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National ballet company predicts largest audiences in years for its return after Covid halt

The American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced it will be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff… Read More »

Physicians warn about Independence Day after fireworks injuries soared by 5,000 last year

Doctors are calling on parents to keep their children away from fireworks this holiday weekend, citing the thousands of injuries reported last year. “We know that sales of fireworks increased in 2020, as did injuries, so parents and caregivers need to be vigilant this Fourth of July and leave any fireworks to the professionals,” said… Read More »

Racing dog trainer disqualified after winning pooch tests positive for meth

How do you make a dog faster? Increase their “speed,” according to this trainer, who has been called out by animal rights groups for alleged abuse. In a case that redefines “drug-sniffing dog,” a New Zealand greyhound trainer has been disqualified after her winning dog tested positive for meth. Zipping Sarah had finished first at… Read More »

CPSC Warns Against Using Peloton Treadmill After Child’s Death

MONDAY, April 19, 2021 — Users with small children and pets should stop using Peloton Tread+ exercise machines immediately, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The warning comes after one child died and dozens of others have been sucked underneath the home treadmill. One family pet also was injured, CPSC said. Less… Read More »

Public confidence in Johnson & Johnson vaccine plummets after FDA pause, polling shows

Public confidence in the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has plummeted in the wake of the federal government putting a pause on its rollout, highlighting the possible long-run costs of the decision. The share of people saying that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was very or somewhat safe plunged from 52% to 37%, according to… Read More »

Confusion remains about ONC information blocking rules, even after start date

A poll taken this past month found that many healthcare industry stakeholders were still confused about federal information blocking rules – even though they were finalized more than a year ago and their new April 5 start date has been long publicized.   Now that the info blocking rules drafted by the Office of the… Read More »

Before and after COVID-19: How the world has changed in a year, in 37 photos

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada This month marks the one year anniversary of Canada swiftly moving into lockdown after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic Author of the article: National Post Staff, The Canadian Press Article content On March 8, Canada recorded its first death from COVID-19, and just a… Read More »