Rapid response needed to address spike in heart disease cases linked to COVID-19: expert – National | Globalnews.ca

A Canadian heart researcher says a rapid response is needed to address the surge in cardiovascular cases linked to COVID-19 following recent studies that show the virus can increase a person’s risk of developing heart problems. “This is not new…. We’ve known about it for a long time that the risk is there … and … Read more

Daniel Radcliffe “Needed” to Go Against J.K. Rowling’s Transphobia

Daniel Radcliffe is shedding more light on his decision to speak out against J.K. Rowling‘s dangerous transphobic remarks. While speaking to IndieWire this week, the former Harry Potter lead opened up about why it was so personally important for him to use his voice and his platform to affirm trans fans of the series. “The … Read more

Living Your Best Life with No Meds Needed! Ann’s Story

When Ann was diagnosed with Type 1.5 Diabetes in March 2018, nearly every doctor she could find told her that the future would be paved with copious bottles of medication. But Ann knew that she could manage her condition with exercise and diet alone, and despite some stumbling blocks along the way, she has proved … Read more

Some kids’ painkillers in short supply, but pharmacists say prescription not needed | Globalnews.ca

Pharmacists say Ontario drugstores are facing shortages of common children’s pain relievers amid sporadic supply disruptions across the country. They’re assuring parents that they can still get liquid Tylenol or Advil without a prescription, also noting that there are alternatives for fever and pain management. Jen Belcher, vice-president of the Ontario Pharmacists Association, says the … Read more

Canada hasn’t needed to declare monkeypox an emergency, top doctor says. Here’s why – National | Globalnews.ca

Canada has not needed to declare an emergency over the monkeypox virus the same way the United States and the World Health Organization have as mechanisms are already in place to tackle the outbreak, the country’s top doctor said Friday. Dr. Teresa Tam’s comments came a week after the U.S. declared a public health emergency … Read more

Monkeypox declared a global health emergency. Are travel curbs needed?  – National | Globalnews.ca

With monkeypox now declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO), international travel is under greater scrutiny as the virus, typically limited to certain parts of Africa, is rapidly spreading across the globe. But infectious disease experts aren’t convinced travel curbs are needed to help contain the spread, even as cases rise. … Read more

Joseph Quinn Needed Joe Keery’s Help With American Accent For “ST4″

Actor Joseph Quinn knew he needed to nail an American accent to play the scene-stealing Eddie Munson in Stranger Things season four, but the process of perfecting it proved a bit more difficult than he originally thought — until co-star Joe Keery stepped in to help. As noted by Variety, breakout star Joseph recently told the … Read more

Is COVID-19 testing needed at airports? Experts are divided | Globalnews.ca

By Laura Osman The Canadian Press Posted July 20, 2022 8:45 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Infectious disease experts are at odds over how valuable it is to randomly test travellers arriving in Canada for COVID-19, as the federal government relaunched its mandatory testing program. … Read more

Mass vaccination campaign against Monkeypox needed, experts say – National | Globalnews.ca

As the World Health Organization calculates whether to declare monkeypox a global health emergency, infectious disease experts are urging health officials to be more proactive and start ramping up vaccinations and surveillance — especially in African nations where the virus is most prevalent. The WHO convened its emergency committee Thursday to consider whether the spiralling … Read more