In latest merger bid, Beaumont seeks union with Spectrum Health to create $13B system

Dive Brief: Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health are looking to merge in a deal that would result in Michigan’s biggest health system with 22 hospitals and 64,000 employees across the state, with combined annual revenue of almost $ 13 billion. Executives of the two systems announced Thursday they have signed a letter of intent to explore… Read More »

Can I ask someone if they got a COVID shot? What experts say about vaccine etiquette

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada ‘And what do you say? Are you doubly vaccinated? Did you have AstraZeneca, or Pfizer? How far do you go with this?’ Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 18, 2021  •  15 hours ago  •  7 minute read  •  270 Comments Mississauga’s Jack Darling Park and… Read More »

Harvard Medical School professor discusses future of psychedelics

Interest in psychedelics as therapeutics has risen in recent years, spurred by studies that have found that the once-maligned drugs used in conjunction with therapy can help in the treatment of psychiatric patients. Amid a rush to commercialize a suite of newly developed products, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has begun a new Center for the… Read More »

Looking for book recommendations? 5 top reads every woman should by reading this summer

Looking for book recommendations? Self-confessed bookworm MJ Woodman, whose debut novel Divine is out now, reveals the 5 top reads every woman should be reading this summer   Whether you’re laying on a beach, sitting on a bench in the park or relaxing in the garden, sitting under the summer sun with an un-putdownable book is… Read More »

Agender child claims male pronouns

The mum of a child who lived an entirely gender neutral life for their first four years of childhood has revealed their firstborn’s preferred pronouns. Dr Kyl Myers, who moved to Sydney from the US with her husband Brent Courtney and their child Zoomer in November 2020, made the announcement online last month. During a… Read More »