Canada becomes first country to approve experimental ALS drug treatment Albrioza – National |

Health Canada has approved an experimental drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, as uncertainty persists about the drug’s clinical benefit. Amylyx Pharmaceuticals said in a press release Monday that Canada is the first country in the world to give the regulatory greenlight to Albrioza as a treatment for … Read more

3 people share how they lived through the pandemic with a serious mental illness : NPR

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More than one in 20 Americans struggled with serious mental illness before the pandemic dealt a blow to the world’s mental health. How have these people have fared? LEILA FADEL, HOST: More than 1 in 20 Americans struggle with serious mental illness, things like bipolar disorder or severe depression with psychosis. And then came the … Read more

Travel industry calls for removal of vaccine mandate and other COVID restrictions – National |

Ottawa’s suspension of randomized COVID-19 testing at customs marks a major shift toward clearing clogged terminals, but more measures are needed to end airport gridlock, industry groups say. Wait times and tarmac delays for arriving flights at large airports improved immediately after the move went into effect Saturday, according to the Canadian Airports Council and … Read more

Megan Thee Stallion Got a Whole Crowd to Flip Off Anti-Abortion Legislators

Megan Thee Stallion sent a clear message to anti-abortion legislators in her home state of Texas during her performance at the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona over the weekend — and she communicated that message with her middle finger. On stage in Barcelona, Meg asked the crowd to raise their middle fingers in the air. … Read more