Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

If you’ve always washed your chicken, it may be time to reconsider this potentially dangerous practice. It’s the most polarizing problem in poultry—should you wash your chicken before cooking it? Food health and safety professionals are advising against this practice, as it can increase the spread of bacteria and the risk of cross-contamination. Along with… Read More »

COVID-19 is reducing physician compensation, job options

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly altered the job market for physicians, leading to the temporary reduction of both starting salaries and practice options for doctors, according to an annual report tracking physician recruiting trends.  Prepared by physician search firm Merritt Hawkins, the 2020 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives tracks a sample of… Read More »

Top Toronto health official wins rare intervenor status in court battle over vaccinating couple’s children

Article content Toronto’s chief public-health official has won the right to intervene in a court dispute over vaccinating a divorced couple’s children, a rare step Dr. Eileen de Villa says was necessary to combat dangerous misinformation about vaccines. The city’s medical officer of health (MOH) now has lawyers taking part in an appeal slated for… Read More »