Daily Media Digest July 29, 2019

“The study, funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research and The Heart and the Stroke Foundation of Canada, says isolated populations often …”
TAGS: Inuit, Indigenous, predisposition


The Battlefords News-Optimist
““Congratulations to the research teams at the University of Saskatchewan and IISD Experimental Lakes Area for their diligent efforts working with …”
TAGS: agriculture, genomics, food security


“He says the idea to grow traditional medicinal plants could lead to discussions with the First Nations University or the University of Saskatchewan to …”
TAGS: traditional medicines, Indigenous, medicinal plants


“Health Canada has already begun engaging more with the pediatric community to determine where gaps are occurring, she said, and how to modernize the regulatory system …”
TAGS: pediatric medicines, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


“LeBlanc believes it is difficult for the general public to parse through the medical data, which is why medical associations exist — to bridge the gap.”
TAGS: chiropractic treatment, babies


“Vancouver Coastal Health’s top doctor is joining the calls for a safe and regulated drug supply in the region to help combat the overdose crisis.”
TAGS: opioid crisis, fentanyl, overdose prevention, harm reduction


Fort Saskatchewan Record
““The world was way too slow in responding to this outbreak,” said Steven Hoffman, scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s …”
TAGS: Ebola, global health


“Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan paid a visit to the community on Sunday and said there is a $1.5-million plan for immediate repairs to …”
TAGS: Indigenous, water quality