Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

International students are being pushed to the brink during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mounting pressures have led to a rise in death by suicide cases across Canada, according to a report by the nonprofit One Voice Canada.“It’s a

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‘Hit the hardest’: Why COVID-19 cases are rising among young Canadians – National

‘Hit the hardest’: Why COVID-19 cases are rising among young Canadians - National

As more seniors get vaccinated for COVID-19, Canada is seeing a shift in the coronavirus spread with an increasing number of cases among the younger population.While infections have declined in Canadians aged 80 and older since January, cases are

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A year into the pandemic, advanced cancer diagnoses are rising

Hospital executives share lessons learned 1 year into the pandemic

Dive Brief: A survey of radiation oncologists conducted this winter has found an increase in new patients with advanced-stage cancers coming into clinics for treatment, compared to before the pandemic. Nearly three-quarters of physicians responding in the American Society for

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Analysts tip surgeries to rebound. Rising COVID-19 cases threaten those forecasts.

Moderna to study vaccine booster aimed at coronavirus variant

Dive Brief: Wall Street analysts are predicting recovery of elective surgery volumes after analyzing a consumer sentiment survey and hospital tracking data, but the forecasts come amid a stark warning from the head of the CDC that rising COVID-19 metrics

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Medical liability insurance premiums rising after stable decade, AMA report finds

Medical liability insurance premiums rising after stable decade, AMA report finds

Dive Brief: The price providers pay to insure themselves and their practices against medical liability claims is on the rise, according to an analysis from the American Medical Association. After holding mostly steady over the past decade, more than 30%

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Covid-19 news: UK scientists warn cases are rising in children

Covid-19 news: UK scientists warn cases are rising in children

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Pupils take part in lessons on their first day back from lockdown at Chertsey High

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Canada adds more than 4K new COVID-19 cases as Tam warns of rising infections – National

Canada adds more than 4K new COVID-19 cases as Tam warns of rising infections - National

The total number of COVID-19 infections in Canada hit 946,375 on Wednesday, as health officials across the country reported 4,050 new cases.Wednesday marked the second time in less than a week that Canada’s daily case count surpassed 4,000.Health officials

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COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong?

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong?

Europe was one of the first regions to be hit hard by COVID-19 last spring. In mid-May 2020, the World Health Organization declared it the “epicenter” of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the

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Most Americans Now Say They’ve Gotten At Least One Dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine or Want to Get Vaccinated As Soon As Possible, with Enthusiasm Rising Across Racial, Ethnic and Partisan Groups

New Survey: Passing a Law Preventing Perpetrators of Domestic Violence from Having a Gun is Identified as a Top Women’s Health Policy Priority for Federal Policymakers

An additional 1 in 5 (22%) are open to getting a vaccine but want to “wait until it has been available for a while to see how it is working for others,” down from 31% a month ago as more

Read More Most Americans Now Say They’ve Gotten At Least One Dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine or Want to Get Vaccinated As Soon As Possible, with Enthusiasm Rising Across Racial, Ethnic and Partisan Groups