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UK local authorities not ready for the number of deaths from Covid-19

University of Huddersfield experts have made stark warnings about the impact of coronavirus on local authorities. A major increase in mortality rates and staff absences will mean a struggle to issue death certificates, leading to a bottleneck in burials and cremations, with mortuaries filled beyond capacity. Even if fatality rates are at the lower end… Read More »

Can You Get Sick from Toilet Seats?

Ryazantsev Dmitriy/shutterstock The answer will have you second-guessing taking the time to protect your bum. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Sorry, but a thin, flimsy piece of paper isn’t going to protect you against germs. But don’t worry too… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

Got travel plans? What to consider during the coronavirus outbreak, from health to insurance

With spring break vacations vast approaching, many Canadians have to decide if they still want to travel amid the uncertainty caused by the spread of COVID-19. As of Tuesday morning, the World Health Organization director-general reported a total 90,893 cases of COVID-19 globally, and 3,110 deaths. Outside China, 1,848 new cases were reported in 48… Read More »