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Canada’s surprising history and questionable partnership with a Chinese company and its military-backed COVID-19 vaccine

Article content continued CanSino’s Canadian connections, meanwhile, did not end with the federal vaccine collaboration inked in May. A week later, it announced a deal to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine created by Vancouver’s Precision Nanosystems. Based on totally different cutting-edge technology, it uses “messenger RNA” to trick the body into making coronavirus proteins, which… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: High Court’s Surprising Abortion Decision

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The Supreme Court surprised both sides in the polarized abortion battle Monday by ruling, 5-4, that a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform the procedure to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital is an unconstitutional infringement of a woman’s right to an abortion. As… Read More »

The Surprising Reason I Love Being an ER Doctor With Tattoos

Appropriateness of tattoos for physicians or other professionals is a heated debate. “Doctors are people too and have a right to express themselves.” “It’s unprofessional (big time statement of inquisition in academia), you might offend patients and hinder your ability to care for them.” I tend towards “all things in moderation,” but have noticed that… Read More »

State and local governments beg for help with surprising spike in STDs

State and local officials are begging Congress and federal agencies to spend more money to halt an alarming rise in sexually transmitted infections, which have climbed steadily over four years to reach a record high. “We are basically all expressing the same concern and expressing the need for urgent action,” said Dr. Nate Smith, president-elect… Read More »