Daily Media Digest July 20, 2021

New ‘Be SaskWell’ text-based service helping people with mental health post COVID-19 restrictions
“Tracy Risling, an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Regina and research lead with Be Saskwell, says many people are …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mental health, quarantine, University of Regina

Nervous about needles: Toronto vaccine clinic hopes to ease fears among the anxious
CTV Toronto
“On Monday the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) held a vaccine clinic targeted to people who live with fears or anxieties related to …”
TAGS: phobia, mental health, vaccination, pandemic, CAMH

UCalgary researchers at work on a vaccine against a fatal infectious disease affecting deer and …
UCalgary News
“… Infectious Disease Organization at the University of Saskatchewan) and we have different approaches that are looking good in our animal models.”.”
TAGS: vaccine, infectious disease, vaccination, innovative research, VIDO-InterVac, University of Saskatchewan

Study from Hamilton’s McMaster U shows difference in death rates between female and male doctors
“… a medical student at McMaster University in Hamilton. The group’s findings, “Variations in Processes of Care and Outcomes for Hospitalized General …”
TAGS: innovative research, medical care, medical outcomes, McMaster University

Ontario’s tick problem won’t be letting up anytime soon: expert
“A Queen’s University professor is working on a portable device that will help people detect Lyme disease faster in hopes to fight misdiagnosis of the …”
TAGS: infectious disease, Lyme disease, tick, environmental health, Queen’s University

Research on firefighters’ mental health celebrated
“Of those critical events, 79 per cent involved at least one death, and 54 per cent involved children, rates seemingly higher than the norm in Canada. “ …”
TAGS: mental health, PTSD, anxiety