Daily Media Digest June 8, 2018

Sunnybrook Hospital
“Dr. Beverley Orser, is the co-director of research in the department of anesthesia at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, co-founder of the …”
TAGS: Dr. Beverley Orser, brain health, delirium


“The maker, GE Healthcare, has sent a replacement free of charge. … GE will cover the replacement of the unit and any additional costs, said Greg …”
TAGS: MRI unit, Nova Scotia Hospital, GE Healthcare


CTV News
“The study, published Thursday in Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, had a team of epidemiologist and neurologists use Saskatchewan Health …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, epilepsy


“Paul and Mandy Fowler’s five year old son Kayge was flown to Toronto’s … by Kayge’s side while staying at Ronald McDonald House in Toronto.”
TAGS: brain tumour, sickkids, cancer


Kamloops This Week
“Vancouver Coastal Health Authority has the highest rate of deaths when linked to population, with 38 deaths for every 100,000 people. Vancouver …”
TAGS: drug overdose, record high, opioid crisis


“Tu joined Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto in 1996 and ICES in 2000, where as a senior scientist he led the cardiovascular outcomes …”
TAGS: cardiovascular epidemiology researcher, Toronto, Jack V. Tu, Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES


Dal News
““It’s such an important health topic facing Canada right now,” says Sherry Stewart, Dalhousie professor cross-appointed to several departments and …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, healthcare, Research


“It cited other hospitals that have introduced similar kiosks in recent years — such as the Queen Elizabeth II and IWK Health Centre in Halifax.”
TAGS: Health PEI, self-serve kiosks, Hospital


“When Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s federal science minister, wants to illustrate the importance of fundamental science – research driven by human ..”
TAGS: discovery research, federal science Minister, Kirsty Duncan, Innovation pipeline


EurekAlert (press release)
“Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, and from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, …”
TAGS: Malaria, study, immune response, German Cancer Research Center, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)


The Globe and Mail
“Once passed, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor has said that … more funding for Indigenous mental health and addiction treatment services, …”
TAGS: cannabis legalization, bill passes


“Increased technology use and a better work-life balance are just a few of the changes millennials are making to the healthcare system as they take … “
TAGS: technological innovation, millennials, work-life balance,


Standard Freeholder
“Indigenous communities across Canada have higher rates of diabetes than the rest of the country. Akwesasne is no exception with 30 per cent of its …”
TAGS: Akwesasne, smart city, diabetes, Indigenous health