Daily Media Digest June 20, 2019

CTV News
“(McGill University Health Centre … Dr. Amir Minerbi, who works with the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: chronic pain condition, fibromyalgia , gut bacteria , research study ,


McGill Reporter (blog)
“The first research chair in Quebec focused on women’s cardiac health, propelled by Heart & Stroke and McGill, will officially be launched on July 1, via …”
TAGS: women’s health , research chair , women’s heart health, ,


“Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor announced the release of A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire, which is the first national …”
TAGS: dementia , A Dementia Strategy for Canada, prevention, advancement, treatment


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“It will be delivered by the Canadian Cancer Society and Ottawa Public Health staff who have training from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s …”
TAGS: tobacco use, federal funding, tobacco cessation support , Canada’s Tobacco Strategy


Concordia University News
“Researchers at Concordia have devised a technique to detect obstructions in a type of mechanical heart valve they believe will contribute to safer …”
TAGS: heart health, heart valves , research , advancement, NSERC


National Post
“Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds. As a group …”
TAGS: obesity , opioid use, chronic pain, research study