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They seemed like Democratic activists. They were secretly conservative spies

Large donations to the Democratic National Committee — $ 10,000 each — had bought Beau Maier and Sofia LaRocca tickets to the debate. During a cocktail reception beforehand, they worked the room of party officials, rainbow donkey pins affixed to their lapels. In fact, much about them was a lie. Maier and LaRocca were part… Read More »

Can I ask someone if they got a COVID shot? What experts say about vaccine etiquette

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada ‘And what do you say? Are you doubly vaccinated? Did you have AstraZeneca, or Pfizer? How far do you go with this?’ Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 18, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  7 minute read  •  361 Comments Mississauga’s Jack Darling Park and… Read More »

For the COVID-vaccinated in Canada, a void in public health advice: ‘They seem to be working on it’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada With 9.5 million combined doses due to be delivered by the end of March, many will soon be wondering, I’ve had my shot, now what? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Mar 25, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  4 minute read  •  175 Comments “It’s a little… Read More »

The medical community harms patients when they fail to engage in political advocacy

Primum non nocere, or “first, do no harm,” is a fundamental principle in the practice of medicine. Physicians vow to do as much when taking the Hippocratic Oath on their first day of medical school. But where does the buck stop?  I posit that we in the medical community harm patients when we fail to… Read More »

Gyms are open, but are they safe in the age of COVID-19? Here’s what you need to know

Article content continued What about masks? In most regions, staff are required to wear masks, but they are not required while working out. In Alberta, Nova Scotia and Ontario, masks must be worn in between workouts and when entering and exiting the gym. In Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Manitoba and… Read More »