Those who had an allergic reaction to their first shot of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can safely receive future doses of the same product or a different mRNA vaccine, says Canada's vaccine advisory committee. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should prepare to introduce some measures to limit rising COVID-19 cases as acting early will reduce the need for tougher restrictions later, his scientific advisers said in advice published on Friday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Alberta put its contact-tracing system on life support. Can it be resuscitated?
Alberta announced it would move in August toward treating the pandemic as an endemic — ending contact tracing. That didn’t last, but resuming it has been difficult, contact tracers say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Whole raw onions recalled in Canada over link to U.S. salmonella outbreak
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall warning for whole red, yellow and white raw onions after U.S. health officials linked the vegetables to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 650 people in 37 U.S. states. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

There's a children's COVID-19 vaccine awaiting approval in Canada. What do we know about it?
CBC answers how the pediatric vaccine is different, where kids will be able to get it, how long approval might take and other questions around COVID-19 vaccinations for younger children. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly
A new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights says a far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Doctors, Official Opposition call for gathering limits as Sask. ICUs remain swamped
New COVID-19 modelling in Saskatchewan suggests more public health restrictions are needed to bend the curve. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatoon Source Type: news

Canadian medical firm grows Raleigh operation on heels of reported $250M buy
Led by a former insightsoftware CEO, the Canadian-founded company is making Raleigh its U.S. headquarters. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
Moscow will reintroduce lockdown measures from Oct. 28 to combat surging COVID-19 cases, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Thursday, with all shops, bars and restaurants due to close, except those selling essential goods, such as supermarkets and pharmacies. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Researchers put a date on when the Vikings arrived in Canada: exactly 1000 years ago
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers put a date on when the Vikings arrived in Canada: exactly 1,000 years ago
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Becky Sullivan Source Type: news

Researchers pinpoint when the Vikings came to Canada. It was exactly 1,000 years ago
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Becky Sullivan Source Type: news

Simple tips could help more aging Canadians to live at home independently
Adding coloured tape to the edge of stairs could help prevent falls, the main cause of accidental death among those aged 65 plus. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/White Coat, Black Art Source Type: news

Cambridge woman outraged after late sister's photos used in Ontario MPP's anti-vaccination posts
A Cambridge woman is demanding an apology from Ontario MPP Randy Hillier after a photo and personal information of her late sister, who died from a rare autoimmune disease, were used without permission in his anti-vaccination social media posts. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

What Canadians need to know about how climate change is affecting their health
Climate change is hurting us, and a global report released today warns the impact on people's health — especially the elderly, the young, and the vulnerable — will get far worse if leaders fail to commit to more ambitious climate targets at COP26. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Science Source Type: news

Supply chain disruptions lead to shortages and soaring prices
(Natural News) Finding items from Canada and Mexico and other parts of the globe is set to become more problematic and more expensive. No matter what people know or understand about trade and the supply chain, the key takeaway is that products will cost more. There is already a massive shortage of truck drivers, who are getting... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emotional Sask. chief medical health officer pleads with public amid dire new COVID-19 modelling
"To see young lives lost to a vaccine-preventable disease — how can we accept this?" Dr. Saqib Shahab said Wednesday (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatoon Source Type: news

Solar storm confirms Vikings settled in North America exactly 1,000 years ago
Analysis of wood from timber-framed buildings in Newfoundland shows Norse-built settlement 471 years before ColumbusLong before Columbus crossed the Atlantic, eight timber-framed buildings covered in sod stood on a terrace above a peat bog and stream at the northern tip of Canada ’s island of Newfoundland, evidence that the Vikings had reached the New World first.But precisely when the Vikings journeyed to establish the L ’Anse aux Meadows settlement had remained unclear – until now.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Reuters Tags: Archaeology Americas World news Science Source Type: news

Merck Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of CUBICIN ® (Daptomycin for Injection) 500 mg, Lot 934778, Due to Presence of Particulate Matter Identified as Glass Particles
Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is voluntarily recalling one lot of CUBICIN ® (daptomycin for injection) 500mg for intravenous use, Lot 934778, Exp June 2022. Because treatment with CUBICIN is likely to be initiated at a hospital or other monitored healthcare se (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 20, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

