Mouth wash test coming for school-aged children in British Columbia

By Hina Alam, The Canadian PressThu Sep 17 2020 20:28 VICTORIA — British Columbia is introducing a new saline gargle test for students from kindergarten to Grade 12 to help make COVID-19 testing easier for children and teenagers. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said B.C. is one of the first places in the world […]

Doctors, patient advocates say telemedicine spurred by pandemic is here to stay

By Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian PressThu Sep 17 2020 22:03 The arrival of COVID-19 has taken the concept of telemedicine from a pipe dream to a fixture across Ontario, with many doctors expressing the hope that the change is here to stay long beyond the pandemic. Patient advocates describe the shift as a double-edged sword, […]

Horrors of slavery at centre of Janelle Monae’s ‘Antebellum’

By John Carucci, The Associated Press NEW YORK — Janelle Monae says she “felt so much rage and anger” when she stepped onto a former slave plantation for the first time to film the psychological thriller “Antebellum.” In the movie, set for release Friday, the pop star and actress plays a successful modern−day author that […]