Daily Media Digest June 28, 2019

CTV News
“A significant change will see Canadian Institutes of Health Research cash go directly to Indigenous communities, enabling them to control the …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health research, federal funding


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… and Residence-Based Virtual Reality Training to Increase Rehabilitative Exercise in Seniors project is being led by the Bruyère Research Institute.”
TAGS: healthy aging, virtual reality


Grand River Sachem
“… lead for ColonCancerCheck, physician in chief at Hamilton Health Sciences and professor with McMaster University’s department of medicine.”
TAGS: colon cancer, screening, Ontario


“.. 90% of people being disease free at 5 years,” Zavagnin stated in a written release Monday from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: colon cancer, screening, Ontario


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Kingston Health Sciences Centre at Kingston General Hospital aims to change that with its renewed focus on wellness activities for those battling …”
TAGS: mental illness, treatment, wellness


“Joanne Moss, CEO of the Canadian Foundation for Animal Assisted Support Services, says it doesn’t make sense for only two groups to certify service …”
TAGS: PTSD, service dogs, British Columbia


Powell River Peak
“Vancouver Coastal Health is reporting a 52 per cent decrease in the number of new HIV cases over the last eight years, and 2019 is on track to have …”
TAGS: HIV/AIDS, prevention