Daily Media Digest August 25, 2023

New online tool supports youth living with chronic pain
Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
“The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has partnered with other hospitals, academic institutions, community organizations, and people who live with chronic pain to create the Power Over Pain Portal, a first-in-Canada virtual chronic pain management portal …”
TAGS: chronic pain management, pediatric health, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Women’s College Hospital, University of Calgary, Memorial University, Ottawa Hospital

Health Sciences researchers awarded nearly $20M in federal funding
McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences – McMaster University
“Nearly $20 million has been awarded to researchers with McMaster … Over 20 Health Sciences research teams have secured critical funding to …”
TAGS: funding, health care, McMaster University, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Are we using the right tools to assess risks of wildfires to health?
“Microvasculature is an under researched aspect of effect on cardiovascular system, say York University kinesiologists, who can give interviews in English and French …”
TAGS: cardiovascular health, environmental health, York University

URegina project aims to reduce drug overdose deaths
Discourse Magazine
“Now, a new project between the University of Regina and AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan (APSS), called Project Reportneedles.ca, was launched on …”
TAGS: substance use, mental health and addiction, University of Regina, IDS Programs South Saskatchewan (APSS)

Research Opportunity for People with Lived Experience
CanFASD Research Network
“A research team out of the University of Calgary is looking for people with FASD and people close to someone with FASD to join their advisory board …”
TAGS: suicidality, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, University of Calgary, CanFASD Research Network

Medical Student Mohamed Gemae wins Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award
Faculty of Health Sciences | Queen’s University
“Queen’s medical student Mohamed (Mo) Gemae has been named a 2023 recipient of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award for Medical Students.”
TAGS: medicine, early career researcher, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Queen’s University