Daily Media Digest December 20, 2018

“A report by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada has warned that cases of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Canada will soar in the coming years.”
TAGS: inflammatory bowel disease, prevalence, Canada


“TORONTO — Where a person lives in Canada may affect their ability to make healthy choices due to a significant difference in environmental factors, …”
TAGS: healthy lifestyle, environment, access to food, rural communities,


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“KINGSTON – Queen’s University-based researchers are leading Canada’s contribution to an international treatment effort for veterans and military …”
TAGS: veterans, post-traumatic stress, treatment, research


The Globe and Mail
“… them, said Jason Busse, lead author of the study and associate professor in the department of anesthesia at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont.”
TAGS: opioids, chronic pain, treatment, meta-analysis


University Affairs
“Nor are the implications of such failure confined to academic life, according to the federal minister of science and sport, Kirsty Duncan, who reflected …”
TAGS: women in STEM, equity, Mona Nemer, Kirsty Duncan


“Advocates say Accessible Canada Act is too weak to be effective … for the Blind, National Network for Mental Health and March of Dimes Canada.”
TAGS: Accessible Canada Act, accessibility, disabilities


The Globe and Mail
“Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart, who established the task force in … Vancouver Coastal Health currently funds overdose prevention services in 27 …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, harm reduction, overdose prevention, Vancouver


“On Wednesday, councillors heard from a number of community agencies as well as Alberta Health Services and Calgary police on steps they are …”
TAGS: mental health, addiction, public health strategy, Calgary