Daily Media Digest August 21, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), in any given year, one in five Canadians experiences a mental illness or addiction …”
TAGS: mental health, CAMH


“According to the B.C. air quality data map, Burnaby, Vancouver, North … to studies cited by Vancouver Coastal Health spokesperson Tiffany Akins.”
TAGS: wildfire smoke, air quality, Vancouver


“The public will get its first look at the direction that Health Sciences North is looking to take over the next five years when the second draft of their …”
TAGS: Health Sciences North, strategic plan


The Sudbury Star
“The head of child psychiatry at Health Sciences North, meanwhile, worries about more children getting access the marijuana. Dr. Lakyntiew Patsha …”
TAGS: cannabis legalization, Health Sciences North


CanIndia News
“… risk for heart attack or death at emergency department presentation,” said co-author Peter Kavsak from the McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.”
TAGS: research and innovation, heart attack, diagnosis, McMaster University


“The CMA says some of its members are uncomfortable prescribing cannabis due to a lack of high-quality research. Medical marijuana users require …”
TAGS: cannabis legalization, medical marijuana


The Globe and Mail
“Jeffrey Sloan, the family doctor and Queen’s University professor who reviewed the charts for the CPSO, concluded that Dr. Cameron met the …”
TAGS: opioid crisis