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Multiple Crises Cause Lag, Gaps In Birth Control Access

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Birth control is a critical element of healthcare. It doesn’t just allow women to manage their reproductive lives, but also is regularly used to manage health conditions like endometriosis, PCOS, and premenstrual […]

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Millions of People are Preparing for a Coronavirus Winter – Are You Prepared?

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As winter approaches American cities faster than usual, millions of Americans are preparing for a winter that will include additional cases of coronavirus. With flu season coming, the thought of having to […]

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Some countries may get faster access to a COVID-19 vaccine than others. Here’s why

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The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the world hard, and countries around the globe are anxious to get their hands on a vaccine as soon as possible in the hopes that it will […]

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California company likely source of North American salmonella outbreak linked to onions

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U.S. federal health officials say an outbreak of salmonella infecting nearly 400 people in more than 30 states has been linked to red onions, and they identified a California company as the […]

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Fauci rebuts Republican claims about hydroxychloroquine in Capitol Hill session

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Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci resisted efforts by Republicans to criticize recent protests against racial injustice while pushing back on their continued promotion of hydroxycholoroquine as a possible coronavirus remedy in […]

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Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Thursday

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The latest: Spikes in novel coronavirus infections in the Asia-Pacific region have dispelled any notion that the worst may be over, with Australia, India and Hong Kong reporting record daily cases, Vietnam testing thousands and North Korea […]

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Medical experts led by SickKids release new back-to-school recommendations

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SickKids has released new proposed guidelines for reopening schools in Ontario come September, including recommendations like staggered lunch times, no large assemblies, and mandatory masks for older students.  The document, which was released Wednesday in collaboration with […]

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Health Canada authorizes drug remdesivir for severe COVID-19 cases

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Health Canada has authorized, with conditions, the drug remdesivir for patients with severe COVID-19, though Canada’s top doctor says the supply is limited. The drug — which will go by the brand name Veklury — […]

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Cat tests positive for coronavirus in U.K.

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A pet cat has tested positive in England for the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the government said on Monday in the first confirmed case of an animal being infected with the […]

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COVID-19 poses big challenges for day camps, programs catering to those with special needs

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Parents across the country are trying to fill the empty days this summer for their kids, after many camps and programs were cancelled due to the pandemic. The scramble for playdates, day […]

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