Daily Media Digest August 30, 2018

“University of Alberta researchers say they’ve made an important discovery in … READ MORE: University of Calgary study suggests ‘overdiagnosis …”
TAGS: thyroid cancer, treatment


CTV News
“Dr. Samir Sinha, director of geriatrics at Sinai Health Systems and the University Health Network in Toronto, said older Canadians are prescribed …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, older adults


The London Free Press
“In addition to the 91 medical trainees, Western University has 75 Saudi students in other faculties who are leaving immediately with no extension.”
TAGS: Saudi Arabia, medical students


CTV News
“Alberta Health Services said the East Edmonton Health Centre is still serving refugees and feedback has been positive, adding the services have …”
TAGS: refugees, access to healthcare


“Health care has displaced the economy as the top priority for voters early in the Quebec election campaign, according to a survey of more than 50,000 …”
TAGS: health care, Quebec election


“… translate into a complete lack of medical attention and care, said Susan Wilson, provincial SANE co-ordinator with the Nova Scotia Health Authority.”
TAGS: treatment, sexual assault


“… about drug marketing and follows the code of ethics prescribed by Innovative Medicines Canada, an industry group for pharmaceutical companies.”
TAGS: addiction risks, opioid crisis, pharmaceutical industry