Concerns over AstraZeneca grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots – National

With 300,000 AstraZeneca doses set to expire April 2, will provinces use them up? - National

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the Africa Union dropped plans to buy the shot, dealing further blows to the company’s hopes to deliver a vaccine for the world.The vaccine – developed with

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Fact or Fiction: Will cleaning air ducts curb COVID-19 transmission?

Fact or Fiction: Will cleaning air ducts curb COVID-19 transmission?

Are you really having a regular pandemic week if your phone hasn’t buzzed at least two to three times with sales calls from air duct cleaners?This sudden interest in air quality control during a global pandemic comes as no

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Peek at Your Own Brain Activity May Curb Mental Illness Symptoms

Peek at Your Own Brain Activity May Curb Mental Illness Symptoms

  By Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester In recent years, researchers have begun using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) not just to better understand the neural bases of psychiatric illness, but also for experimental treatment of depression, ADHD, anxiety, PTSD, substance use

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Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Works Well and May Curb Virus Spread

Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Works Well and May Curb Virus Spread

The newly released documents, which include the F.D.A.’s first technical analysis of the company’s 45,000-person clinical trial, presented evidence that the vaccine was safe, with noticeably milder side effects than the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and without any reports of

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Exercise May Help Curb Migraine Attacks

Exercise May Help Curb Migraine Attacks

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who gets frequent migraine symptoms knows the experience: the throbbing, the pain, the visual disturbances. Exercise has long been a potential way to reduce migraine triggers, but a new study

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Best of Care, CareAcademy Working to Curb Vaccine Hesitancy

Staffing Reclaims Title of Home-Based Care Industry’s Biggest Challenge

States continue to open up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to home-based care workers. Despite encouragement from industry leaders, some caregivers remain ambivalent about getting vaccinated. That’s not surprising, as there is a significant degree of vaccine hesitancy among all health care

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As Drug Prices Keep Rising, State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Them

As Drug Prices Keep Rising, State Lawmakers Propose Tough New Bills to Curb Them

Fed up with a lack of federal action to lower prescription drug costs, state legislators around the country are pushing bills to penalize drugmakers for unjustified price hikes and to cap payment at much-lower Canadian levels. These bills, sponsored by

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Bans on Evictions, Utility Shutoffs Curb COVID Infections

Bans on Evictions, Utility Shutoffs Curb COVID Infections

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Bans on evictions and utility shutoffs during the pandemic may not only be keeping people safe and warm in their homes: They might also limit the spread of COVID-19, new research suggests.

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Quebec won’t roll out COVID-19 checkpoints to curb travel between regions as reopening looms

Police in Quebec asked to use judgment when enforcing curfew, Guilbault says

Quebec will not be setting up police checkpoints to limit travel as some regions prepare for certain restrictions designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 to be lifted next week.Despite calls from the opposition, Public Security Minister Geneviève Guilbault

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