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Coronavirus News Roundup: October 10-October 16 2020-10-16 15:00:00Here are pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir Shortens Recovery but Is Not 2020-10-16 13:45:00Despite conflicting data, the highly anticipated results will make the treatment a standard of care in the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Don't Expect a COVID Vaccine before the Election 2020-10-16 13:30:00A vaccine made by Pfizer could seek emergency approval by the third week of November, but it likely won’t be available to the public until mid-

How Straight Talk Helped One State Control COVID 2020-10-16 09:00:00Nirav Shah directs Maine’s response, which is seeing impressive results despite risk factors -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why a Historic Emissions Drop from COVID Is 2020-10-15 14:00:00The greenhouse gas reductions highlight the difficult road ahead to substantially limit global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Physician-Politicians Tout Medical Credentials in Key U.S. Congressional 2020-10-15 08:00:00Amid the pandemic, candidates in tight contests in Arizona and Kansas contrast their understanding of science with opponents’ disregard -- Read

How to Take Racial Bias Out of Kidney 2020-10-15 06:45:00A medical student describes winning her fight to change an equation that prevented Black people from getting crucial treatment -- Read more on Scienti

How to Avoid COVID while Voting 2020-10-14 09:50:00Epidemiologists offer tips for U.S. voters and poll workers to limit their chances of getting infected -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

I Can't Breathe: Asthma, Black Men and the 2020-10-14 07:00:00The common, chronic inflammation of the airways may help explain why deaths in custody are so high among African-Americans -- Read more on ScientificA

Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe 2020-10-12 10:15:00From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic -- Read more on ScientificAme

Why So Many Americans Are Skeptical of a 2020-10-12 08:30:00It’s not just “antiscience thinking” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lab-Made 'Miniproteins' Could Block the Coronavirus from Infecting 2020-10-12 06:45:00Synthetic peptides that mimic human antibodies for COVID-19 could be cheaper and easier to produce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Pandemic Putting Americans Under Great Mental Strain: Poll 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Pandemic Putting Americans Under Great Mental Strain: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020

What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: What Will Convince Americans to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12

No COVID Vaccines in California Without State Approval 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: No COVID Vaccines in California Without State ApprovalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:

Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: Report 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Most U.S. Women Under 50 Use Contraception: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:0

New Surge of COVID Infections in America 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: New Surge of COVID Infections in AmericaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Actor Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Diagnosis 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Actor Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma DiagnosisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Is There a Better Therapy for Hospitalized Anorexia 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Is There a Better Therapy for Hospitalized Anorexia Patients?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2

Air Pollution Ups Risk for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Disease 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Air Pollution Ups Risk for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2

COVID-Related Deaths Hit 300,000: CDC 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: COVID-Related Deaths Hit 300,000: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Older Adults Turning to Pot for Common Health 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: Older Adults Turning to Pot for Common Health ProblemsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:

One Big Reason Women May Be Less Prone 2020-10-22 03:00:00Title: One Big Reason Women May Be Less Prone to COVID-19Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/21/2020 12:00:0

Curbing COVID Brought Unexpected Benefit for Asthma Patients 2020-10-21 03:00:00Title: Curbing COVID Brought Unexpected Benefit for Asthma PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/20

Global News : Health

Quebec sends ‘swat teams’ to control outbreaks of New! 2020-10-22 17:08:50The emergency field teams are being sent to bring COVID-19 outbreaks in four CHSLDs under control and eliminate further spread of the virus.

Inconsistent messages on COVID-19 reflect evolving science, regional New! 2020-10-22 16:14:47Dr. Theresa Tam says public health officials had to change their advice regarding wearing non-medical masks when epidemiologists came to understand th

Prime minister is asked to help with search New! 2020-10-22 13:36:10Memorial graduate Jordan Naterer, 25, was reported missing on Thanksgiving weekend after he didn't return from a hike in E.C. Manning Provincial Park

Alberta introduces COVID-19 pilot project that could reduce New! 2020-10-22 13:14:38Starting Nov. 1, international travellers will be able to opt in to the pilot program that could reduce their quarantine time.

‘Chances are low’ restaurants in coronavirus red zones 2020-10-22 11:10:30Quebec is dealing with the second wave of COVID-19.

Coronavirus can live on skin for 9 hours, 2020-10-22 06:42:54A recent study suggests the novel coronavirus can live on human skin for up to nine hours, but experts say those findings aren't as alarming as they

Coronavirus surge pushes Czech Republic into 2nd lockdown, 2020-10-22 02:50:55The measures include limits on free movement and the closure of many stores, shopping malls and hotels, which will remain in place until at least Nov

Growing deaths in South Korea spark fears over 2020-10-22 00:51:43At least 13 vaccinated people have died, yet officials say they will not cancel the program, citing a "low possibility that the deaths resulted from

Puerto Rico closes 911 call centres after employees 2020-10-21 22:34:40It's unclear how many employees tested positive.

