Daily Media Digest August 25, 2022

Groundbreaking for Dr. Bob Kemp children’s hospice could happen in 2024
Hamilton Spectator
“The Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice has teamed up with Hamilton Health Sciences to design, build and operate a children’s hospice that could be in place by …”
TAGS: hospice care, pediatric health, Hamilton Health Sciences

Vaccine fatigue is real. These experts say messaging on COVID boosters should be clear
“Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam said Friday that Health Canada regulatory approval staff are reviewing Moderna’s and Pfizer’s …”
TAGS: COVID-19 vaccine, University of British Columbia, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO)

Mobile mammography screening for breast cancer
Fort Mcmurray Today
“AHS recommends consistent cancer screening as it is the most effective way of finding it early when treatment is most likely to work best. Cancer …”
TAGS: mammography, breast cancer, Alberta Health Services

The Medium Really is the Message – International FASD Day
“And so many have been speaking out, telling their own truths, helping so many others understand what for so long had been hidden behind a veil of stigma and misinformation.”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, patient experience, CanFASD Research Network

Funding boost helps keep Alberta at the forefront of glycomics, metabolomics
“The federal funding supports centres that advance research in these two areas that have the potential to impact health on a wide scale.”
TAGS: glycomics, metabolomics, GlycoNet, University of Alberta

‘It’s bad’: Opioids killed more Ontarians in second year of pandemic than first
CTV News
“Opioids killed more people in Ontario in the second year of the pandemic compared to the first, but the province saw a drop in those deaths this past March, newly released data shows.”
TAGS: opioids, pandemic, federal government