Sending people to hospital for COVID-19 testing “raises the possibility of further infection,” says Dr. Robert Cushman of Renfrew County and District Health Unit.
Virtual care, paramedics providing palliative care, and overnight emergency closures in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Doctors encourage their patients to breastfeed but have limited workplace accommodations to do so themselves.
UPDATE: Confusion over new names, volunteers supporting self-quarantine, and China reports largest one-day spike in cases.
New national report urges action to scale up video consults and other virtual care.
Looming health care cuts, increasing waits for imaging services, and female genital mutilation in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Many low- and middle-income countries have higher breastfeeding rates than Canada.
E-scooter injuries are increasing as use of rent-by-the-minute scooters skyrockets.
Novel coronavirus infections, risks of microplastics, and increased EMR use in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Public health preparedness has come a long way since the 2003 SARS outbreak, say health professionals.