Patients, health organizations band together to bring breakthrough 2020-10-21 21:26:44More than a dozen health organizations and patient groups across Canada have united to call on governments to increase access to life-changing drugs.

WestJet to start refunding flights cancelled amid COVID-19 2020-10-21 18:10:13WestJet is the first Canadian airline to provide cash refunds for all flights cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

100,000 rapid coronavirus tests arrive, are being distributed 2020-10-21 16:56:25Anand says the first shipment of 100,000 tests is now in hand.

TORONTO STAR | LIFE |

New guidelines urge adults to cap screen time, 2020-10-14 10:51:04

Health Canada adds five products to list of 2020-10-14 08:42:13

Are you washing your sheets enough during the 2020-10-13 12:55:00Here’s what experts have to say about how often and thoroughly we should clean sheets and bedding.

Toronto company makes canned seafood in the European 2020-10-13 08:00:00If you’re looking to hunker down with comfort food, consider Scout Canning.

Trick or Treat? Experts divided on letting kids 2020-10-12 17:21:01

‘I feel like I have dementia’: Brain fog 2020-10-11 14:21:25Troubling cognitive symptoms that can include memory loss, confusion, difficulty focusing, dizziness and grasping for everyday words are impairing the

Survivors of COVID-19 wrestle with questions about God 2020-10-09 16:01:51Emanuele Morso said doctors thought he wouldn’t come off the ventilator. He does believe, however, that the weeks of prayers — spoken by f

Doctors, pharmacies explore drive-thrus, outdoor clinics to meet 2020-10-06 20:39:49

Canadian researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 2020-10-06 12:48:10

Can virtual Thanksgiving dinners be meaningful? Experts say 2020-10-06 11:58:43

Excessive social media use linked to depression during 2020-10-05 15:32:00A new study found that more than half of participants, none of whom reported any traumatic or depressive disorders before the pandemic, experienced so

Focus on innovation, not alcohol, key to survival 2020-10-05 12:42:00Experts say the industry has a chance to pivot in ways that satisfy consumer demand while considering its heavy dependence on high markups on alcohol

Santé

Infirmières mutées aux unités de traitement sans avoir 2020-10-22 09:07:56Le CHU de Québec avait annoncé la fermeture de salles d’opération pour envoyer du personnel en renfort pour soigner les pat

Condamnée par la pandémie 2020-10-22 01:00:00Le suivi médical d’une mère de six enfants atteinte d’un cancer a été interrompu au début de la crise s

La situation se dégrade en Chaudière-Appalaches 2020-10-21 22:06:43Une éclosion considérable touche près de 100 personnes à l’Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis.

Le pire centre d'hébergement à Shawinigan, selon la 2020-10-21 21:36:36Avec un ratio pouvant s'approcher de trois personnes pour 180 patients lors de certains quarts de nuit, il faudrait s'inquiéter des soins.

L’aînée qui avait attendu 100 heures sur une 2020-10-21 20:57:28Sa famille ne veut pas que le même sort soit réservé à d’autres gens âgés malades.

La fin pour la Résidence l'Éden 2020-10-21 20:44:15C'est la fin pour la Résidence l'Éden de Laval. Un important transfert de patients est d'ailleurs à prévoir.

Engouement pour la campagne de vaccination en Estrie 2020-10-21 19:24:39En date de mercredi, plus de 33 000 personnes ont pris rendez-vous à la clinique du Centre de foires, soit 11 000 personnes de plus que l'an d

La Capoterie visée par une saisie de Santé 2020-10-21 18:59:30Une vingtaine de produits non homologués par Santé Canada ont été saisis ou retirés des étalages à la

COVID-19: les employés d’Info-Santé débordés 2020-10-21 13:31:40La seconde vague de COVID-19 se fait sentir au service Info-Santé avec une hausse importante du nombre d'appels et des délais de r&eacu

Capitale-Nationale: une remontée des cas confirmés de COVID-19 2020-10-21 11:36:02Le ministre de la Santé, Christian Dubé, avait vu juste en prédisant, mardi, une remontée des cas dans la région au

À bout de souffle, les infirmières procèdent à 2020-10-21 09:52:51Les infirmières de la Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé, qui se disent à bout de souffle et débord

Un survivant du coronavirus encourage les recherches 2020-10-20 23:00:00L’ancien militaire de 41 ans a participé à une étude sur le plasma convalescent.


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