Feds to lift COVID-19 vaccination requirement to board flights, trains: source | Globalnews.ca

A government source tells Global News the federal government will soon announce that Canadians will no longer be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to board trains as well as domestic and international flights. Since Oct. 30, 2021, the federal government has required travellers in Canada to be fully vaccinated to travel by air or … Read more

Diet After Lap Band Surgery: What Can You Eat Post Surgery

Weight loss surgery comes in many different forms. Thanks to the ingenuity of surgeons and researchers, there are weight loss surgeries that can address the wide variety of needs that patients have. One of these needs was the desire to have an easily reversible but effective weight loss procedure and, as a result, the Lap … Read more

Sex After Gastric Sleeve: When Can You Have Intercourse After Gastric Sleeve

Gastric sleeve surgery is a big investment for your health and your quality of life. One of the more surprising, but extremely important, benefits of rapid weight loss is what it can do for your love life. Being obese can impact sexual intercourse in many different ways. Many people are self conscious about their bodies … Read more

Can You Stretch Your Stomach After Gastric Bypass: 3 Tips To Follow

Many people think of obesity as a disease that can be controlled through diet and exercise. But in the 20th century, a new type of obesity surgery emerged: bariatric surgery. This type of surgery is designed to help obese people lose weight and reduce their risk of diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. The … Read more

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The fiction new releases section at Readings Books in Carlton is on the lefthand side, right as you walk into the store. It’s often the first place I stop on my frequent visits to my favourite local bookstore.  On Sunday night, as we wandered in after grabbing a coffee and bigne San Giuseppe at Brunetti’s … Read more

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

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 | Globalnews.ca

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