Daily Media Digest February 22, 2019

CTV News
“Dr. Michael Chu, a scientist at the Lawson Research Institute, speaks in … who had undergone major aortic surgery at 10 centres across the country. … have more co-morbidities or health problems and they also presented with larger …”
TAGS: women’s health, surgery recovery , post-aortic surgery study, detection and diagnoses


“… them in an environment that is not stigmatized,” said Dr. Keith Ahamad, medical director of Vancouver Coastal Health’s Regional Addiction Program.”
TAGS: opioid crisis , patient-focused treatment , addition treatment , treatment model ,


“But researchers at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health are trying to find out. In particular, CAMH scientists are studying the combined …”
TAGS: cannabis and alcohol study , impairment , THC , ,


Vancouver Is Awesome
“Vancouver Is Awesome spoke to Tiffany Akins, Communications Leader, Vancouver Coastal Health, who explained the risks associated with the …”
TAGS: MMR vaccine, measles outbreak , airborne viral infection ,


Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
“Internationally recognized women’s health researcher Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior becomes the tenth recipient of MSFHR’s Aubrey J. Tingle Prize. “
TAGS: women’s health research, international recognition , research impact on practice and care, research study