Daily Media Digest January 9, 2019

“The procedure is also used at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Baycrest Health Sciences. It’s considered 60 to 80 per cent …”
TAGS: virtual reality, patient experience, stigma, electroconvulsive therapy, medical procedures


UCalgary News
“And she advocated for children’s health, helping to make the University of Calgary a national leader in the push for global access to medicines.”
TAGS: access to medicine, global health, student,


“A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal tallies the … The authors say more research is needed to help understand economic …”
TAGS: heart attack, stroke, financial costs, patients


Toronto Star
“VANCOUVER—A Vancouver non-profit is opening a safe drug supply program that is the first of its kind in the world, as front line workers warn of the …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, harm reduction, safe drug supply


The Globe and Mail
“As an international student arriving at Carleton University in Ottawa in the fall of 2016, Giovana Link knew she would have to confront the reality that …”
TAGS: students, stress, mental health, canine therapy


CTV News
“Ottawa’s Carleton University also said its community can engage in peaceful demonstrations and make use of school facilities but stressed the …”
TAGS: free speech, post-secondary institutions, policies, Ontario