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Residents urged to take care as warnings over Bathurst air quality continue

AIR quality across the region plummeted again on Thursday, prompting medical professionals to urge asthmatics and those with other respiratory conditions to remain in doors. A thick blanket of smoke rolled into Bathurst on Wednesday night and while some cleared overnight, the air quality index in the city at 9am on Thursday still remained hazardous,… Read More »

Summit to take wide-ranging look at factors of race, stigma, policy, and the lived experience of patients

Harvard and the University of Michigan have joined forces to combat the opioid crisis and are convening this month a summit of scholars, scientists, and practitioners to take a close look at the epidemic of drug use and overdose deaths that has swept the nation. Mary Bassett, director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of… Read More »

Take Steps to Prevent a Stroke

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 — Strokes are common but not inevitable. There are ways you can reduce your risk, starting with your blood pressure. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of permanent disability, said Dr. Gary Bernardini, neurology chair at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens. Most… Read More »