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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 17, 2019

How ‘smart homes’ could help Ontarians with mental illness TVO “The apartment in the Parkwood Institute for Mental Health is beige and clinical — not surprising for a living space in a hospital. … Jonathan […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 16, 2019

Sask. researchers to study health benefits of Métis jigging paNOW “The fitness potential of traditional Métis jigging is the subject of a new research project at the University of Saskatchewan (USask). Heather Foulds …” TAGS: […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 15, 2019

New Alberta screening measures catch rare disorder in baby boy CBC.ca “Alberta Health Services invested $2-million to expand the screening panel to include the four new disorders. Taylor said it took about 18 months to […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 12, 2019

Should pregnant mothers get flu shot? New study suggests the answer is, ‘Yes’ TheChronicleHerald.ca “… health of children when a pregnant woman got the flu shot,” said CHEO Research Institute scientist, Dr. Deshayne Fell, a […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 11, 2019

1-in-5 new cases of childhood asthma still linked to traffic pollution: Vancouver researcher CTV News “A newly released study co-authored by a Vancouver Coastal Health researcher suggests a fifth of new childhood asthma cases in […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 10, 2019

Biomarker could bring earlier detection of heart disease: Lawson research CTV News “Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada and researchers at the Lawson Health Research Institute are looking at how […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 9, 2019

Why parents may want to scrap children’s busy summer schedules CTV News “Clinical psychologist and associate professor of clinical psychology at York University John Eastwood agrees a certain level of boredom is healthy.” TAGS: paediatric […]

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2019 July

Daily Media Digest July 8, 2019

Cannabis oil can reduce seizures in kids, University of Sask. study suggests CBC.ca “The study, funded by Jim Pattison’s Children’s Hospital Foundation, monitored seven children with severe pediatric epilepsy, a debilitating condition …” TAGS: cannabis, […]