COVID-19: Ontario’s chief medical officer of health is officially recommending against trick-or-treating

COVID-19: Ontario’s chief medical officer of health is officially recommending against trick-or-treating

Ontario reported 704 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.Author of the article:Taylor BlewettPublishing date:Oct 20, 2020  •   •  6 minute readFILE: Nurses wearing protective masks and protective suits, work in a COVID-19 medicine unit. Photo by PASCAL ROSSIGNOL /REUTERSArticle contentOntario’s chief medical officer of health is officially recommending against trick-or-treating come Halloween in the four…

New Law Creates 988 Hotline For Mental Health Emergencies

New Law Creates 988 Hotline For Mental Health Emergencies

Mental health advocates say 988, a simple three-digit number, will be easier for people to remember in the midst of a mental health emergency. T2 Images/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption toggle caption T2 Images/Getty Images/Cultura RF Mental health advocates say 988, a simple three-digit number, will be easier for people to remember in the midst…

How development can boost the ‘neglected’ and ‘undervalued’ health advantages of cereals

How development can boost the ‘neglected’ and ‘undervalued’ health advantages of cereals

The potential health benefits provided by cereals are ‘often overlooked or undervalued’ as part of a nutritious diet, a new review of agri-nutrition research and dietary guidance has concluded. The study chalked this up to two issues. Firstly, it noted many cereal crops with varying nutritional qualities are ‘indiscriminately’ grouped under the broad category of ‘staples’.…

Feds to fulfill Indigenous leaders Friday to talk about racism in health system

Feds to fulfill Indigenous leaders Friday to talk about racism in health system

The systemic racism endured by Indigenous people in Canada’s health care system exists because the system was designed to that way, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said today after a meeting with representatives from the provinces, Indigenous groups and the health care sector.Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller pauses as he responds to a question during a news conference in June in Ottawa.…

Bringing sexual and reproductive health services to young people throughout the Republic of Moldova

Bringing sexual and reproductive health services to young people throughout the Republic of Moldova

Unprecedented work has been undertaken in the Republic of Moldova to ensure that adolescents can access sexual and reproductive health services, following a systematic process outlined by WHO.WHO/Europe carried out an assessment of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health in the context of universal health coverage in 6 countries of the WHO European…