B.C. teachers, parents want data on COVID-19 in schools to be publicly available

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 23:05:23 +0000

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said the exposure notices issued last year created anxiety for parents, but BCTF president Teri Mooring says having no information only causes more stress.

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Boy, 13, turned away from Enderby walk-in clinic because he isn't vaccinated

Credit to Author: Glenda Luymes| Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 02:51:38 +0000

Doctors must ensure “unvaccinated patients are given the same access to care as vaccinated patients,” according to the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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COVID-19: Parents and teachers call for mask requirement in schools to include younger students

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 05:09:45 +0000

“It’s disappointing that we’re not seeing stronger measures in light of the unknown,” said Teri Mooring, president of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation.

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B.C. kids sent away for heart transplants after staff conflicts force B.C. Children's Hospital to suspend program

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:15:44 +0000

An internal conflict between two heart surgeons has left B.C. Children’s Hospital’s heart transplant program in disarray, forcing families out of province for treatment

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Health Scams: a growing problem in the age of misinformation

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 22:01:47 +0000

“Everybody wants to be healthy. Everybody has been taken in by some sort of health scam at one point in their life — a product to improve their skin, or lose weight. It’s a normal human desire to try and improve our lives.” — UBC professor Bernie Garrett

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Health Scams: a growing problem in the age of misinformation

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 22:01:47 +0000

“Everybody wants to be healthy. Everybody has been taken in by some sort of health scam at one point in their life — a product to improve their skin, or lose weight. It’s a normal human desire to try and improve our lives.” — UBC professor Bernie Garrett

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