Daily Media Digest July 21, 2021

Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding? Experts explain the safety …
Yahoo News Canada
“Terra Manca, Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Center for Vaccinology (IWK Health Centre); Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University and Karina …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, maternal health, IWK Health Centre

Skipping a Second Dose of COVID Vaccine Not a Good Idea
My Cowichan Valley Now
“Anne-Marie Nichol, an Associate professor with the Health Sciences Faculty of Simon Fraser University, warns that the new variant spreads quickly …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, public health, Simon Fraser University

How Indigenous-led research can support Indigenous mental health and healing
“Global News Morning speaks to the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Mental Health and Addiction on research to reclaim traditional healing …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, mental health, healing, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

‘A vital role to play’: U of T grad on the growing need for occupational therapists in hospital ERs
“I’m part of an interdisciplinary team at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. We facilitate safe discharges into the community. To do this, I conduct …”
TAGS: occupational therapist, interdisciplinary team, community health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Mindfulness meditation found to lower depression in newly diagnosed MS patients: Lawson study
“… who have been newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, or MS, a study from researchers at London’s Lawson Health Research Institute has found.”
TAGS: meditation, mindfulness, chronic illness, multiple sclerosis, Lawson Health Research Institute

UCalgary researchers at work on a vaccine against a fatal infectious disease affecting deer and …
UCalgary News
“… says Dr. Sabine Gilch, PhD, associate professor at UCVM and Canada Research Chair in Prion Disease Research. CWD can remain active in …”
TAGS: vaccine, infectious disease, innovative research, University of Calgary