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U.S. CDC scraps quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID-19

The CDC relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.

Parents upset that Quebec pediatricians can no longer follow healthy children

Some parents in Quebec are upset that pediatricians will no longer be doing routine checkups for healthy children.

Moderna’s vaccine facility in Montreal suburb could be operational by end of 2024

The vaccine manufacturer is announcing that it has agreed to purchase land in a biotechnology park in Laval, Que., a northern suburb of Montreal.

‘Darker side’: Canada’s euthanasia laws a threat to disabled, experts say

Human rights advocates say the country's regulations lack necessary safeguards and are prompting doctors to suggest the procedure to those who might not otherwise...

Here’s what you need to know about online privacy in a post-Roe world

Facebook owner Meta said it received a legal warrant from law enforcement about the case, which did not mention the word "abortion."

Monkeypox cases in Canada surpass 1K, with most in Ontario

Ontario reported a total of 478 monkeypox cases, making it the province with the most cases in Canada while Quebec reported 425 cases.

Beloved Oilers fan Ben Stelter dies after fight with cancer: ‘The world lost the most special boy’

'You had a bigger heart than anyone we've ever met. Our hearts are left with a Ben-sized hole in them and life will never...

Virtually painless: How some Canadian surgeons are using VR to manage patient pain

A plastic surgeon in Canada discusses the benefits of using virtual reality (VR) to help patients with their pain.

Quebec rejects request to send army to northern region facing health worker shortage

The Nunavik Regional Board of Health asked Quebec to supply medical workers, including requesting that Ottawa send Armed Forces members who can provide health...

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