Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Health & Fitness

Quebec may never get the full story behind COVID-19 care home deaths, coroner warns  | Globalnews.ca

Quebec coroner Géhane Kamel said Monday that grieving families may never get the full story behind the thousands of deaths that occurred in long-term care homes during the first wave of COVID-19.Kamel expressed shock that after a yearlong...

Doctors say claim that China’s 1st Omicron case came from Canada isn’t based on science | CBC News

Doctors say an allegation out of Beijing that China's first Omicron case may be linked to mail received from Toronto should be treated with deep skepticism. Chinese health authorities said earlier Monday that a case of Omicron in Beijing...

COVID-19: Record 147 inpatients at LHSC, MLHU reports 3 deaths | Globalnews.ca

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Cases and testing – Outbreaks – Vaccinations – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and LambtonThe London Health Sciences Centre reported a new record high number of COVID-19 inpatients...

Dry Jan blues explained as expert says giving up is good for your mental health

Health expert Andrea Taylor has shared her top tips that can help you stay off the booze in dry January, and if you've already caved you can use them to help going forwardAs Dry January enters its third...

A beginner’s guide to 5:2 diet and how it can help you lose weight

There are a million ways to lose weight out there but one diet technique, pioneered by a British doctor and BBC journalist, aims to allow participants to eat pretty much as they would normally, most of the time...

Quebec reports 54 new deaths related to COVID-19, hospitalizations up by 81 | Globalnews.ca

Quebec is reporting 3,381 COVID-19 hospitalizations on Monday and 54 more deaths attributed to the virus.Hospitalizations increased by 81 over the previous day, with 303 new patients admitted and 222 discharged. Of the 3,381 people in hospital with...

Struggling to sleep could be a sign of high cholesterol – when to get tested

Studies are linking frustrating patterns in your sleep to high levels of cholesterol - choose the considerably better option of keeping an eye on sleep patterns over a medical emergencyCholesterol symptoms can be incredibly tricky to spot and...

3,887 people in Ontario hospitals with COVID, 578 in intensive care | Globalnews.ca

The latest figures released by the Ontario government Monday morning show there are 3,887 people in hospital with COVID-19, with 578 of them in intensive care.The province recently began distinguishing between those who were admitted to hospital directly...

Quebec calls on bureaucrats to work in hospitals amid staffing shortage | CBC News

Quebec Premier François Legault is asking government employees to volunteer to work in hospitals, as staffing shortages continue to hamper the province's health-care system. Bureaucrats are being asked to opt-in to work in a hospital setting as service aides,...

Health Canada expected to approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 therapeutic today: sources | CBC News

Health Canada is expected to approve Pfizer's COVID-19 therapeutic today for use in this country, sources told CBC News and Radio-Canada. Dr. Supriya Sharma, the health regulator's chief medical adviser, will speak to the media at 11...

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Rand crashes through R16/$, gold takes knock | Fin24

The rand took a hard hit on Tuesday, falling through...
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