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<b>COVID-19:</b> Blood thinners help moderate COVID cases and may reduce strain on ICUs, trials show

COVID-19: Blood thinners help moderate COVID cases and may reduce strain on ICUs, trials show

Investigators at Toronto's University Health Network say interim results of clinical trials spanning five continents in more than 300 hospitals suggest full-dose blood thinners could significantly avoid severe cases that are now straining hospital ICUs
Bradford pedestrian, 65, hit twice by hit-and-run vehicles

Bradford pedestrian, 65, hit twice by hit-and-run vehicles

The woman was transferred to a Toronto trauma centre with serious, non-life-threatening injuries after being struck on Holland Street West by drivers that fled the scene
Stricter measures may be needed to protect long-term care homes from U.K. variant: Simcoe's top doc

Stricter measures may be needed to protect long-term care homes from U.K. variant: Simcoe's top doc

'We certainly will have to learn from this with regard to what we do at other sites... All eyes are watching us right now,' says Dr. Charles Gardner, Simcoe Muskoka medical officer of health
Hot enough for you? 2020, 2016 tie for warmest years on record

Hot enough for you? 2020, 2016 tie for warmest years on record

'2020 stands out for its exceptional warmth in the Arctic and a number of tropical storms in the North Atlantic,' says Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S)
'Grow local': Backyard hens would be boon to residents, says Aurora advocate

'Grow local': Backyard hens would be boon to residents, says Aurora advocate

Darryl Moore is trying to convince Aurora to permit the chicken coops, as Newmarket already does
Early work begins for multi-use path along Newmarket's Mulock Drive

Early work begins for multi-use path along Newmarket's Mulock Drive

The path will run the entire length of the roadway, creating an east-west link across town; construction could begin in early 2022
Adding a little spice to life an easy way to boost your health

Adding a little spice to life an easy way to boost your health

In this week's Ask the Nutritionist, Nonie De Long highlights the multiple benefits of tumeric, zaatar, sumac, cloves
Booming '50s created need for second high school in Newmarket

Booming '50s created need for second high school in Newmarket

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod wraps up his series on Newmarket High School with highlights of sister school Huron Heights Secondary
COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

COVID-19 Today: A look at the numbers for Newmarket, York Region, Ontario

8 new cases in Newmarket, 101 in last 7 days, another outbreak declared at Renoir; York Region confirms 224 new cases, 8 more deaths, as investigation catch-up adds 23 travel cases, 423 workplace cases; Ontario reports 2,359 new cases, 52 more deaths, as positivity rate continues to decline