Daily Media Digest December 4, 2018

CTV News
“… within 30 days of being discharged, according to a new study co-authored by doctors at University Health Network (UHN) and St. Michael’s Hospital.”
TAGS: hospital patients, recovery, health care


The London Free Press
“A Western University researcher has made promising findings while exploring how cannabis could be used to treat opioid addiction, a deadly scourge …”
TAGS: cannabis, treatment, opioid addiction, pain management


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Emapalumab Found to be Safe and Effective for Babies with Rare, Life-Threatening Inflammatory Disease”
TAGS: clinical trials, hematology, paediatric patients, international research


CBC News
“Researchers from the University of British Columbia have looked at the research on shuteye for youth, and parents won’t want to sleep on the results.”
TAGS: children, youth, sleep, paediatric health


Toronto Star
“EDMONTON—University of Calgary medical student Angela Kim remembers how there was a surge of nearly 100,000 Canadians who signed up to …”
TAGS: students, organ donation, organ donors, Alberta


“Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says violence is a “learned behaviour.” She adds that “early intervention” is key to ensuring violence-free …”
TAGS: gender-based violence, early intervention, federal funding, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“To this end the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) recently … It has identified four priority areas for collaboration: Indigenous health, …”
TAGS: CPHO Health Professional Forum, non-medical cannabis, toolkit, education