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15 hours ago

Robotic ultrasound technology now being used in remote Saskatchewan communities

The new system piloted during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic also reduced the risk of transmission for health care workers and patients.

26hr photo project: "...there's so much to love."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.

Infectious disease specialists answer back-to-school questions, praise teachers

Ottawa doctor Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng told teachers it’s their turn to be “heroes” as children return to the classroom amid the pandemic.

New online tracker offers real-time updates on potential COVID-19 vaccines

McGill epidemiologist Nicole Basta’s team has created an interactive vaccine tracker to ensure the public is receiving verified, timely, and trustworthy information.
17 days ago

Healthcare providers offer advice for kids and parents worried about back-to-school

Staff from Trillium Health Partners offered some tips and advice for parents and children preparing to return to the classroom.

26hr photo project: "...it can be both beautiful and exhausting, all at the same time."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
a month ago

CHEO doctor discusses getting back to school safely during COVID-19

CBC radio spoke with pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Nisha Thampi about how to keep students, teachers, and staff safer in schools during the ongoing pandemic.

26hr photo project: "...you never know what's going to happen."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.

26hr photo project: "Be present, be kind, and share joy."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

Health Canada approves use of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients

Antiviral medication has been shown to shorten COVID-19 recovery time by 31%.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "I think 26hr call is really hard..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

Dr. Jane Philpott co-edits 'Vulnerable', a comprehensive textbook on COVID-19

The former Liberal cabinet minister, along with several colleagues, collaborated to edit the new publication, titled Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19.
2 months ago

Several COVID-19 antibody studies underway in Quebec

Quebec research will reveal prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies in general population and specific vulnerable groups.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "It is both very humbling, and very inspiring."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

These Toronto doctors prescribed free cellphones and prepaid SIM cards

The group provided phones to patients who didn’t have one, so they could contact medical and other necessary services, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.
2 months ago

Vancouver study analyzes which COVID-19 patients are at greatest risk of organ failure

UBC study aims to help identify COVID-19 patients in need of critical care.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "...if you start with gratitude, the struggle gets a lot easier."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

U of T researchers find pasteurization can kill COVID-19 virus in breast milk

The team used the common Holder method of pasteurization to neutralize the virus in donated human milk, so it can be safely fed to babies.
2 months ago

London-area COVID-19 patients being supported and monitored through virtual clinic

A team of doctors at London Health Sciences Centre in southern Ontario created the Urgent COVID-19 Care Clinic, which tracks diagnosed patients to ensure they are admitted as soon as they need hospital care.
2 months ago

Toronto hospital free of COVID-19 patients for first time since March

For the first time in months, Humber River Hospital has no COVID patients in its ICU.
2 months ago

Ottawa Art Gallery stages online mini-exhibition of support messages for frontline workers

The gallery created the exhibit as part of its Creative Wellness partnership with the Ottawa Hospital.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "...you just can’t get that real life perspective anywhere else."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
3 months ago

Ontario woman released from hospital after 87-day battle with COVID-19

76-year-old Jessie Jacobs discharged after prolonged hospitalization with COVID-19.
3 months ago

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank BC hospital workers for their work during pandemic

Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated Canada Day by speaking with British Columbia doctors and nurses over Zoom.
3 months ago

Montreal researcher developing nanoparticle-based COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Denis Archambault is working to combat COVID-19 with a novel nanovaccine.