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The Measles Outbreak Europe 2020 – Things You Need To Know

Measles is one of the infectious diseases that’s been causing health troubles for many nations including Europe. In 2019, the World Health Organization[1] announced significantly high measles cases reported in 42 countries of the European region. The worst-case number was 13 measles-related deaths in 3 countries: Romania, Albania, and Ukraine. The mortality rate in Ukraine,… Read More »

COVID-19 highlights need for more efficient and safer hospital communications

COVID-19 has put a focus on the need for a more expedient and safer way for hospital staff to talk to one another, according to executives for Vocera, which provides hands-free communications technology. A Vocera wearable badge can be worn under personal protection equipment. Caregivers don’t have to leave a room and remove their PPE… 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 »

‘I’m struggling with anxiety and OCD every day – I need constant reassurance’

Dear Coleen I live with my parents and brother and love them to bits – they’ve done so much for me, including financially. I contend with obsessive-compulsive behaviour (OCD) on a daily basis, where I feel I have to check things multiple times to alleviate anxiety. The worst part is the intrusive thoughts I have,… Read More »