Daily Media Digest June 1, 2023

Medication shortage in Canada led to increased dosing errors in children, new study shows
CTV News
“The study by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto looked at the number of monthly calls to the Ontario Poison Centre (OPC) for …”
TAGS: pediatric health, pain management, medication shortage, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Banting Research Foundation announces 2023 Discovery Awardees
Banting Research Foundation
“The Banting Research Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Discovery Awards, which recognize outstanding Canadian early-career researchers in health and biomedical sciences.”
TAGS: award, Banting Research Foundation, Queen’s University, Université de Montréal, Carleton University

Why should you, and our federal government care about antimicrobial resistance?
HRI Portal
“… That is not the case with antimicrobial resistance (AMR), one of the World Health Organization’s top 10 global public health threats.”
TAGS: antimicrobial resistance (AMR), antibiotics, GSK Canada

During National AccessAbility Week, advocates say Ontario has a long way to go
“One of the programs benefiting from that money is the Canadian National Institute for the Blind Foundation’s Come to Work program.”
TAGS: disability, accessibility, health care, Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

Study identifies the rise and fall of lifestyle habits during pandemic
CTV News
“The research, conducted by McGill University in Montreal, found that 60 per cent of the roughly 1,600 Canadians surveyed say their lifestyle …”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health, nutrition, McGill University