Daily Media Digest January 10, 2019

CTV News
“Dr. Blayne Welk, senior author of the study and assistant professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine, says doctors need to …”
TAGS: women’s health, medical implants, complications, study


CTV News
“In the first six months of 2018, more than 2,000 Canadians died as a result of a suspected opioid overdose and Alberta Health Services officials say …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, harm reduction, safe consumption site, Alberta


“A Queen’s University study found Alzheimer patients have less of the hormone irisin which has led them to create ways of boosting irisin in the brain.”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, exercise, research


“Some researchers from the University of New Brunswick and the University of Moncton are heading into four nursing homes in January on a mission to …”
TAGS: senior health, healthy aging, exercise


“Health Canada has also held briefing sessions with various health … according to a Health Canada research document prepared as part of the food …”
TAGS: Canada’s Food Guide, healthy eating


“Ensuring that Indigenous communities have access to safe, clean, reliable …. For showers and to do laundry, they go to the health resources centre, …”
TAGS: Indigenous, drinking water, boil-water advisories, public health


Winnipeg Free Press
“OTTAWA — The University of Manitoba almost lost $2.7 million as a result of Canada’s spat last summer with Saudi Arabia, the Free Press has …”
TAGS: medical students, Saudi Arabia


“The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal is facing the complex and historically loaded question of defining First Nations identity over a motion concerning Jordan’s Principle.”
TAGS: Jordan’s Principal, urgent health care, children, Indigenous


“‘In providing long-term funding, the NCE [Networks of Centres of Excellence] program recognized that there are no quick fixes when it comes to …”
TAGS: Networks of Centres of Excellence, frailty research, funding


“Hosted in partnership with the Medical Students Association and the Indigenous Health Initiatives Program, the three-part lecture series launches on …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health care, bias, access, medical students