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Daily Health Headlines

October 22, 2021


Despite Doug Ford, vaccine mandates are progressing in Ontario, and giving us hope (quotes ICES senior core scientist David Juurlink)


Consistent communication needed for kids COVID-19 vaccine rollout: experts


Family doctors in Ontario urged to find balance between virtual care and in-person visits as emergency rooms grapple with huge bottlenecks, wait times


Kemptville hospital shuts down ER after 'cybersecurity incident'

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

Whole raw onions recalled in Canada over link to U.S. salmonella outbreak

Illegal, untested CBD products are everywhere and could be putting you at risk

There's a children's COVID-19 vaccine awaiting approval in Canada. What do we know about it?


U of G launches new mental health support pilot project

Can dogs really detect cancer? A Montreal study aims to find out

Canada to receive 2.9M doses of Pfizer's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine

London police partner with Wounded Warriors for mental health support

Pfizer, BioNTech say COVID-19 booster shot showed high efficacy in large study

Children spent triple the recommended screen time during pandemic: Ontario study

Local mental health programs receive $20,000 boost thanks to Bridge 2 Bridge campaign


Ontario reports just under 500 new COVID-19 cases for 12th straight day

Ontario business groups expect strong uptake of QR code COVID-19 vaccine certificates

147 SickKids Hospital staff on unpaid leave for not providing proof of full COVID vaccination

Ontario hospital association recommends mandatory staff COVID vaccination in letter to Ford

Toronto Police officers, staff not vaccinated by Nov. 30 to be placed on ‘indefinite unpaid absence’

‘They’re often overlooked and not heard’: Family caregivers need more support, says nursing expert


C.D.C. Recommends Covid Booster Shots for Millions of Americans

Why Is Good Medical Advice for Pregnant Women So Hard to Find?

A 30-Year Campaign to Control Drug Prices Faces Yet Another Failure


The secret to South Korea’s COVID success? Combining high technology with the human touch

Breast milk companies are popping up around the globe – why haven’t governments stepped in?


Athira chief executive resigns as company confirms she altered research

What the death rattle and capital punishment have in common (opinion)

Half doses, third doses, kids’ doses: Covid vaccine delivery goes next-level difficult

WHO estimate: 115,000 health workers have died from Covid-19, as calls for vaccine access grow

A disrupting force, or ‘just another mail order pharmacy’? How Amazon Pharmacy stacks up a year after launching


Why helping people pay rent can fight the pandemic

India crosses the milestone of 1 billion COVID-19 vaccinations

Memes about COVID-19 helped us cope with life in a pandemic, a new study finds

Remembering Zika: Parents offered their kids for studies, then say they were forgotten


Why is Cybersecurity Failing Against Ransomware?