Daily Media Digest February 15, 2019

“Local researchers hope magnetic seizure therapy will bring hope to … a researcher with Lawson Health Research Institute and a neuropsychiatrist at …”
TAGS: magnetic seizure therapy, depression, bipolar disorder, clinical trial


National Post
“Back pain is among the most common reasons for seeing a family doctor in many countries. Universal health-care coverage of back pain is usually limited …”
TAGS: back pain, physiotherapy, access to treatment


Canadian HR Reporter
“The prevalence of the neurodegenerative disease is certainly growing, said Neli Gontier, education and training specialist at Parkinson Canada.”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, workplace, prevalence


“Chung is the lead author on the paper, and both a cardiac surgeon and scientist at the University Health Network’s Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.”
TAGS: women’s health, stroke, aortic surgery


CTV News
“… Canadians are blissfully unaware,” says Dr. Andrew Pipe, Chief Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.”
TAGS: heart attacks, snow, risk factor


Canadian Jewish News (blog)
“Baycrest Health Sciences is considered a global leader in geriatric residential living, health care, research, innovation and education. Affiliated with …”
TAGS: infrastructure, provincial funding


UCalgary News
“Not only has the guide gone urban for the first time in its 77-year history, but some of us are wondering how we can raise our veggie game and not pay …”
TAGS: Canada Food Guide, diet, affordability


CTV News
“As he lays the groundwork for the Liberals’ last budget before the fall election, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau has been highlighting …”
TAGS: pharmacare, PMPRB