Jennifer Yang Health Reporter
  • Toronto
  • Toronto Star

Jennifer Yang is a Toronto-based health reporter for the Star, who previously covered identity & inequality and global health. She has won one National Newspaper Award.

Published In

Toronto Star

Focus Areas

  • COVID-19
  • Identity
  • Inequality
  • Diversity Issues
  • Race
  • Gender
  • Global Health

58 Articles
4 days ago

They were an iconic Toronto family who built an empire off furs, fashion and dry cleaning. As bus...

The Creeds blamed the failure of the Loblaw’s dry cleaning kiosks on the pandemic. The family has been accused of usi...

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4 months ago

‘It’s going to bankrupt health care’: Spending on temp agency nurses up more than 550% since pre-...

As Ontario hospitals grapple with a staffing crisis, critics warn the rising reliance of temp agencies is not financi...

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5 months ago

More than 155 daycares in Toronto have applied for the national child care program

It’s a good sign for parents paying the country’s highest fees. But some daycares say they’re waiting on details befo...

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6 months ago

Edward Lake, father of 3 children killed in crash by impaired driver Marco Muzzo, dies by suicide

On Monday, seven years after the loss of his children, Lake was found dead.

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7 months ago

A Toronto charity claimed it was sending rescue dogs to the east coast for a ‘better chance at li...

Redemption Paws CEO Nicole Simone did not address questions about program that sent dogs to Newfoundland. She has sai...

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9 months ago

Canadian dog rescues are bringing in more than just animals. Some imported canines carry diseases...

A former Redemption Paws director alleges sick dogs waited months for heartworm treatment. The charity says it gives ...

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9 months ago

How a Toronto dog rescue’s quest to save animals has led to painful consequences for dogs and the...

Redemption Paws’ CEO denies allegations the rescue brings in more dogs than it can responsibly handle, saying, “We ar...

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9 months ago

‘This is not right:’ Behind the bitter fight for one of Toronto’s most high-profile rescue dogs

Elevado had been shot several times in Texas, leaving her partially paralyzed in the hind legs and dependent on a whe...

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about 1 year ago

My kid just threw up. Can she go to school? What about her vaccinated brother? Your one-stop COVI...

With new rules in place, and some kids and staff being vaccinated, amid the Delta-fuelled fourth wave, the Star looks...

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over 1 year ago

Does Ontario’s updated school screening guide — which removed runny noses — strike the right bala...

New screening for schools and child care offers relief to some parents, but some experts say the province should exer...

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over 1 year ago

All Toronto schools to get faster, easier take-home COVID testing kits within weeks of starting c...

In an effort to avoid last fall’s testing lineups, the program will supply schools and school-based daycares, with te...

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over 1 year ago

As Delta spreads in Ontario, here’s what we know about the risks to kids, and how to limit them

In the U.S., a COVID surge is now causing spikes in pediatric hospitalizations. Experts still don’t know if Delta is ...

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