Daily Media Digest August 20, 2018

“Jane Philpott, who was health minister when the law was introduced, issued a public plea for people to call 911 to report overdoses — and promised …”
TAGS: Good Samaritan law, drug overdose, Jane Philpott, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


“… Andrew Mente, a nutrition epidemiologist at McMaster University in Hamilton, who reviewed the study and co-wrote an accompanying commentary.”
TAGS: study, diet, nutrition


“… Couillard and Manon Massé answered and debated questions from young voters Friday night, amid a relaxed atmosphere at Concordia University.”
TAGS: Québec election


IT World Canada
“Keeping ethics in artificial intelligence IT World Canada As artificial intelligence (AI) develops and its uses continue to grow, there’s still the discussion to be had around how to use AI in a trustworthy and …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, ethics


“… and timelines from the province and submitted our proposal earlier this year but never heard back,” Hamilton Health Sciences spokesperson Patrice …”
TAGS: pay freeze, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Mohawk College


The Globe and Mail
““I have a lot of ethical issues with this,” said Teitelbaum at the Montreal Neurological Institute. Even if medical advances can stimulate consciousness, …”
TAGS: consciousness, Montreal Neurological Institute


“On Friday, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) said Trout Lake in John Hendry Park, the final beach on the list of closures, had reopened. The only …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, Vancouver beaches


McGill Reporter
“… has awarded a total of $500,000 in funding to McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC).”
TAGS: government funding, research and innovation


The Globe and Mail
“… the Saudi students is that there will be a delay in care in certain medical fields, said Paul-Emile Cloutier, the president and CEO of HealthCareCan.”
TAGS: Saudi Arabia, HealthCareCAN


“Another weekend of strange-coloured skies and smoky air may leave you raspy and cranky, but this too shall pass. “As soon as the smoke clears, you …”
TAGS: wildfire smoke, long-term health impact, research