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BEYOND LOCAL: New cancer treatments can be tested in artificial cells on tiny chips the size of a postage stamp

BEYOND LOCAL: New cancer treatments can be tested in artificial cells on tiny chips the size of a postage stamp

The pipes imprinted on microfluidic chips are about the size of a human hair, and in many ways are like miniaturizing a chemical manufacturing plant
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada to receive 2.3 million Pfizer vaccine doses this week

COVID-19: Canada to receive 2.3 million Pfizer vaccine doses this week

Ottawa has already received more than 66 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, enough to fully immunize all eligible Canadians
BEYOND LOCAL: How women use social media for mental health support, solidarity

BEYOND LOCAL: How women use social media for mental health support, solidarity

The popularity of Instagram makes it a valuable resource for mental health support, especially for women
OPINION: Treating specific symptoms of autism or ADHD can help children, even without a diagnosis

OPINION: Treating specific symptoms of autism or ADHD can help children, even without a diagnosis

Treating children’s mental health symptoms, even without a diagnosis, can be beneficial
<b>WORLD:</b> Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

WORLD: Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games

Declaration to be effective from Monday until Aug. 31. Emergency measures already in place in Tokyo will also be extended until the end of August, after the Olympics and well into the Paralympics which start Aug. 24
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario in ‘critical’ period to use up Moderna shots, pharmacists group says

COVID-19: Ontario in ‘critical’ period to use up Moderna shots, pharmacists group says

Some Moderna shots set to expire in early August, CEO of the Ontario Pharmacists Association says, explaining that 'supply that arrives in bulk must be used up within 30 days'
BEYOND LOCAL: The difference between sex and gender, and why both matter in health research

BEYOND LOCAL: The difference between sex and gender, and why both matter in health research

Both sex and gender analysis are crucial to health research to enable access to appropriate health information, diagnoses and care for gender-diverse populations
<b>CANADA:</b> Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues recall for several frozen mango brands

CANADA: Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues recall for several frozen mango brands

Citing potential Hepatitis A contamination, the agency warns the frozen fruit may not look or smell spoiled
OPINION: Why the outdoors should be an integral part of every early learning and child-care program

OPINION: Why the outdoors should be an integral part of every early learning and child-care program

Beyond the many known benefits of outdoor education, COVID-19 has highlighted the outdoors as an environment which mitigates the risk of spreading airborne viruses
<b>CANADA:</b> Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

CANADA: Canadian Blood Services watching supply as COVID-19 rules eased

The need for blood products tailed off dramatically 16 months ago as the pandemic brought travel to a near standstill and all but the most critical surgeries were cancelled