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Delta shouldn’t stop kids from returning to class, expert says

With the delta variant surging in the United States just as the school year begins, parents are wondering — and worried — about the threat to children. To address their fears, Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist and director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, answered questions from journalist… Read More »

What to Expect from Pharmacy Technician Training Programs

Many states require pharmacy technicians to attend training programs and get national certification. In a few states, the minimum requirement to become a pharmacy technician is a high school diploma or equivalent. Even if states do not require training and certification, having them can boost your confidence and stand out to potential employers. Here’s what… Read More »

Fatal ODs From Illicit Tranquilizers Jumped 6-Fold During Pandemic

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 — Overdose deaths linked to illicit “designer” benzodiazepines have surged in the United States, as underground labs crank out new synthetic variations on prescription tranquilizers like Valium, Xanax and Ativan. Overdose deaths involving illicit benzos increased more than sixfold (520%) between 2019 and 2020, rising from… Read More »

Mandated COVID-19 vaccines for CSU health students from 2022

Charles Sturt University is mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for students studying health from next year, or they won’t be allocated a work placement. In a COVID statement published online, the Interim Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Germov said, “In line with government advice, Charles Sturt is strongly encouraging all staff and students to have their COVID-19 vaccination… Read More »

COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  5 minute read  •  224 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »