News archive - April 2021

Monday, April 26, 2021

Long-term care infrastructure must be re-imagined in a post-pandemic world

Older adult hands leaning on cane

Protecting long-term care residents from outbreaks requires different infrastructure, proper staffing conditions and a culture of quality assurance, researchers have found.

The experts further determined that designing smaller, more homelike spaces would minimize the spread of viruses while promoting better health and quality of life for residents.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Online farmers’ markets valuable when crisis events like COVID occur, study finds

Yellowknife Farmers Market sign

New research from the University of Waterloo is shining light on the importance of farmers markets’ ability to mitigate potential disruptions to distribution networks in the face of system shocks like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

AI-powered symptom checkers can help health-care systems deal with COVID-19 burden

Women in bed holding iPad

AI-powered symptom checkers can potentially reduce the number of people going to in-person clinics during the pandemic, but first, researchers say, people need to know they exist.

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