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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 »

Cases of rare COVID-linked syndrome impacting children in 15 states: New York governor

FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at his daily briefing at New York Medical College during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Valhalla, New York, U.S., May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – At least 15 states are investigating cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome impacting children that is believed to… Read More »

Mysterious inflammatory syndrome in children potentially linked to COVID-19 reported in Montreal

It began in Europe about two months ago, has spread to cities along the U.S. east coast and is now being reported in Montreal: clusters of a rare and mysterious illness in children that may be linked to COVID-19. The latest alert comes from New York City’s health department, which, on Monday, reported 15 cases… Read More »

Children, healthy eating and nutrition: Most kids have poor diet, study finds – TODAY

American children are drinking fewer sugary beverages and eating more fruits, but the majority still had poor-quality diets, researchers reported Tuesday. More than half of kids, 56%, were eating meals of low nutritional value that contained too much salt, too many processed foods and not enough vegetables, according to a 17-year analysis published in JAMA.… Read More »