Building safer workplaces requires leaders who understand how years of resource constraints, unhealthy work environments, abuse from patients and a pandemic have contributed to overwhelming burnout and job dissatisfaction among workers.
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The future of our health system depends on recruiting and retaining passionate and highly skilled health-care workers. It’s essential to build work environments where they feel supported and safe.
Here’s what happened behind the scenes to increase intensive care capacity at the height of the pandemic.
Life is more normal now than it has been in years, as people do away with masks and social distancing.
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President Joe Biden’s suggestion that the COVID-19 pandemic is over has led to a backlash among some experts who suggest the comment is premature – and counterproductive.
The Fed has a mandate that keeps its focus on the U.S.
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The Fed’s recent rate hikes are contributing to higher prices and growing recession risks around the world, yet there are good reasons why the US central bank has to keep its focus domestic.
Funding research is essential to meet future health challenges.
Canadian scientists have made significant contributions during the pandemic response, including vital roles in developing COVID-19 vaccines. But underfunding puts the future of science in Canada at risk.
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Your great grandchildren are powerless in today’s society, but the things we do now influence them, for better or worse. What happens when we consider them while we make decisions today?
People reported memory loss during the pandemic.
A side-effect of pandemic response measures has been the impact on our mental health. But memory problems are a natural response to the environments created by the lockdowns.
Sotrovimab and casirivimab-imdevimab are no longer recommended for patients with COVID.
This guidance replaces previous conditional recommendations for the use of these drugs and is based on emerging evidence that they’re not likely to work against omicron.
Approximately one-third of 2SLGBTQ+ young people who participated in a nutrition study noted that they did not have any support systems in place to help them with their nutritional needs during the pandemic.
Food insecurity is a social justice issue tied to social determinants of health. Historically marginalized people like 2SLGBTQ+ youth are at risk, and more likely to be food insecure during COVID-19.
Since immunity from COVID vaccination begins to wane over time, it’s important that everyone, irrespective of age, receives their boosters as soon as they are eligible to do so.
Social distancing in a New York park, 2020.
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Four different authors – Sarah Moss, Roddy Doyle, Anne Tyler and Gary Shteyngart – tell four different stories of life in a time of COVID.
Though COVID is mild for most children, it can be serious for some. Where we have safe and effective vaccines, there’s no sense in not rolling them out.
The COVID alert level for the UK was recently downgraded. Here’s what that means.
Johnson’s leadership during the pandemic has been characterised by failures of governance and breaches of ethics.
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Authorities have been warned about five virus families that could cause future pandemics. Here are snapshots of the diseases each can cause and why we should be worried.
Only a portion of excess deaths had COVID mentioned on the death certificate. But the pandemic could be affecting death rates indirectly.
A tourist has makeup done ahead of Day of the Dead on Oct. 30, 2021, in Mexico City.
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Locals usually see tourists as a way to boost the economy. But at a certain point, resentment starts to build.
The fear of not having a “good death,” by dying at home among family members, has become a very real concern — especially during the pandemic.
As we reflect on what life means to us in this post-pandemic shuffle, we need to also contemplate what a “good death” is.
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A recent study suggests one in eight people who get COVID will go on to develop long COVID.
The spread of a virtual disease in the online game World of Warcraft appeared to have relevance to understanding real world epidemics like COVID.