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December 2017

Daily Media Digest December 22, 2017

BC opioid prescribing under scrutiny MetroNews Canada “”The public health crisis of prescription drug misuse has developed in part due to the prescribing of physicians,” the current guidelines state. … Mary Marlow, manager of Vancouver […]

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December 2017

Daily Media Digest December 18, 2017

In Noncardiac Surgery, Clinical Frailty Scale More Practical Perioperative Instrument for Predicting … Anesthesiology News “Where the two tools diverge, however, is in their ease and speed of administration, which seems to favor the CFS, […]

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December 2017

Daily Media Digest December 13, 2017

 In Canada’s stem cell factory, AI would help patrol the line TheSpec.com “But manufacturing stem cells is a laborious process, says Aaron Dulgar-Tulloch, a director at GE Healthcare, who’s currently working at the CCRM-GE lab. […]

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December 2017

Daily Media Digest December 11, 2017

Physicians, especially female and rural doctors, retiring earlier than expected EurekAlert (press release) “The study was conducted by researchers from Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; Simon Fraser […]

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December 2017

Daily Media Digest December 8, 2017

U of T students, researchers intensify #SupportTheReport efforts News@UofT “”I think it’s been critical for the [#SupportTheReport] campaign to include and indeed be led by students in particular given they represent the next generation of […]

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December 2017

Daily Media Digest December 7, 2017

Ontario spending millions sending cancer patients to US for stem cell transplants, auditor finds CBC.ca “Under questioning from reporters, Health Minister Eric Hoskins said the province has spent millions to expand the capacity to treat […]