Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

With three of her six children now sick with a cold, Stephanie Goddard says a shortage of children’s medication across Canada is making her panic. “I can’t find Children’s liquid Advil or Tylenol anywhere,” she told CTVNews.ca in a telephone interview on Wednesday. “And knowing the flu season is right around the corner… my anxiety … Read more

COVID: FDA advisers recommend updating booster shots

COVID: FDA advisers recommend updating booster shots

At least some US adults may get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it’s time to tweak booster doses to better match the most recent virus variants. Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration wrestled with how to modify doses now when there’s no way to know how the rapidly … Read more

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Sunday shoppers streamed back into Quebec stores for the first time in three weeks as a measure meant to curb soaring COVID-19-related hospitalization rates in the province came to an end amid declining patient numbers. Most Quebec stores reopened their doors following a three-week ban on Sunday shopping imposed by the government in a bid … Read more

Loneliness can be a big factor in getting good nutrition, experts say

Loneliness can be a big factor in getting good nutrition, experts say

TORONTO — Flo Elliott was never a big eater, but her appetite plummeted when her husband died. Suddenly alone after 54 years of marriage, Elliott says she lost interest in food and would routinely skip meals. It would take about seven years to recover that appetite, says the now 89-year-old. “It’s really, really hard after … Read more

Food can be sold at Ontario movie theatres once restrictions loosen Jan. 31: sources

Food can be sold at Ontario movie theatres once restrictions loosen Jan. 31: sources

Global News has learned that concession stands at Ontario movie theaters will be able to sell food and drinks once COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease starting Jan. 31. Last week, Ontario released a gradual reopening plan that would see a loosening of restrictions in 21-day intervals. Included in those are cinemas, which can operate at … Read more

Canadians differ on holiday plans amid Omicron COVID-19 spread – National

Canadians differ on holiday plans amid Omicron COVID-19 spread – National

It’s beginning to look a lot like…last year. Festive feasts, gift exchanges and winter fun with loved ones are being canceled or limited as COVID-19 rips through Canada for the second holiday season in a row, the highly-transmissible Omicron variant driving extra caution. Still, some are moving forward with plans to celebrate, weighing the risk … Read more

Dangerous chemicals found in food wrappers at major fast-food restaurants and grocery chains, report says

Dangerous chemicals found in food wrappers at major fast-food restaurants and grocery chains, report says

Alarming levels of dangerous chemicals known as PFAS were discovered in food packaging at a number of well-known fast-food and fast-casual restaurants and grocery store chains, a new report found. The highest levels of indicators for PFAS were found in food packaging from Nathan’s Famous, Cava, Arby’s, Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Stop & Shop and Sweetgreen, … Read more