COVID roundup for Saturday: vaccine delays, stats, outbreak ends
January 16, 2021 - Today's Farmer
get their second shot within 21 to 27 days despite an anticipated shortage of the drug, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health said in a
The Mission: Photo project documents the humanity, solitude of homelessness in Windsor
January 16, 2021 - CBC Windsor
to happen." The photographer said he was struck by just how rampant the opioid crisis is in Windsor, adding at least five people he knew of
She Only Has One Good Lung. She Can’t Get the Vaccine.
January 16, 2021 - MSN Canada
—which has already solicited guidance from the world’s leading experts in medical ethics—will quickly establish a robust and ethical set of
'They had so much going for them': Woman remembers brothers lost to overdoses
January 16, 2021 - CTV News
-- A Brantford woman is putting names and faces to the deadly opioid crisis that continues to worsen in the shadow of the COVID-19
Some wealthy Americans accused of skipping vaccine line
January 15, 2021 - MSN Canada
the vaccine line. Holly Fernandez Lynch, an assistant professor of medical ethics at the University of Pennsylvania, said people of means
Psychedelic Leader to Advance Mental Health in 2021 with Growth of Clinics, Lab and Partnerships
January 15, 2021 - Stockhouse
to have positive outcomes for their condition. This violates international medical ethics, and the proposed revision would close this gap.
I Have Medical PTSD From My Chronic Illness—Here's What I Want You to Know
January 14, 2021 - MSN Canada
physicians spend 15 minutes or less with each patient, which leads to physician burnout and worse patient outcomes). There's also the issue
Coronavirus-ravaged Brazil places hopes on Chinese vaccine that works only half the time
January 14, 2021 - MSN Canada
to swing so widely across trials, said Arthur Caplan, head of medical ethics at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine. “The
MLA hopeful changes coming for program attracting doctors, nurses to rural Nova Scotia
January 14, 2021 - Global News
Dec 16, 2019 This rise in closures is due to ongoing nurse and physician shortages. In December 2020, the emergency departments at Twin Oaks
How the need for healthcare workers will only increase after 2020
January 14, 2021 - Ottawa Life Magazine
Aging Population and Primary Care Physicians Shortage Recent research claims that there will be a primary care physician shortage by 2032,
COVID-19: B.C. Premier John Horgan to hold two-day virtual cabinet retreat to address pandemic and opioid crises
January 14, 2021 - The Province
recovery in B.C. and will also focus on strategies to deal with the ongoing opioid crisis. “We have a lot more work to do,” he said. On the
India to treat homegrown COVID-19 vaccine same as AstraZeneca's
January 14, 2021 - The Financial Post
– risks undermining India’s position as the vaccine capital of the world, medical ethics groups say. “No vaccine is a backup to the other –
Douglas Todd: ‘Deaths of despair’ point to working-class calamity
January 14, 2021 - The Province
, particularly in light of B.C.’s out-of-control opioid crisis, which is the worst of any province and last year broke records by costing
Racism towards Cowichan Tribes in COVID-19 fight is denounced by federal minister
January 14, 2021 - National Post
a year that challenged us with COVID-19, racism and discrimination, an opioid crisis, and all the familiar issues of suicide, homelessness,
As Quebec postpones surgeries, breast enhancements and butt lifts still a go
January 14, 2021 - Yahoo! News Canada
in the private sector, with clinics hiring these categories of health professionals for their operations. Anesthesiologists are also being
Photographing Beyond ‘Needle-in-Puddle’
January 14, 2021 - The Tyee
put immense pressures on communities already struggling with a housing shortage, a toxic drug supply and a mental health-care system that
Quebec doctor’s death highlights pandemic toll on health workers
January 14, 2021 - Canadian Medical Association Journal
with less, often at the expense of their own wellbeing. “Physician burnout has been getting worse as we’ve tried more and more to create
Can front-line workers skeptical of COVID-19 vaccine be forced to get it?
