Daily Media Digest January 19, 2021

COVID-19 worsening Canadian students’ diets, inactivity, alcohol consumption: study
CTV News
“The University of Saskatchewan’s Peter MacKinnon Building is seen in this file photo. SHARE. TORONTO — A new Canadian study has found that the …”
TAGS: COVID-19, alcohol consumption, substance use, youth health, physical health, University of Saskatchewan

Toronto launching pilot project to vaccinate homeless and shelter workers
680 News
“The University Health Network also ran a clinic on Jan. 15 that administered the first does of the Moderna vaccine to 130 frontline workers at a COVID-19 …”
TAGS: vaccination, vulnerable population, comorbidities, University Health Network

Canadian researchers develop faster, more accurate COVID-19 antibody test
CTV News London
“A team of researchers at Western University in London, Ont. have developed a new COVID-19 antibody test they say is quicker, …”
TAGS: COVID-19, antibody test, medical testing. Public health, Western University

Researchers develop new tool to assess stroke treatment
UCalgary News
““This is one of many examples of exciting technologies being developed at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine, in collaboration …”
TAGS: stroke, treatment option, medical tool, neural health, University of Calgary

McGill researchers launch Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre
McGill Newsroom
“Bell Let’s Talk, McGill University, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital are …”
TAGS: mental health, resource centre, public health, The Neuro, Lady Davis Institute

Carleton University Hosts Science Café – The Science of Sweat

Carleton Newsroom
“Sarah Everts, the CTV chair in Digital Science Journalism at Carleton University will be the speaker at the upcoming Science Café: The Science of …”

Carleton University hosts Psychology Let’s Talk Lecture: Men, Women and the Time-Control Gap
Carleton Newsroom
“The lecture, given by Prof. Erin Reid with the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, is geared towards gender and career. When: …”