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'The study clearly shows that food insecurity is associated with poor mental health and lower well-being in both youth and adults.' Shielding children from food insecurity – no protection from psychological problems
McGill University News - On Kw Now
'Can we create a universal coronavirus vaccine to protect us from future pandemics?' Future-Proof A Coronavirus Vaccine. 'Can we create a universal coronavirus vaccine to protect us from future pandemics?'
Written by Jonathan Jarry M.Sc. - McGill News - on Kw Now
'So as COVID cases surge, we must expect more false negatives, for purely mathematical reasons.' Navigating False Negatives on COVID Rapid Tests
Written by Dr. Christopher Labos MD, MSc - McGill News - on KwNow
'A young Black woman’s cancer cells achieved immortality ushering in a medical revolution. How they were acquired casts ripples to this day.' Immortality in the Lab: How One Woman’s Cells Changed Medicine and Ethics
Written by Jonathan Jarry M.Sc. - McGill News - on Kw Now
'Eligibility for a fourth dose to individuals aged 60 and older, First Nation, Inuit and Métis individuals.' Fourth doses of COVID-19 vaccine NOW available for eligible residents
Kw Now Local News
'The compound has the potential to be used as a broad-spectrum treatment against other viruses using the same mechanism including influenza viruses.' The compound has the potential to be used as a broad-spectrum treatment against other viruses which use the same mechanism including influenza viruses such as influenza A, H1N1, and influenza C. Dr. François Jean
UBC Science News - on Kw Now
'Governments are not on track to meet global targets to eliminate violence against women and girls.' One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50
McGill University News - On Kw Now
'Although compulsive exercise (CE) is frequently accompanied by an eating disorder, 85% of those with eating disorders also exercise compulsively.' Compulsive exercise is a socially acceptable prison cell
Laura Hallward & Lindsay Duncan, McGill University News - on KW Now
'REMEMBER ... Don't get careless, because another variant is inevitable.' Regional Council repeals mask by-law despite concerns from many residents about the move
Kw Now Local News
'Waterloo Region Health Coalition to hold summit to fight privatization and protect public health care services.' Ford government plans unprecedented for-profit privatization of health care
Waterloo Region Health Coalition
'39% of Canadians say that their relationships with Family and Friends have worsened over this period.' Two Years In: Half of Canadians say their mental health has worsened because of COVID - Women under 55 hit hardest
Kw Now Local News - Angus Reid Institute Study
'He recently slandered Dr. Fauci as a “petty tyrant” then called him “cowardly” for not engaging in debate.' Dr. Oz’s Sad Trip Down the Rabbit Hole: The pseudoscience-promoter is hoping to WIN a Senate seat.
Written by Joe Schwarcz PhD - McGill News - On KwNow
'The risk of severe illness in Children is low BUT over an entire population, it's a lot of sick kids. 1,200 children have been lost in the US.' Why Children Shouldn’t Just Be Left to Get COVID
Written by Dr. Christopher Labos MD, MSc - McGill News - on KwNow
'The list of symptoms reported by those who experience Long COVID (known as COVID long-haulers) is GOBSMACKING!' The Debilitating Puzzle Box of Long COVID
Written by Jonathan Jarry M.Sc. - McGill News - on Kw Now
'For the first time, the majority want Canada to shift its vaccination efforts to focus on less wealthy countries.' Unconcerned about Omicron: More than four-in-five now believe a COVID-19 infection would be mild, manageable
Kw Now Local News
'Time-limited Measures to Blunt Spread of Omicron Protecting Hospital and Health Care Capacity.' Three Month Plan - Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures
Kw Now Local News
'Parents stress balance of physical and mental health for children, lean toward keeping schools open.' Omicron Inevitability? 55% say they'll be infected regardless of precautions; two-in-five would end all restrictions.
Kw Now News - Angus Reid Institute Study
'It’s beginning to look a lot like (LAST) Christmas as cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant surge.' Canadians call for more rapid access to rapid antigen tests as Omicron fuels more holiday season anxiety
Kw Now Local News - Angus Reid Institute Study
'Some mutations can change the virus properties such as transmissibility, disease severity, and immune escape.' COVID-19 variants: Many people will need a third dose of the vaccine to protect against Omicron
Kw Now - U Of W News - Science & Research
'Those arriving by air to Canada must stay in a designated quarantine facility and await their test results.' Government of Canada introduces new measures to address COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern
Kw Now Local News