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Why do some people who contract COVID-19 react severely while others have no symptoms? Why do some suffer long-term effects and others recover quickly? These are questions that a study just launched St. Paul’s Hospital, with other sites across the country, aims to answer. 

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UBC Faculty of Medicine – Tackling the science behind long-COVID (Dr. Anita Palepu, CHEOS)

 News 1130Metro Vancouver heatwave prompts rethink of strategies at hospitals: doctor (Dr. Eric Grafstein, Providence Health Care)

Vancouver Is AwesomeWait times spiked to over nine hours at Vancouver emergency rooms during the heat wave  (Dr. Eric Grafstein, Providence Health Care)

FROM THE DAILY SCAN: EARLY PLANNING BY ST. PAUL’S ICU NURSES HELPED BRACE FOR COVID SURGE

While declining cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations are welcome news for acute-care teams at St. Paul’s Hospital, they won’t soon forget how dire the situation had become during the pandemic.

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CBC The National ER Doctor on heat-related illness (Dr. Kalla, SPH) 

CBC Radio Canada Eating Disorders/Troubles alimentaires (in French) (Maude Henri-Bhargava, SPH dietitian)

YUKON COUPLE CELEBRATES 1ST FATHER’S DAY WITH SUPPORT FROM SPH NICU

Whitehorse couple Greg Shaw and Allen Penny celebrated an extra-meaningful Father’s Day after St. Paul’s NICU helped provide specialized care for their new son, born prematurely and requiring some complex care.

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Vancouver Sun - Canada must recommit to targets which will bring an end to HIV-AIDS by 2030 (Dr. Montaner, BCCfE).  

Vancouver Is Awesome Two out of three Vancouver physicians faced burnout during COVID-19 pandemic: UBC study (SPH) Coverage appeared in numerous other outlets as well. 

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Vancouver SunSenior's Week: 96-year-old Eve Duke still entertaining music fans (Lucy Thomas, Wendy Solloway, St. Vincent’s: Langara)

Vancouver SunShoppers Drug Mart steps up with UBC, BCCSU to improve addiction treatment and care (UBC, BCCSU)

Burnaby NowBuy tickets and enter for your chance to win this 50/50 jackpot (St. Paul’s Foundation)

FROM THE DAILY SCAN: VIDEO TRIBUTE SHOWS AGE IS NO LIMIT TO CREATIVITY

It’s BC Seniors’ Week until June 12 and the message is: Don’t underestimate an older person! That certainly applies to St. Vincent’s: Langara residents who, with guidance from music therapists, produced a video to thank our acute-care workers dealing with COVID’s third wave. 

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Times Colonist - Donations collected for youth support service in name of boy, 15, who died (SPF, Foundry)

Global News The particles, gases and organisms in wildfire smoke — and what they mean for your health (Dr. Sin, SPH)

The Current with Matt Galloway – June 8, 2021 (Archbishop J. Michael Miller, starting at 22:50)

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