14 Virtual Care Services in Canada You Need to Know About
Not feeling well? Have a health concern? Need a prescription filled? These Canadian virtual healthcare services can help you from the convenience of your home.
Is It Covid, the Flu, or Something Else? This At-Home Test Kit Could Help You Find Out
It checks for three common winter illnesses and may help families avoid the ER
Should You Get Another COVID Vaccine?
Timing is everything when it comes to immunizing against COVID variants, experts say.
This Pandemic Anniversary Is Nothing Like Last Year
Two years into the pandemic, we are untrusting of the ups and guarding ourselves against the downs—but there is reason...
How the Pandemic Proved the Importance of No-Touch Abortions
Dr. Meghan McGrattan, an ob-gyn resident at the University of Toronto, outlines what the pandemic taught us virtual care's role...
Will I Need a 4th Dose of the COVID Vaccine?
Our understanding of COVID variants and fourth doses is still evolving. Here is what we know so far.
If Omicron Is Rampant and Less Severe, Why Bother With Prevention at All?
Dr. Kieran Quinn explains the fundamental problem with this attitude towards COVID-19 infections.
Your Game Plan for Small-Scale, Stress-Free Holiday Meals
Claire Tansey answers your questions about how to make holiday meals special in a year that feels anything but.
Is There a Link Between COVID Vaccines and Shingles? What Experts Want You to Know
There have been reported cases of shingles after COVID vaccines, so we spoke with UBC’s Dr. Fawziah Lalji to learn...
Expert Explainer: What You Need to Know About COVID Vaccines for Kids 5-11
Internal medicine physician Dr. Seema Marwaha clears up some of the frequently asked questions and concerns about COVID vaccines for...
Everything You Need to Know About COVID Antiviral Pills
On Jan. 17, Health Canada approved Paxlovid, Pfizer's antiviral COVID-19 pill. Learn how COVID antivirals work, potential side effects and...
Shingles Appears to Be on the Rise in Canada. Here’s Why.
Shingles appears to be more rampant this year than previous years, and experts say the rise is related to the...
A Province-by-Province Guide to Vaccine Passports in Canada
Here are the Canadian provinces and territories implementing vaccine passports and what you need to know.
Myocarditis and COVID Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Rare cases of myocarditis are being reported after COVID-19 vaccination—but many more cases are reported after COVID-19 infection.
Why Words Like “Grief” and “Languish” Have Helped Us Cope with the Pandemic
“Having a common language helps us feel understood and heard, which is important for any sort of recovery.”
Could Protection from COVID Soon Be Available Through a Nasal Spray?
Multiple companies, including Canada's SaNOtize, are developing nasal sprays that could change how we fight the virus. Here’s what you...
Do You Need to Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?
Third shots of the COVID-19 vaccine are recommended for some people, but infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch explains why...
Lessons From The Pandemic: How I Learned to Prepare For The Unknown
Dr. Joan Cheng, the GTA’s first Asian, female ER Chief, on how she and her staff managed throughout the pandemic,...
Experts Advise Being ‘Super Safe’ as Canada Enters the 4th Wave of COVID
We spoke to two experts about what makes the fourth wave of COVID different, who is at risk and how...
Online Dating: Would You Date Someone Who’s Unvaccinated?
Dating apps like Hinge and Bumble now allow Canadian users to indicate their vaccine status, and it's changing how we...
“I Was Ashamed I Tested Positive for COVID-19”
Despite following public health guidelines, 23-year-old Monique Mulima contracted COVID-19. Then came the intense feelings of guilt and shame.
What You Need to Know About COVID Variants in Canada
Canadian scientists and a clinician answer the most frequently asked questions about COVID variants, and what they mean for the...
What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Your Period
Anecdotes of weird periods post-vaccination have been circulating online — is there a link?
Moderna vs. Pfizer: Why We’re Not Playing Favourites with COVID-19 Vaccines
Everything you need to know about the differences—or lack thereof—between Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, according to experts.
Here’s What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Infertility
We spoke to an infectious disease specialist about whether the COVID-19 can affect your reproductive health.