The Second COVID-19 Shot Is a Rude Reawakening for Immune Cells

Bold text are ‘hot links’. Double click to access. HEALTH The Second COVID-19 Shot Is a Rude Reawakening for Immune Cells Side effects are just a sign that protection is kicking in as it should. KATHERINE J. WU FEBRUARY 2, 2021 Editor’s Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. […]

The Myth of Universal Health Care

Despite our illusions, Canada’s system is neither comprehensive nor equally accessible. What would it take to reform it? BY NADINE CARON, DANIELLE MARTIN ILLUSTRATION BY PETE RYAN Updated 9:46, Jan. 11, 2021 | Published 14:10, Dec. 8, 2020 [Excerpts] ERYN DIXON had enough to manage as it was. At the age of forty-five, with profound disabilities related to multiple sclerosis, Dixon was […]


BC-wide transit and business incentives could fill rural transport gaps Fran Yanor, The Goat Feb 25, 2021 [Excerpts] Advocates behind a campaign for province-wide public transit say it would increase safety and access in underserved rural communities, while others recommend improving competitiveness so the private sector steps up. “There have to be substantive investments made […]

What Matters To You?

“What Matters to You?” Virtual Care AppointmentsA Resource for Patients from the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council As virtual care is new to most of us, this checklist has been developed with patients to enable you to prepare for and make the most of your virtual care appointments. Prior to booking a virtual care […]

Invermere – Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley

Daneve McAffer – President, Chair of Events CommitteeDodie Marcil – SecretaryBarb Gagatek – Treasurer and Board MemberLinda Herbert – Board MemberLaura Cuthbertson – Vice President and Board Member Michèle Neider – Executive Director Email info@hospicesocietycv.comTel. (778) 526-5143 Unit #103 Frater Landing – 926 7 Ave Invermere, B.C. V0A 1K0 (Box 925) From: Work began […]

How Cities, Travel, and Families Will Change

How will the way we live look different in the wake of the pandemic?We don’t yet know the answer – and, in some respects, we don’t even know the right questions to ask. That’s why we’ve been surveying dozens of global thought leaders, doers and thinkers for our special Unknown Questions series, in which we’re unearthing […]

When Will COVID-19 Be Over

[Excerpt] 2020 has brought previously unseen challenges upon humankind. A virus that, due to globalisation, spread at an unprecedented speed, stormed the entire planet and there is only one thing that can stop it as it is now: a vaccine. And as I wrote in The Medical Futurist vaccine pledge, if you worry about the long-term […]