Daily Media Digest July 30, 2019

The London Free Press
“Western University is celebrating the grand opening of a closed-door facility, a containment lab and imaging centre where researchers will study some …”
TAGS: microbes, containment lab, imaging technology, Western University


UM Today (press release)
“… brings together students with a passion for the biomedical field to foster design experience, device building, public speaking and networking opportunities. “
TAGS: biomedical engineering, students, University of Manitoba


National Post
“… room,” said Dr. P.J. Devereaux, senior author of the study and director of the Division of Perioperative Care at McMaster University in Canada.”
TAGS: surgery, patients, recovery, McMaster University


“It’s increasingly less likely that a neighbourhood will be filled with children who are sent outdoors after breakfast and have to be dragged inside when the sun goes down … and that’s bad news for their health.”
TAGS: children, physical activity, unstructured play , CHEO Research Institute


YouAreUNLTD (blog)
“… health, as I discovered when I spoke with Dr. Samir Sinha, director of geriatrics, Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto.”
TAGS: aging, ageism, University Health Network


“… been a strong push for self-improvement in women,” says Jessica Preiss, wellness co-ordinator at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: wellness, stress, CAMH


“… the impression that there’s a magical formula to lose weight and maximize health,” said Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in health law and policy.”
TAGS: restrictive eating, celebrities, University of Calgary, Timothy Caulfield


The Globe and Mail
“… the process by which admissions decisions are made is crucial not only to the applicants but to society as a whole. They shape the future of health care.”
TAGS: medical school, admissions, diversity, University of Manitoba


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… the Government of Canada will support a $20-million project proposal to scale up companies in health and biosciences. “
TAGS: health and biosciences companies, CAN Health Network, commercialization, Mary Ng