Daily Media Digest August 26, 2019

“”A lot of patients have contacted me from all over Canada, and [are] using cannabidiol to treat depression, bipolar disorder,” said Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, a psychiatrist at McGill University’s faculty of medicine and the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: cannabidiol, cannabis and health , mental health


The Crag and Canyon
“But it’s not just the number that’s surprising, it’s where the dogs made their alerts,” said Dr. Elizabeth Bryce, a Vancouver Coastal Health medical …”
TAGS: superbugs, disease spread, clostridium difficile


“Indigenous health research can support reconciliation if it responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action and uses the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as its framework for relationships.”
TAGS: Indigenous health, Indigenous research, reconciliation


“Community Veterinary Outreach ran free clinic Saturday for people, pets experiencing housing insecurity”
TAGS: community health, low income, clinic


“That research formed part of her PhD, and Wood will be continuing her research of how women experience birth and are treated during labour during her tenure with Vancouver Island University.”
TAGS: women’s health, anaesthetics medicines, pain treatment


“A Canadian research project in Congo centred on how to build trust in communities could help efforts to fight the spread of Ebola, measles and many other diseases around the world.”
TAGS: ebola virus, community health, international collaboration