Daily Media Digest December 17, 2018

The London Free Press
“Meditation effectively treats late-life depression: London researchers The London Free Press The five-year study involved researchers from Lawson Health Research Institute – the research arm of St. Joseph’s Health Care London and the ..”
TAGS: improved care, additional care techniques, mental health


“The best way to approach it is to discuss how you care about them and their … WATCH: VirtualGym able to offer Alberta seniors access to customized …”
TAGS: caring for the elderly , family support , family health ,


“MindHealthBC: Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Providence Health Care and community partners have created an online mental-health …”
TAGS: self-care , mental health , well-being,


The London Free Press
“Among other things, the fund supports the medical cannabis program at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). “Evidence indicates that …”
TAGS: medicinal cannabis research , treatment improvements, patient care improvement


The Scientist
“Alzheimer’s-Related Protein Can Spread by Tainted Growth Hormone … hormone tainted with amyloid-β, a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease, …”
TAGS: understanding alzheimer’s disease, improved knowledge , advancement


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Health Minister Cameron Friesen made the announcement along with MP Jim Carr on behalf of Canada’s minister of health Ginette Petitpas-Taylor.”
TAGS: methamphetamine recovery , Ginette Petitpas Taylor, treatment, support


“A spokesperson for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto said most physicians and nurses no longer use words like “addict,” “abuser” …”
TAGS: mental health , addiction recovery, stigma, changing the narrative


Lethbridge News Now
““It is vital that all Albertans feel comfortable accessing health services in safe, … and mental health, and seniors care are already in place in Alberta.”
TAGS: LGBTQ2S+ health , inclusive healthcare , inclusive support, health improvements


The London Free Press
“… adjunct professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and … Using data from the West Region office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario …”
TAGS: suicide risk study, improved screening, patient care, mental health