Why has Canada’s data collection during the pandemic been so bad?

It’s time the federal government used its authority to create critical data infrastructure Canadians are finally beginning to see projections of COVID-19 cases, deaths and...

Periodic physical distancing could be an option for COVID-19 control: new modelling paper for...

A new modelling paper, using data from Ontario, indicates that dynamic physical distancing and other measures could help maintain health system capacity and prevent...

Canada’s doctors launch new campaign to bring health information about COVID-19 to Canadians

As Canadians seek trustworthy and clear information about COVID-19, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), alongside the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada...

Modelling study of critical care bed capacity across Canada during COVID-19 warns of potential...

A national modelling paper predicting the number of available ICU beds across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic suggests that self-isolation will likely not be...

Newark hospital participating in program for promising COVID-19 treatment

One of the most promising treatments for COVID-19 is being made available through an expanded access program at Prime Healthcare’s Saint Michael’s Medical Center...

Continuing the Fight Against COVID-19

The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is reminding all Ontarians that they have a responsibility to do their part to protect the health system and...

Hospital fresh market improves healthy eating

By Katherine Mayer   The seasonally popular Fresh Market located at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is returning in June for the seventh year. The...

People in Canada have good health, are living longer: Global Burden of Disease Study...

Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study shows that the overall health of Canadians is good and is consistent with other similar countries,...

Reducing harm from unnecessary antibiotic use in long-term care

By Rita Ha and Bradley Langford It has been estimated that up to 50 per cent of prescribed antibiotics in long-term care homes (LTCH) are...

How to help protect yourself from vaccine administration injury

A study by researchers at the University of Waterloo reiterates the need for health care professionals, including pharmacists, to take certain precautions to minimize...

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