COVID vaccine mandate lunacy: If you sneak into America from Canada or Mexico, you don't need a vaccine but if traveling legally, you do
(Natural News) The longer the COVID-19 pandemic lasts, the more ridiculous those pushing for various mandates related to it look to rational, thinking people. When Donald Trump was in office and touting his “Operation Warp Speed” program aimed at bringing the country COVID vaccines in record time, Democrats — including then-presidential contender Joe Biden and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ORDERED TO LIE: Canada's fascist government orders pastor to preach covid lies from "medical experts"
(Natural News) Canadian judge Adam Germain is trying to force Pastor Artur Pawlowski to preach propaganda to his congregation about how the government’s Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) plandemic narrative is backed by “medical experts.” Artur and his brother Dawid were sentenced this week for supposedly inciting Canadian citizens to violate their government’s Chinese Virus obedience laws.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday
The World Health Organization says there was a seven per cent rise in new coronavirus cases across Europe last week — the only region in the world where reported cases increased. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Senior leader at Thunder Bay, Ont., hospital removed after Nazi imagery discovered on his social media
The hospital in Thunder Bay, Ont., has removed a senior official from a leadership council for violating its social media policy after images of Nazi-affiliated items were found on his social media, although Keith Taylor told CBC he's "not a Nazi" but is a "history buff." WARNING: This story contains content that may be distressing. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Thunder Bay Source Type: news

Premier Scott Moe admits Sask. could have responded faster to 4th wave of COVID-19
The rate of daily new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan has begun to trend downward, but the province still has the highest rates of cases and deaths over the past two weeks. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Parents anxious as dispute between optometrists, Ontario government drags on
Since the beginning of last month, optometrists in Ontario have refused service to children under 20 and seniors 65 and older, and anyone covered by OHIP. "Someone's got to give here because some of our most vulnerable are suffering," says one parent. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

Putting the fear of death into people could be the best way to get them to exercise, study claims
Negative messages warnings about illness and death from a lack of physical activity were the best performers when it came to encouraging people to stay fit, a Canadian study has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world Tuesday
Many scientists are pressing the British government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates, already Europe's highest, rise still further. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world Oct. 19
Many scientists are pressing the British government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates, already Europe's highest, rise still further. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Haiti gang wants $17M ransom for kidnapped American and Canadian missionaries, say reports
(CNN)The gang that kidnapped a group of 17 American and Canadian missionaries in Haiti has asked for $1 million each for their release,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overdoses spike in Thunder Bay and officials say 'toxic drug supply' is to blame
People who consume drugs in Thunder Bay are being warned to take extra safety precautions following another surge in overdoses over the weekend. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Thunder Bay Source Type: news

Guess Who ’s Behind Paralysis on COVID19 in the UN Committee on World Food Security
By Nora McKeonROME, Oct 19 2021 (IPS) ‘COVID 19 has multiplied hunger and malnutrition challenges. We need transformative action!’ The first speaker at the UN Committee on World Food Security’s (CFS) 49th Plenary Session, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, turned the spotlight on the disastrous impacts of the pandemic that have afflicted communities around the world for close to two years. Nora McKeonHe was echoed by the presenter of the 2021 edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World for whom ‘COVID is only the tip of the iceberg’, while keynote speaker, Jeffr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nora McKeon Tags: Aid Civil Society COVID-19 Economy & Trade Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Pfizer asks Health Canada to approve COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years old
If Health Canada gives the green light, providers will be able to start offering the COVID-19 shot to kids under 12, though new child-sized doses might need to be procured. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Sending Talc Cases to Bankruptcy Court
As expected, Johnson & Johnson has unloaded its burgeoning talc-related liabilities on a new subsidiary that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 14. The controversial move, which confirmed the fears of many personal injury attorneys, is an attempt by J&J to more easily resolve the thousands of current and future lawsuits claiming that its talc products have caused serious medical problems, including ovarian and mesothelioma cancers. Most of the claims contend that talc in the products was contaminated with toxic asbestos fibers. The filing, in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Western District of...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 18, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

End-of-life care program at UCLA benefited dying patients and loved ones despite COVID restrictions
A program offered by UCLA Health ’s intensive care units is providing meaningful and compassionate support for dying patients and their families, despite the challenges brought about by COVID-19. A study about the initiative, published in the journalCritical Care Explorations, is the first to show empirically that a palliative care program could be adapted — and even expanded — during the pandemic. It also could serve as a case study for improving end-of-life care during an era when visiting restrictions and infection control have introduced extraordinary new challenges for health care providers.Rese...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

6 Saskatchewan ICU patients with COVID-19 being transferred to Ontario
Saskatchewan will be transferring six COVID-19 patients to Ontario over the next 72 hours as the Prairie province struggles to deal with a record number of ICU patients. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

2 Ontario doctors barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID vaccines, masks, tests
Two Ontario doctors have been barred from issuing medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, masking requirements and testing. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Manitoba expands 3rd-dose eligibility to all First Nations people living on reserve
The eligibility for third doses of a COVID-19 vaccine is being expanded to include First Nations people living on reserve in Manitoba, health officials announced Monday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Edmonton mother who contracted COVID-19 while pregnant thankful she got the shot
Cheryl Franko, who was pregnant with her first child, was initially worried about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could potentially harm her baby. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news