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COVID-19: Contagious Delta variant rising in Ontario; 370 new cases reported by province

Author of the article: Jacquie Miller A health care worker checks on a woman as she administers the Covid-19 vaccination at the Bill-Durnan Arena in Montreal on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Nearly half of the COVID-19 cases in Ontario are now caused by the highly contagious Delta variant, according…

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Top Runner Blames Burrito for Positive Steroid Test

June 16, 2021 — One of America’s top runners says eating a pork burrito probably caused a positive steroid test that resulted in her being banned from competing in the U.S. Olympic trials. Shelby Houlihan, 28, competed for the U.S. in the 2016 summer games and holds American records for the 1,500- and 5,000-meter races.…

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Pandemic adolescent mental health study reveals turnaround finding

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Young people with poor mental health took a turn for the better during the pandemic but those with good mental health saw a considerable decline, new research reveals. The first nationally representative evidence regarding the diverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescent mental health in the UK was led by…

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One in Six Families Face Over $5K in Out-of-Pocket Childbirth Costs

After his second daughter was born, Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD, was hit with a big surprise — a medical bill for $5,000. Chua, a pediatrician and health services researcher at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, switched to a high-deductible health plan right before his second daughter was born. The premium was so much…

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Device Makers Have Funneled Billions to Orthopedic Surgeons Who Use Their Products

Dr. Kingsley R. Chin was little more than a decade out of Harvard Medical School when sales of his spine surgical implants took off. Chin has patented more than 40 pieces of such hardware, including doughnut-shaped plastic cages, titanium screws and other products used to repair spines — generating $100 million for his company SpineFrontier,…

Over 56 000 individuals vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Morobo, Lainya and Yei River Counties of Central Equatoria State, South Sudan thumbnail
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Over 56 000 individuals vaccinated against Yellow Fever in Morobo, Lainya and Yei River Counties of Central Equatoria State, South Sudan

The Ministry of Health with support from Eliminate Yellow Fever Epidemics (EYE) partners including WHO, GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and other health implementing partners have completed a pre-emptive yellow fever vaccination campaign. The campaign targeting 57 443 individuals, aged 9 months to 60 years, was conducted in Morobo, Lainya and Yei River Counties in…

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USDA Underscores Importance of Agricultural R&D at G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists Meeting

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture highlighted the importance of agricultural research and development (R&D) and the need for G20 agricultural science leaders to actively advocate for science-based decision making. Agricultural science leaders from around the world convened virtually this week during the Meeting of G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists (G20…

Directora de OPS pide a países del G7 dar prioridad a América Latina y el Caribe a la hora de donar mil millones de vacunas thumbnail
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Directora de OPS pide a países del G7 dar prioridad a América Latina y el Caribe a la hora de donar mil millones de vacunas

Sólo una de cada diez personas se ha vacunado contra la COVID-19 en la región, donde “los hospitales están llenos, las variantes circulan rápidamente” y “las vacunas se necesitan hoy con urgencia”. Washington, D.C., 16 de junio de 2021 (OPS) — Tras el anuncio de los países del Grupo de los 7 (G7) de donar mil…

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Gluten-free Pear & Banana Cake Recipe

written by Lisa Guy ,June 16, 2021 Image: Lisa Guy This super-delicious moist, gluten-free cake is packed full of dietary fibre to support digestive and cardiovascular health. It will also give you a good dose of tryptophan, which is an amino acid needed to produce serotonin — your ‘feel good’ neurotransmitter — and B vitamins…

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From sexy singletons to proud parents – Love Islanders who’ve welcomed babies

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice.Since the first series of Love Island burst onto our screens in 2015, there have been countless flirtations, snogs and hookups inside the famous…