Daily Media Digest June 24, 2019

“University officials were joined by the president of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) on Friday afternoon, cutting a ribbon to officially …”
TAGS: infectious disease, research centre


Psychology Today (blog)
“… in this study has affiliations with McGill University, Université de Montréal, and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).”
TAGS: fibromyalgia, gut microbiome, diagnosis


CTV News
“A New Brunswick researcher has authored a report looking at how climate change has had an effect on people’s health — and how it could get worse …”
TAGS: public health, climate change, extreme weather


“University of Manitoba Prof. Tracie Afifi has won the prestigious Gold Leaf Prize for more than 20 years of heart-wrenching work studying victims of …”
TAGS: Gold Leaf Prize, child abuse, health impacts


Toronto Star
“The Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD) and many other patient groups support the importance of assuring fair drug prices, but this …”
TAGS: drug pricing, PMPRB, patients


“B.C.’s health minister says the province is willing to act if the federal … Dix’s comments came in the wake of new research that suggests vaping among … The study was released Thursday by the Canadian Cancer Society, whose …”
TAGS: vaping, youth


The Globe and Mail
“According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), one in five Canadians experience a mental illness or addiction problem each year, …”
TAGS: disability leave, workplace, mental health