Daily Media Digest January 25, 2019

CTV News Vancouver Island
“”The people who live here are the people who struggle with more progressive dementia,” said Jo-Ann Tait of Providence Health Care. “For us it’s …”
TAGS: dementia care , quality of life, living with dementia , Person-centric care


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“New innovative global partnership to expand digital health services for … Teleroo™ currently serves communities in Alberta, British Columbia and …”
TAGS: health innovation partnership, virtual reality , neurodevelopment disorders, neurodevelopment of children


“Bleeding gums and sensitive teeth may be painful, but new research has linked gum disease to something bigger: Alzheimer’s disease.”
TAGS: predictors of Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer’s study , gum disease , Alzheimer’s research


CTV News
“… age,” Dr. Elissa Abrams, chair of the CPS Allergy Section and a pediatric immunologist with the University of Manitoba, said Thursday in a release.”
TAGS: Canadian Paediatric Society guidelines , food allergens , babies and exposure to food allergens,


“A pediatrician who works for the health authority and the IWK Health Centre will be one of several attending family physicians staffing the clinic on a …”
TAGS: immunization for children , access to healthcare, barriers to access to healthcare, child and family health


UCalgary News
“The University of Calgary currently has the largest social work program in Canada and is ranked among the top 15 schools in research across North …”
TAGS: social work and innovation, Indigenous health and wellness, holistic healthcare


Sherbrooke Record
“Bishop’s University’s Dr. Heather Lawford was recently appointed the Canada Research Chair (CRC) in …”
TAGS: Canada Research Chair , youth development , Bishop’s University


The Globe and Mail
“… results of the CAMH Monitor survey, a continuing study of mental health and substance use in Ontario by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, …”
TAGS: mental health survey , monitoring mental health , adult mental health , mental health care


“Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation also benefited from the program, but the 16-year-old facility only received $75,000, which will be …”
TAGS: patient care and comfort , quality healthcare , healthcare facilities , ,