January 13, 2021 - MSN Canada
you don't have a licensed product yet," said Caplan, the medical ethics expert. Other experts such as Ikemoto, the UC Davis professor, said
Margaret Miller is first solo recipient of Inuvik’s volunteer award
January 13, 2021 - Cabin Radio
had their surgery, because they like to be comforted when they’re coming out of anaesthesia, and it just grew from that,” she said. Saumur,
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement for GIAPREZA ™ (Angiotensin II) and XERAVA ™ (Eravacycline) in Europe
January 12, 2021 - Stockwatch
footing to become a leading specialty pharmaceutical company in the fields of anaesthesia and critical care.” About GIAPREZA GIAPREZA™ (
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January 12, 2021 - Mingshengbao
他的安全。」 由于接诊患者猛增令医院不堪重负,许多医生面临精力耗尽,去年夏季医院系统一项研究发现,超过85%急症科医生最少有一个的医疗指标耗尽,去年6月「医生健康」(Physician Wellness)杂志出版的一项研究显示,在疫情爆发前10周,急症医生承受了巨大的心理挑战。
ROGER TAYLOR: Despite early approval of COVID-19 vaccines, N.S. companies still see need for coronavirus research
January 11, 2021 - The Guardian
, a principal investigator, a study protocol, relevant medical ethics review board approval and Health Canada Investigational Testing
Police agencies launch awareness campaign to protect people from 'poisonous' meth
January 11, 2021 - CTV News
of the problem is that it's fallen into the shadow of the ongoing opioid crisis. But, police say the drug causes a lot of problems within
U.S. on a federal execution spree and a lone Canadian sits on death row: Robert Bolden's untold story
January 11, 2021 - MSN Canada
causes respiratory failure. The previous method, a three-drug cocktail, faced shortages during the years Barack Obama was president. Fear of
Kiniksa Highlights Corporate Priorities and Expected 2021 Milestones
January 11, 2021 - Canadian Insider
product candidates and to manufacture our product candidates; drug substance and/or drug product shortages; our reliance on third parties to
Horizon Therapeutics plc Provides Preliminary 2020 Financial Results, Exceeding Full-Year 2020 Net Sales and Adjusted EBITDA Guidance; Provides Update on TEPEZZA ® (teprotumumab-trbw) Supply and New KRYSTEXXA ® (pegloticase injection) Trials
January 11, 2021 - Stockwatch
contract manufacturer, Catalent. The Company anticipates that this drug supply shortage could last through the first quarter. The length of
Antibe Therapeutics Provides 2021 Corporate Update
January 11, 2021 - Financial Post
and policymakers with few options as they address a resurgent opioid crisis. Leveraging our hydrogen sulfide platform beyond its current
Vaccinate the youngest first
January 11, 2021 - MSN Canada
age group (65+), and so on. Coming from a medical ethics and moral philosophy standpoint, these agencies are developing policies on the
India's quick nod to homegrown COVID-19 vaccine seeds doubt
January 11, 2021 - New West Record
in the need for “guess work,” said Dr. Anant Bhan, who studies medical ethics and was not on the panel. Dr. Vineeta Bal, who studies immune
Vancouver’s first female fire chief to prioritize pandemic safety, accountability on sexism, burnout
January 09, 2021 - CTV News
1986, and that’s despite massive growth in the city, more calls, the opioid crisis, and hiring has stalled because of the pandemic, but how
She’s lost two brothers to opioids. Amid record deaths, she and others are pleading for change
January 09, 2021 - The Hamilton Spectator
dismiss the deaths of drug users. But as the toll of the opioid crisis grows, she doesn’t want her brothers reduced to statistics. Michael
DR. ROBERT MILLER: Burned out & burned by NSHA
January 09, 2021 - Cape Breton Post
start demanding better value and accountability from the NSHA is now. The physician wellness initiative of B.C.’s Fraser Health Authority
Alberta's safe consumption review biased and flawed, researcher says
January 09, 2021 - CBC Edmonton
"unsound findings" would be used to undermine efforts to address the opioid crisis. Shortly after its release, a Philadelphia city council
Beyond covid-19, rural areas face growing threat from chronic heart and lung diseases
January 08, 2021 - MSN Canada
in rural areas will be impossible without addressing the serious physician shortage that these areas face. But relying on physicians alone
Revisit our top five stories of 2020
January 08, 2021 - Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences
behind these shortages. They found that of the over nine thousand different drugs marketed in Canada, one quarter were reported in shortage
Politicians' spouses are some of the first to get coronavirus vaccines
January 08, 2021 - MSN Canada
Arthur Caplan, a bioethics professor and founding head of the medical ethics division at New York University Grossman School of Medicine. "
CANZUK: A cure for our healthcare challenges?
