Daily Media Digest October 2, 2017

The Globe and Mail
“The particularly hard-hit Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, home to the Downtown Eastside, has seen a 195-per-cent increase in such calls in the …”
TAGS: trauma, paramedics, Vancouver Coast Health


“The Michener Institute, described as “a leading educational facility in the training of health professionals,” was not mentioned in the review, Ferrier …”
TAGS: Provincial Government , personal support workers, Michener Institute for Education


CTV News
“After completing high school in the states, Singh went on to graduate from the University of Western Ontario in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science and …”
TAGS: New NDP Leader, Jagmeet Singh


Times Colonist
“The powerful response that Lilia and Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s online campaign has generated is astounding. On the second day of this movement, …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis


CTV News
“Canada is at the centre of research charting new ways to mine big data with implications for everything from better medical diagnoses to self-driving …”
TAGS: AI , technology, Research


Excalibur Online
“RSC’s mandate is “to promote Canadian research and scholarly accomplishment in both of Canada’s official languages, to mentor young scholars and …”
TAGS: York Professors, Royal Society of Canada


Сhronicle of Week
“… at Toronto’s Health-Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities group. Lunsky selected Ontario, Canada as the base for the project and …”
TAGS: autism, mental health, Research


“Nutritious food harder to access in Indigenous communities, study finds … The Health Canada-funded study is being implemented region by region …”
TAGS: Indigenous communities, nutrition, food


“It’s enough to make your head spin, and now scientists at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the University of Florida have discovered the “chiral …”
TAGS: spinning electrons, discovery, electronic devices


Digital Journal
“The smart tattoo is an innovative new medical device. … that avoids the limitations of more conventional biomedical monitoring devices (which have …”
TAGS: smart tattoo, health monitor


Business Wire (press release)
““Our medically directed research and development team is excited to … It was the sole supplier to Health Canada under the former medical marijuana system for …”
TAGS: CanniMed, Avaria, topical medical cannabis


“Health Sciences North will officially welcome Dominic Giroux as its new CEO Oct. … which has been invested in breast cancer research by the Canadian Cancer …”
TAGS: Health Science North Research Institute, Dominic Giroux