Diabetes DTx startup Better Therapeutics heads to public markets in SPAC deal

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Better Therapeutics, a nutritional cognitive behavioral therapy digital therapeutics company, announced plans today to go public by merging with special purpose acquisition company Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp II. The deal is expected to close this summer, subject to stockholder approval,

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Following public health advice on COVID-19 has Atlantic Canadian premiers shining above the rest, experts say

Following public health advice on COVID-19 has Atlantic Canadian premiers shining above the rest, experts say

Two political science experts agree that the four premiers in Atlantic Canada rely on public health advice more so than political motivations when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.Finding the balance between public health advice, and pressures from industries

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Health officials seek to convince skeptical public of COVID-19 vaccine safety – National

Concerns around AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but many still want it

Canada’s deputy chief public health officer wouldn’t hesitate to roll up his sleeve if the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were offered to him tomorrow, he said this week.Dr. Howard Njoo, along with chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, has become

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Journalists Dive Deep Into Roots of Vaccine Distrust in Prisons and Covid’s Toll on Public Health

Journalists Stay on Top of Rocky Vaccine Rollout

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How COVID-19 has transformed public policy and population health efforts

How COVID-19 has transformed public policy and population health efforts

Photo by d3sign/Getty ImagesThe COVID-19 global pandemic has highlighted disparities in our healthcare system and is informing public policy decisions on everything from how the newly unemployed can gain access to health insurance to mental health needs – including those of

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Backed by Millions in Public and Private Cash, Rapid Covid Tests Are Coming to Stores Near You

Backed by Millions in Public and Private Cash, Rapid Covid Tests Are Coming to Stores Near You

Scientists and lawmakers agree that over-the-counter covid tests could allow desk workers to settle back into their cubicles and make it easier to reopen schools and travel. But even as entrepreneurs race their products to market, armed with millions of

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We Must Treat Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis. These 4 Steps Will Help Us Reduce Deaths

We Must Treat Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis. These 4 Steps Will Help Us Reduce Deaths

COVID-19 has taught us many deadly lessons, among them how dangerous it is to approach a health problem as a political problem. We have lost lives, jobs, hope, and an imagined future, all because scoring political points became more important

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Provinces hitting pause on AstraZeneca vaccine as public health officials brace for new guidance – National

Provinces hitting pause on AstraZeneca vaccine as public health officials brace for new guidance - National

Provinces appear to be hitting pause on the rollout of the controversial AstraZeneca vaccine.Global News has learned from a senior Alberta government source that the province’s public health officer is set to announce a pause in the AstraZeneca vaccine

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Analysis: How the US Invested in the War on Terrorism at the Cost of Public Health

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Here’s one big takeaway from our country’s disastrous 2020 covid response: For 20 years, we’ve lavished attention and money on fighting human terrorism and forgot that the terrorism of nature is equally deadly, deserving equal preparation. Today, with more than

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How One State’s Public Health Defunding Led to Vaccination Chaos

A syringe vaccinates Missouri

ST. LOUIS — Missourians have driven hours to find vaccines in rural counties — at least those with cars and the time. Tens of thousands of doses are waiting to be distributed, slowly being rolled out in a federal long-term

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