Daily Media Digest July 5, 2022

Pharmacists could bridge a health-care gap by offering more sexual health services
University of Alberta
“In the study, U of A researchers surveyed pharmacists working in community pharmacies across Alberta to determine which sexual and reproductive health …”
TAGS: reproductive healthcare, Canadian pharmacists, University of Alberta

Advancing burns treatment and research at Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is investing in burn services to improve access and outcomes for Ontarians with burn injuries.”
TAGS: burn injuries, translational research, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Harnessing ‘head and heart’ to explore Indigenous youth homelessness

Western News
“Rachel Radyk, a master’s student in nursing, is helping to reduce Indigenous youth homelessness through a 10-week Head and Heart research fellowship.”
TAGS: Indigenous healthcare, research fellowship, equity-oriented care, Western University

All Canadians with type 1 diabetes will qualify for the Federal Disability Tax Credit

“JDRF is thrilled to announce that the approximately 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) can now automatically qualify for the federal disability tax credit.”
TAGS: disability tax credit, diabetes, chronic conditions, JDRF

Shelley shares how MedicAlert protects her and her two boys living with special needs

“I would totally recommend MedicAlert [service] to anyone that has special needs or other types of medical conditions, the peace of mind is huge.”
TAGS: anaphylactic allergies, seizures, autism, MedicAlert

Brock research exploring the gut’s link to mental health in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Brock University
“New Brock University-led research is exploring the role gut health plays in the mental health of youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) …”
TAGS: mental health, gut-immune-brain axis, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Brock University