Tag Archives: worried

The Delta curve ball: How worried should Canada be about the COVID variant?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada ‘This virus spreads so fast, and is so contagious that, if 20 per cent of the population is not vaccinated, that will be more then enough to keep this thing going’ Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jul 17, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read… Read More »

Coronavirus could be a boon for telemedicine, as health industry hopes to keep ‘worried well’ out of the hospital

Nurse using a laptop computer. Ian Hooton | Science Photo Library | Getty Images As the coronavirus continues to spread across the U.S., hospitals and insurance companies are expecting a swell in visitors to clinics and emergency rooms. But the crisis could provide a bright spot for one sector of the health industry that has… Read More »

Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects

Statins have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system as a whole Dear Dr Nina: My husband is worried about taking cholesterol medication as he’s heard about some potential side effects Independent.ie Q My 56-year-old husband was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol. However, he is unhappy about taking statins, as prescribed by his GP, as… Read More »