Daily Media Digest January 23, 2019

AHS looking to improve FASD services Bonnyville Nouvelle
“Those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) can’t always access the services available to them, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is looking …”
TAGS: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder care improvements , FASD Patient Journey Project , Access to care, Patient support


“Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor unveiled Canada’s new food guide on Tuesday at a market in Montreal. It was last revised in 2007.”
TAGS: Canada food guide, Changes to Canada’s food guide , proportion approach , Health Canada


The Nelson Daily
“On Oct. 4, 2018, Nick was among the first patients in Interior Health to … at Cardiac Services BC, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority.”
TAGS: heart health , heart treatments, quality care, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation


Yahoo Sports
“Memory loss is one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. But it may be possible to reverse the symptom, restoring people’s memories, according to …”
TAGS: Alzheimer treatment improvement , memory loss , reversal , Alzheimer research


St. Albert Gazette
“According to the latest numbers released by Alberta Health Services, there have 925 cases of the flu so far this season. Chris Sikora, medical officer …”
TAGS: flu shot , flu season , influenza type A and type B , flu strain


St. Albert Gazette
“According to Alberta Health Services, tobacco is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability and premature death in Alberta. More than 3,000 …”
TAGS: tobacco cessation program , tobacco addiction , support , treatment


Goderich Signal Star
“In addition, she is collaborating with Dr. Mary Fox at York University in a study of dementia patients who lose mental capacity when hospitalized.”
TAGS: Rural Health , rural research , research chair


Government of Ontario News
“Dr. Abdel-Qadir’s research is focused on reducing cardiovascular disease in cancer patients. His research explores”
TAGS: Women’s College Hospital , cardiovascular disease , cancer, research