New government’s credibility rests on  pharmacare commitment, student says
A Humber College student says he is not surprised with the recent election results since the Liberal’s focus on pharmacare is what Canada needs at the moment. Following Canadians’ decision that Justin Trudeau should remain the country’s prime minister, many voters worry there will be no changes in the... Read more
WHO urges EU not to panic after massive rejection of AstraZeneca vaccine
(Reuters) – Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal and some other European countries have refused to vaccinate citizens with the AstraZeneca vaccine, fearing the possible severe side-effects associated with the blood clots formation. World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there is no evidence... Read more
COVID-19 highlights need for race-based health data in Canada
By Tatiana Furtado Advocates and healthcare workers across Ontario are making a strong case for the collection and publication of more race-based health data after COVID-19 helped uncover inequities in the healthcare system. “The current pandemic has opened up eyes to a lot of things we still need to... Read more
Keeping track of your mental health as you prepare for final exams
The end of the reading week is bringing deadlines for final projects closer and exam week is around the corner. Keeping track of their mental health and preparing both mentally and physically for the weeks ahead can help students succeed during this busy time of the semester. Managing stress... Read more
Hospital stocks fall after Republican health bill seen leaving 24 million uninsured
(Reuters) – Shares of hospital stocks were sharply lower in early trading on Tuesday after the U.S. Congressional Budget Office forecast that 14 million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. Shares of HCA Holdings fell 1.8 percent, Tenet Healthcare fell... Read more