COVID-19 observations from a prominent health reporter

Globe and Mail health reporter André Picard joins us on the Plan B podcast to help us understand what’s what this pandemic is revealing to us about how we approach our wellbeing.

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Myths topping the charts this week

With all of these stories and links and videos, who do we trust and why? 

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Let’s Talk About Quarantine Privilege

It’s become an iconic sight across Toronto: signs in storefront and residential windows, written in the unmistakable font of Honest Ed’s, reading “We’re all in this together.”

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Can you get reinfected from COVID-19?

As we enter this new stage of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to make sure we have all the facts before we add another fear to our list of worries.

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How do we eat the COVID-19 mental health elephant? One bite at a time.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Clinical Psychologist Dr. Katy Kamkar joins Upstream Plan B podcast host Ralph Benmergui to talk about how we strengthen our mental health as we suddenly find ourselves living in isolation.

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Myths topping the charts this week

What spreads faster than COVID-19? Misinformation about COVID-19.

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COVID-19: How do we make sense of the modelling?

The biggest question on everyone’s mind right now is: “When will this pandemic be over?”

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Social prescribing in the age of COVID-19

Life in the age of COVID-19 can feel very inward looking as we hunker down at home, focused on caring for our loved ones.

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COVID-19: Misinformation on steroids

There is so much misinformation about COVID-19 and what we can do about it. To cut through the noise, Upstream Plan B podcast host Ralph Benmergui talks to University of Alberta professor of law Tim Caulfield, who is making a study of misinformation and where to find the truth.

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COVID-19 changes everything

COVID-19 is shifting the "Overton Window"

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