Children may not always grow out of being picky eaters

If your preschooler often pushes their dinner plate away or wages battles against taking another bite of a vegetable they don't like, they may not grow out of it anytime soon. By age four, children could be established picky eaters,...

AI management can benefit the growing online workforce

Many businesses turned to remote workers to continue their operations after states issued stay-at-home orders to reduce COVID-19 infections, a trend that is likely to accelerate long after the coronavirus is controlled. To help companies ease the transition online, USC...

Inhalers, blood pressure meds top list of drug shortages reported by Canadian pharmacists

TORONTO -- Two months after the COVID-19 pandemic began, pharmacists across Canada say they continue to face challenges in obtaining certain medications their patients need. According to a new survey from the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), only three per cent...

More dental services could resume in Nova Scotia next week

Dalhousie University's dean of dentistry expects dental clinics and offices to be able to reopen sometime next week for urgent and emergency cases, with routine dental care in Nova Scotia resuming several weeks after that.A public health order shut down...

Why the military was the right tool to rip the lid off Canada’s long-term care crisis

Ursula Drehlich was, by all accounts, a true force of nature. Stubborn. Determined. Disciplined."I remember her as being one of the most driven, fiercely independent people I've ever met, one of the most focused people I've ever met," said Sylvia Lyon,...

As Japan reopens, coronavirus testing slowed by bureaucracy and staff shortages

TOKYO (Reuters) - At the beginning of April, a young Japanese sumo wrestler known as Shobushi came down with a fever. His coaches tried calling a local public health centre to get him a coronavirus test, but the phone lines...

South Korea reports 79 new coronavirus cases, most since April 5

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks to protect themselves against contracting the new coronavirus walk on a street in central Seoul, South Korea April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran/File PhotoSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday,...

How do we disconnect from the environment during sleep and under anesthesia?

During sleep and under anesthesia, we rarely respond to such external stimuli as sounds even though our brains remain highly active. Now, a series of new studies by researchers at Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Sagol School...

Where stress lives

Yale researchers have found a neural home of the feeling of stress people experience, an insight that may help people deal with the debilitating sense of fear and anxiety that stress can evoke, Yale researchers report May 27 in the...

With air conditioning scarce, Quebec’s long-term care homes struggle with heat during pandemic

When it gets as hot as it is in Montreal this week, with humidex values expected to reach 40 Wednesday, Mendy Fellig becomes all but helpless.Fellig, 43, has multiple sclerosis. He can't leave his room without help from the staff of Maimonides,...
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