TORONTO — Eighteen residents at a Toronto-area long-term care home were hospitalized with COVID-19 over the weekend, the facility said as Ontario reported another 326 cases of the virus and 19 deaths on Sunday.
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Ontarians who rely on prescription medication will hopefully see an onerous COVID-19 precaution lifted by the end of June.
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:25 a.m. on June 1, 2020:There are 91,647 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
— Quebec: 51,354 confirmed (including 4,661 deaths, 16,346 resolved)
— Ontario: 28,263 confirmed (including 2,276 deaths, 22,153 resolved)
— Alberta: 7,010 confirmed (including 143 deaths, 6,283 resolved)
TORONTO — Ontario’s COVID-19 testing levels lagged well below its capacity for a fifth straight day Friday, as at least one local health unit looked to boost its numbers through random testing.
As we head outdoors to ramp up our fitness routines this spring, many of us will find ourselves sidelined by easy-to-prevent injuries.
To reduce the risk of injury, Anthony Harper, a Canadian certified pedorthist and president of the Pedorthic Association of Canada, shares these tips:
TORONTO — As the scope of the COVID-19 outbreak continues to increase internationally, Ontario is taking action to ensure the province's readiness to contain and respond to a range of outbreak scenarios.
VANCOUVER — People who have never smoked marijuana could be most at risk of overdosing on cannabis-infused edibles that will soon be on store shelves across the country, warns a public health physician who says first-time users may keep noshing away while expecting a high, only to experience a racing heart, anxiety and panic attacks.
NEW YORK — On low-carb diets, meat and cheese are OK.
On low-fat diets, fruit and oatmeal are fine.
With the latest diet trend, no foods at all are allowed for long stretches of time.
WASHINGTON — Scientists think they’ve figured out how to make a century-old tuberculosis vaccine far more protective: Simply give the shot a different way.
In a study with monkeys, injecting the vaccine straight into the bloodstream dramatically improved its effectiveness over today’s skin-deep shot, researchers reported Wednesday.
NEW YORK — This year, the germs roared back.
Measles tripled. Hepatitis A mushroomed. A rare but deadly mosquito-borne disease increased.
And that was just the United States.