Daily Media Digest August 22, 2018

The London Free Press
“A new study from Western University says aging brains are more sensitive to all sounds – and less able to tune out irrelevant noise – than their …”
TAGS: aging, sound sensitivity, study, Western University


“Smoky skies in Metro Vancouver hurting homeless people …. If the air quality worsens the city says, with the advice of Vancouver Coastal Health, …”
TAGS: wildfire smoke, air quality, homeless, Vancouver


“Alberta’s Indigenous youth are getting an opportunity to explore careers in health care. The University of Alberta’s faculty of medicine and dentistry is …”
TAGS: Indigenous, students, healthcare, University of Alberta


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“That was the message the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, shared today while meeting a diverse group of researchers at the …”
TAGS: Kirsty Duncan, diversity in research, Athena SWAN


“The B.C. First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has secured a $2.5 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to identify …”
TAGS: First Nations Health Authority, CIHR, research grant, opioid crisis, harm reduction


“This, despite having access to online apps, in-home training and access to the latest nutritional information. The new Desjardins survey was released …”
TAGS: health survey, prevention, Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society


“Hundreds of health professionals from across the country have heard how Indigenous patients are still waiting for equitable access to treatment.”
TAGS: CMA Health Summit, Indigenous, healthcare


Toronto Star
“The life-saving opioid antidote has been available at the Central, Louise Riley, Memorial Park, and Nicholls Family branches since February.”
TAGS: opioid overdose, naloxone, Calgary