Daily Media Digest January 25, 2022

New evidence reinforces booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine: Hamilton’s McMaster … – insauga
“Research out of Hamilton’s McMaster University provides evidence reinforcing booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the most vulnerable.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, booster, vaccine, McMaster University

‘What happened to you?’ asks Dr. Mushquash – Anishinabek News
Anishinabek News
“He is also the Interim Executive Vice President Research at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and Chief Scientist at the Thunder Bay …”
TAGS: illness, diagnosis, mental health, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Bell-Graham Boeckh Foundation Partnership announces $1.5 million in support of Foundry …
“CNW Telbec/ – In the lead up to Bell Let’s Talk Day, the Bell-Graham Boeckh Foundation Partnership today announced a $1.5M donation to St. Paul’s …”
TAGS: mental health, funding, Graham Boeckh Foundation

How One Woman Found Empowerment Through Her Ovarian Cancer Journey – Chatelaine
“She’s now a peer volunteer with Ovarian Cancer Canada and constantly looks for opportunities to improve the outcomes for women living with the disease …”
TAGS: cancer, ovarian cancer, women’s health, patient advocate, Ovarian Cancer Canada

Thoracic surgery team wins innovation award | McGill University Health Centre
McGill University Health Centre
“Important update regarding visiting patients at the MUHC. Learn more . McGill University Health Centre. Contrast Text size. Search. Patients.”
TAGS: surgery, patient care, thoracic surgery, McGill University Health Centre

Poor housing conditions linked to respiratory health issues in young First Nations children – CHEO
“A study led by CHEO researcher Dr. Tom Kovesi documenting indoor air quality and housing characteristics in 4 isolated First Nations communities …”
TAGS: respiratory health, children and youth health, community health, air quality, CHEO

VIDO-InterVac looking to expand to level 4 containment lab | Watch News Videos Online
Global News
“VIDO-InterVac will be speaking to the city on their plans to expand to a level 4 containment lab, Executive Director and CEO Dr. Volker Gerdts …”
TAGS: innovative research, containment lab, VIDO-InterVac