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COVID’s third wave is younger and sicker. Here’s everything we know about why

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada It used to take, on average, 10 to 14 days after symptoms started to reach the point of ICU admission. Now, it’s happening in five to seven Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Apr 30, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  9 minute read  •  506 Comments Alex… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine begins shipping, third jab in US arsenal

Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine will begin shipping in the U.S. on Monday morning, marking the third shot in the country’s arsenal after a greenlight from the FDA and a panel with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). McKesson, the government-selected distribution partner for the vaccination effort, announced Monday it started distribution… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

Doctors are A THIRD more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day, study finds  

Doctors are A THIRD more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day, study finds Physician fatigue and schedule may effect their decision-making  Opioid over-prescribing is blamed in part for the current US opioid epidemic  University of Minnesota researchers found that 4% of patients with early appointments get opioid prescriptions  By the end of the… Read More »