Daily Media Digest August 30, 2019

The Tri-City News
“Now, with a $5,000 scholarship from Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Kwestan Safari will be able to finish her education while doing research on the …”
TAGS: inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s and Colitis, experimental research


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“In recent years there has been growing awareness of PTS among first responders and military, and, as a result, services are improving, but there’s more work to be done.”
TAGS: post-traumatic stress, mental health, military, first responders


Squamish Chief
“”… than combustible cigarettes but it doesn’t mean it’s harmless,” said Dr. Geoff McKee, a medical health officer with Vancouver Coastal Health.”
TAGS: Vaping and youth, lung health, nicotine, brain development


The Globe and Mail
“The issue is in the spotlight this week as New Brunswick’s government holds hearings into a proposed change that would end non-medical exemptions for student vaccinations. “
TAGS: vaccine, anti-vaccination movement , immunization for children


The London Free Press
“The concert series organized by Turnbull in her husband’s memory now spans more than a dozen cities across Canada, where shows will be performed live between Sept. 5 and Sept. 14.”
TAGS: mental health, community engagement, raise awareness


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the leading known cause of preventable developmental disability in Canada. “
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, FASD, public health