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Daily Health Headlines

January 15, 2021


Ford should stop blaming workers for COVID in long-term care (editorial)

Spirit injury manifests in physical illness and mental issues, says strategic lead of Indigenous resurgence


South African COVID-19 variant found in B.C.

Why a homegrown coronavirus wonder drug fell flat

Ontario’s stay-home order causes confusion for businesses

U.K. study says minorities should be designated as ‘extremely vulnerable’ to COVID-19


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

New COVID-19 variant now in community, but Ontario testing still targets travel

Canada to receive 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week starting in April: general

Racism against doctors is not rare in Canada and it hurts our entire health-care system

1,500 flights and rising as Canadians seek sunny escapes despite surging COVID-19 crisis


'Quarantine myopia': Study examines near-sightedness among children

Medical experts call on employers to help cover the cost of fertility services

Canadians reporting more anxiety and depression than ever before, poll finds

Why it's imperative to stop the spread of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant

New COVID-19 modelling shows pandemic resurgence in Canada rapidly worsening

Long-term care a 'godsend' for Lisa Raitt and other families facing Alzheimer's violence

Western University researchers looking at how social media and poor sleep influence mental health

'Giving these women their lives back': Canadian starts fund to help those struggling with endometriosis get care abroad


No plans for ‘divisive’ vaccine passports for Canadians, Trudeau says

‘It’s chaos’: Expanded U.S. vaccine rollout leading to bottlenecks, crashes

Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine on track for March, exec says

‘There’s so much pain’: Art shows mental toll COVID-19 taking on youth, expert says

No severe adverse reactions from COVID-19 vaccines reported in Ontario thus far: officials

Germany’s Merkel wanted ‘mega-lockdown’ as country broke COVID-19 death record: report

Open during curfew: Montreal pediatric hospitals urge parents not to wait to seek emergency care


How will I know (and where do I go) when it's my turn to get the COVID vaccine?


It’s time to get moving, Canada

Snowbirds complicate vaccine rollout


Need a New Knee or Hip? A Robot May Help Install It

What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools?

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief to Lead Federal Vaccine Efforts

Which Americans can get a vaccine now? Here’s a look at the new guidance.

Some Medical Students Celebrate With Covid Vaccine Selfies as Others Wait in Line


Google Now Owns Fitbit: What It Means For Your Fitness Data Privacy

WhatsApp Controversy Shows Just How Much Privacy Matters To Customers


COVID-19 infection gives some immunity, but virus can still be spread, study finds

French watchdog condemns Interior Ministry for unlawful use of drones to patrol lockdown


COVID-19 vaccine rollout: Why a mask and social distancing are still needed, even if you get the shot


Two ways Fitbit could boost Google’s health ambitions

Are more people surviving Covid-19 because doctors are doing less? (opinion)

In LA, ambulances circle for hours and ICUs are full. Is this what Covid-19 has in store for the rest of the country?


Making Sense Of Pandemic Stats

Pandemic Fuels Record Overdose Deaths

Why Billions In Food Aid Hasn't Gotten To Needy Families

A Medical Treatment For Meth Addiction Proves Effective In New Trial

Mask-Wearing, Social Distancing Improve, But Too Slowly, Survey Shows


Hackers Leak COVID-19 Vaccine Data Stolen During EU Regulator Breach