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By now we should all be familiar with how we can catch the coronavirus and what we should do to try to avoid catching it. Health officials advise people to wash their hands regularly, avoid touching their faces and disinfect their homes daily to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. For the…

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Dr. Pierre Gfeller, President and Executive Director of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), announced on Friday, Apr. 3, the MUHC has been designated a COVID-19 hospitalization centre. Specifically, the Montreal General Hospital and the Glen Site (adults) of the MUHC are entering Pha…

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Within the next week, more than a dozen Canadian hospitals will start enrolling patients as part of an unprecedented global collaboration to test four potential treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the pandemic coronavirus that currently has no vaccine or cure, writes the Toronto Star.

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Ron Romanado and his partner Karen Spoon-Goldman of Pointe-Claire didn’t have attendants on their flight back to Canada from their cruise to the Hawaiian islands. In a windowless cargo plane turned airliner, U.S. State Department workers in full hazmat suits served the Canadian passengers bo…

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Coronavirus news updates, like the disease itself, seem to be increasing at an exponential rate. Press conferences where government leaders sit side by side with public health officials are now the norm. Hand washing reminders are frequent, cancellations and closures are coming fast and furi…

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It can be tough to fit exercise into our hectic schedules and once you’ve missed a few days that can easily lengthen into weeks and then months. What can you do once that happens to get exercise back into your life?

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A recent article published on February 4, 2020, in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, entitled “Cybervictimization in adolescence and its association with subsequent suicidal ideation/attempt beyond face-to-face victimization: a longitudinal population-based study”, seeks to dem…

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A frequent injury in contact sports, concussions are not always easy to diagnose. Athletes can exhibit different signs or symptoms and may underreport their symptoms to remain “in the game”. This is especially true in hockey where players have to remove all their equipment to perform the sta…

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What is the number one cause of premature death in women? If you said heart disease you’d be right, but the fact of the matter is that many women and men don’t know that. From making the right diagnosis to getting the right treatment to how long it takes to recover, women do worse than men.