masks & other personal protection

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crowdfunding cancer charity hopes to help innovative new therapies escape ‘valley of death’

as the arrival of liver cancer awareness month calls much-needed attention to another worthy cause, a former researcher is trying to change the way we wage war on the disease.
dave yasvinski
oct 2 2023

record-breaking wildfires raise questions about health impact on canadians

as the wildfire season breaks records year after year, experts warn even canadians in traditionally unaffected areas need to learn how to protect themselves from smoke inhalation.
dave yasvinski
aug 10 2023

nahid acupuncture clinic offers traditional chinese and laser treatments in saskatoon

nahid mobini, who was a medical doctor in iran and an acupuncturist in china before moving to saskatoon, has opened an acupuncture clinic on 8th street
don rice
jul 25 2023

local health providers marking world hepatitis day with free testing

the windsor essex community health centre and partner o...
taylor campbell
jul 25 2023

cornwall woman's family pleads for 'miracle' drug to treat her cystic fibrosis

twenty-five-year-old chanelle lafleche has to stop and ...
elizabeth payne
jul 24 2023

operation eyesight expands life-changing efforts at home and in africa

calgary businessman art jenkyns met dr. ben gullison, a...
david parker
jul 24 2023

hanes: sexual assault victim’s hospital ordeal wasn't simply a linguistic issue

news that a montreal woman was shuffled between three hospitals before getting care is troubling, but there's more to it than the media uproar suggests.
allison hanes
jul 19 2023



top doctors in b.c. and quebec say no to mandatory masks

quebec’s college of physicians has also urged people to wear masks in public as well as crowded private spaces and transit, but on a “voluntary and preventive basis.”
the canadian press
nov 17 2022

would mask mandates doom us to a perpetual pandemic by delaying kids' immunity?

'this idea that everyone's more susceptible, because they're wearing masks, this is just pure fiction'
tyler dawson
nov 16 2022

covid-19: masking advisable in b.c. but not required yet, says dr. bonnie henry

british columbians cautioned to take safety measures by provincial health officer amid expected autumn triple threat from respiratory illnesses
susan lazaruk
nov 15 2022

masking 'strongly recommended' in public spaces in ontario: moore

hospitals have been treating high numbers of children with rsv and have begun redirecting patients 14 and older to adult hospitals
antonella artuso
nov 14 2022

b.c. government now masking data on doctor shortages at primary care clinics

b.c. liberal health critic shirley bond slammed the government for reducing transparency.
katie derosa
nov 10 2022

we may soon be asked to put on masks once again: toronto health official

among some students there are a range of views about bringing back masks
scott laurie
nov 10 2022