Daily Media Digest December 13, 2018

McGill Reporter
“By the Terry Fox Research Institute … led by Dr. Sean Egan, a cell biologist at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto who leads the TFRI New Frontiers Program …”
TAGS: metastatic sarcoma, paediatric medicine, New Investigator award


“The need to increase access to a safer supply of opioids is being actively reviewed with provinces and territories, Canada’s chief public health officer …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Theresa Tam, public health, stigma


“Midwives in Alberta will soon have an expanded scope of care when working with expectant and new mothers, including prescribing and …”
TAGS: midwives, labour, postnatal care, Alberta


The Globe and Mail
“For a wide variety of reasons, access to mental-health services is a big … a youth psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.”
TAGS: mental health, access to services, digital tools, technology


“During the holiday season, people often drink toasts to health. There’s something more we can do to ensure that we and others will enjoy good health …”
TAGS: climate change, Global health, David Suzuki


McGill Newsroom
“…led by Dr. Alain Dagher’s lab at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University. Previous research by Dr. Dagher’s group …”
TAGS: obesity, ghrelin, overeating