January 08, 2021 - Healthy Debate
protective equipment (PPE), lack of adequate testing and drug shortages have been sources of stress for frontline workers, healthcare
'I'm afraid for my life': Okanagan woman renews calls to solve doctor shortage
January 08, 2021 - CFMI-FM
chair of the SOS Division of Family Practice, said the local physician shortage is driven largely by increasing demand and retiring baby-
‘I’m afraid for my life’: Okanagan woman renews calls to solve doctor shortage
January 08, 2021 - MSN Canada
chair of the SOS Division of Family Practice, said the local physician shortage is driven largely by increasing demand and retiring baby-
Eastern Shore physician discusses impacts of rising emergency department closures
January 07, 2021 - Global News
nurse shortages. Eastern Shore Memorial was closed 14 times due to physician shortages, Musquodoboit Valley was closed 13 times due to the
California cafe fined $108K, still flouts rules. Why it's so hard to enforce COVID shutdown
January 07, 2021 - MSN Canada
said: "Civil war is brewing." Arthur Caplan, a nationally known medical ethics expert, said the "farcical, irresponsible, wimpy" lack of
Lessons from the pandemic: Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good
January 06, 2021 - MSN Canada
about costs and benefits, and perhaps in some cases a misapplication of medical ethics. © getty: Anthony Fauci Lessons from the pandemic:
B.C. aims to reduce backlog of surgeries within 22 months
January 06, 2021 - Brandon Sun
with COVID-19.Non-urgent surgeries resumed two months later, and Dix says more surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses have been hired.
'I've never seen numbers like this': Opioid-related deaths are on the rise
January 06, 2021 - CTV News
While Adams can't substantiate cannabis therapy to help curb the opioid crisis, she said that all alternatives must be looked at seriously
Rush University Medical Center Expands Deployment of Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience to 14 Clinical Specialties
January 06, 2021 - Stockwatch
clinical intelligence technology's transformative benefits for reducing physician burnout, improving financial integrity, and enhancing the
What people might not be allowed to do if they don't get vaccinated
January 06, 2021 - MSN Canada
, and Lisa Forsberg, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oxford who researches medical ethics, told CNBC that it "isn't easy to say
'I'm incredibly honoured and humbled to represent the Black community'
January 06, 2021 - Winnipeg Free Press
the challenge she faces in the midst of a simultaneous public health, economic and opioid crisis. "What's prepared me is that I'm a human
Emergency department closures continue to increase for Eastern Shore hospitals
January 05, 2021 - Global News
. She says hospitals like Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital have been plagued by physician shortages for a long period of time. 2:06
How the ultra-wealthy could try to cut in line for the Covid-19 vaccine
January 05, 2021 - MSN Canada
: They are concierge doctors, but doctors nonetheless, and bound by medical ethics. But the incentive — and, sometimes, the expectation from
VitalHub Expands Use of Award-Winning Synopsis Product to New Region with the Announcement of Licensing Deal in the Bahamas
January 05, 2021 - Canadian Life Sciences Database
Anaesthesia Associates Medical Group is an independent anaesthesia group supporting four hospitals in the region. The Group has been aiming