Daily Media Digest September 27, 2017

CTV News
“The WRHA provided media with an overview of its plans to ensure health … The shift of mature women’s services from Victoria Hospital to Health …”
TAGS: patient care, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority


CTV News
“Vancouver Coastal Health will soon be sending out letters to parents and caregivers through children’s schools regarding upcoming clinics for both …”
TAGS: HPV vaccine, children


CTV News
“Last year, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall sent a letter to school … Vancouver Coastal Health expanding fentanyl testing to more locations.”
TAGS: fentanyl, naloxone, high schools


Digital Journal
“Enter CABHI, led by Baycrest Health Sciences. In 2015, CABHI was established to accelerate innovative solutions in the seniors care sector that can …”
TAGS: senior care, Innovation


“The digital health ecosystem is gaining recognition, locally and internationally. Health innovation is a priority for the provincial and federal government …”
TAGS: global leaders, technology, Innovation


“This flu season, Alberta Health Services (AHS) will not be offering the nasal spray option. The national advisory committee is no longer recommending …”
TAGS: flu shot, nasal spray


CTV News
“That changed when Salome signed up for Photovoice, an innovative program at Sick Kids Hospital that empowers teens with cancer through the art of …”
TAGS: photography program, cancer, sick children


Windsor Star
“By the year 2038, the Alzheimer Society of Canada has predicted that close to 1.13 million Canadians will suffer from dementia. That’s one big reason …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, Alzheimer Society of Canada


CTV News
“Charlebois, a professor of food distribution and policy and the dean of Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management, penned ‘Cannabis-infused food …”
TAGS: edible marijuana, Study


Vancouver Sun
“Ward joined representatives from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and the Provincial Health Services Authority to talk about the overdose crisis that …”
TAGS: overdose crisis, Provincial Health Services Authority


CTV News
“Philpott looks to bring Indigenous health delivery to new department … Dr. Nadine Caron, Canada’s first female Indigenous surgeon, speaks to CTV’s …”
TAGS: female surgeon, first nations, Indigenous


National Post
“Nemer leaves her position as the vice-president of research at the University of Ottawa after more than a decade to take on the title of Canada’s chief …”
TAGS: Mona Nemer, chief science advisor, Ottawa heart researcher


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The gift funds new scholarships for students from universities across Canada as they research issues relevant to serving and retired members of the …”
TAGS: Wounded Warriors, University of Calgary, Tara Collins


Science Daily
“The new study, led by researchers at Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada, reveals the impact of changes in …”
TAGS: heart failure, cold weather


EurekAlert (press release)
“… hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, the McGill University Health Centre, the CHU de Québec-Université Laval and the three Integrated University …”
TAGS: cancer treatment, Quebec


The Globe and Mail
“A position statement from the Canadian Paediatric Society says children and … The Canadian Paediatric Society’s position statement points out sports … a professor and Canadian Institutes of Health Research chair in public health …”
TAGS: energy drinks, not for children, Canadian Paediatric Society


“Jane Philpott, the minister of Indigenous Services will address a conference of Indigenous health practitioners who are meeting in Ottawa Wednesday.”
TAGS: Indigenous health, Jane Philphott, announcement


“Carol Hopkins firmly believes there are promising paths forward for Indigenous communities confronting mental health and addiction issues.”
TAGS: culture is key, Indigenous, mental health, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation


The Kingston Whig-Standard
““It was an exciting study for the clinical trials staff here at Kingston to be … Dr. Andrew Robinson, an oncologist at Kingston General Hospital, said.”
TAGS: lung cancer, Kingston General Hospital


McGill Tribune
“Researchers in the Douglas Mental Health University Institute’s Translational Neuroimaging Laboratory at McGill have created an artificial …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, AI, Douglas Mental Health University Institute