Daily Media Digest December 12, 2018

The Globe and Mail
“The CBC news story, based on an Access to Information request, revealed that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research was spending “$2,600 a …”
TAGS: André Picard, health research, investment, CIHR, grant application review


“A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher suggests the brains of premature babies benefit from early use of caffeine. It might seem odd to …”
TAGS: Caffeine, study, premature babies, brain development


National Post
“Dawn Stacey, a senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, welcomed the changed advice to women. “I’m excited about this new …”
TAGS: women’s health, preventative care, breast cancer, mammogram


“”TB is a disease of poverty, and there must be changes,” said Chief Sheldon Kent, chair of the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba …”
TAGS: Indigenous, First Nations, tuberculosis, health data, Manitoba


“Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor commented in the House of Commons that declaring the Opioid crisis in Canada as a “public health …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, public health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


“… Inuit — and Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott announced six priorities for the Inuit Tuberculosis Elimination Framework Monday:.”
TAGS: Indigenous, tuberculosis, poverty, health care, Jane Philpott


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Having the Government of Canada come on board with the GoHere program shows people across the country living with Crohn’s or colitis that their …”
TAGS: Crohn’s disease, Colitis, accessibility