Scoopnest Health / Wellness | Latest news, Breaking news headlines

Breaking Scoops

A research study is trying to get a handle on homelessness in Corner Brook & surrounding areas. If you are a landlord or tenant, they'd like to hear from you. The research is a partnership between @CMHIinc  & @grenfellcampus . @kelly_vodden 

@CocaCola , you have a major plastics problem. If you want to show you care about people, climate change and plastic pollution, end your toxic relationship with the fossil fuel industry and reliance on single-use plastics. #BreakFreeFromPlastic 

tweet picture

In Muonio, northern Sweden, the Swedish state-owned forest company, @sveaskog  is exploiting and clear-cutting the forests relied upon by Indigenous communities for centuries - violating the land, culture, and rights of the Sámi people. #StandWithS ápmi

Ontario is imploding. How can anyone trust this government again? by @bruce_arthur  via @TorontoStar  #COVID19  #onpoli 

🔸What is famine? 🔸Where have famines been declared? 🔸Why are famines still occurring? As more than 260 NGOs join voices calling for urgent global action to #FightFamine , here's everything you need to know about the looming risk of famine.

What does it take to declare famine and why do we need to act now? 🎥Watch. 🔁Share. 📣 #FightFamine 

Happening now ❗️ Follow the event live to find out how we can build more resilient education systems and ensure all children and young people develop the skills they need to succeed. #BuildingSkills4Future  @_AfricanUnion  @europeaid 

Newly published research from Penn State suggests that adding a hefty dose of cocoa powder to your daily diet may help improve health factors related to obesity such as fatty liver, oxidative stress, DNA damage. Including cocoa in your diet, may be beneficial to health & weight.

tweet picture

“Love doesn't make the world go 'round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” ― Shannon Alder#JoyPublicity 

Bonjour burgers and fries from Hard Rock Cafe LyonFR 🤘 📸: omarnjaay

tweet picture

Loading
Loading

Scoops of the Day

Eco-Activist Greta Thunberg Has A New Issue: The Moral Threat of Vaccine Inequality

The power will be off in Summerside & Christopher's Cove today, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for scheduled maintenance, according to @NFPower .

Here are some highlights of today’s federal budget: #cdnpoli 

Impact as reflected in this poll of 1,500 Americans:

tweet picture

Humana Inc. Overcharged Medicare Nearly $200 Million, Federal Audit Finds

200 Brazilian orgs have written to @JoeBiden  to stop negotiating with #Bolsonaro  behind closed-doors. President Biden: listen to Brazilians and Indigenous Peoples. A deal with Bolsonaro is NOT a deal for the climate or for the Amazon. #AmazonOrBolsonaro 

"From today, young people around the world will be able to apply for grants of between $500 and $5000, through the Global Youth Mobilization. These local solutions will be judged and decided on by young people, for young people " @DrTedros-  #YouthMobilize 

tweet picture

"This week marks #EarthDay  , 22nd of April – a reminder that human health depends on the health of the planet that sustains us. #COVID19  has now killed more than 3 million people. #AirPollution  kills more than double that number – 7 million people – every single year " @DrTedros- 

Loading
Loading

Scoops of the Week

Since the start of the pandemic, I don’t think I have seen the Ontario Twittersphere this upset, overwhelmed, fearful, angry.

You may have noticed: While I have tweeted a lot on Covid, I have not reported much. It was not by choice. I was banned/excluded from covering most of the pandemic. Heartbreaking for a health reporter who has loved her job to not be part of biggest health story of a generation.

Sing 🎤 Dance 🕺 Sleep well 😴 Eat healthily 🍐 Read a book 📚 Set a routine ⏰ Take a deep breath 💆 Mental health is just as important as physical health. Check out our tips on taking care of yourself and your child during #COVID19 .

History shall be kinder to you Dr Manmohan Singh ji if your offer of ‘constructive cooperation’ and valuable advice was followed by your @INCIndia  leaders as well in such extraordinary times ! Here’s my reply to your letter to Hon’ble PM Sh @narendramodi  ji 👍 @PMOIndia 

I wrote this about Daunte Wright on Monday. But this is where we currently are today regarding Adam Toledo:

tweet picture

Deforestation does not just affect biodiversity but also the homes of the surrounding Indigenous communities. More than 9000 hectares have been destroyed this year in Santiago del Estero province of Argentina. Learn more from @GreenpeaceArg  and the demand for zero deforestation.

It’s here! Join us celebrating #NationalParkWeek  from April 17 to 25! There are special theme days during the week to highlight the different ways everyone can enjoy national parks. Learn more at

tweet picture

We know pausing use of the J&J/Janssen#COVID19  Vaccine is concerning, especially for those who recently got this vaccine. Have questions? Here’s what you need to know: .

tweet picture

The number of hungry people across Central America has nearly quadrupled over 2 years. Nearly 8 MILLION people in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua are food insecure. Without an income or opportunities at home, many consider migration as the only viable solution.

Two months ago India confirmed 11,300 cases per day. This shows the rise of confirmed cases since then. A straight line on a logarithmic axis tells you that you are looking at exponential growth with a constant growth rate. Now India confirms more than 200,000 cases a day.

tweet picture

Loading
Loading