Daily Media Digest March 11, 2019

“Leong’s benefaction, together with matching funds from the University of Toronto and SickKids Hospital, will support the centre’s work over an 11-year …”
TAGS: children, paediatric health, innovation


“There’s no sense, I’m not going to be bothered coming,'” said Irene Doyle, chair of the Parkinson Canada chapter. “I said ‘it’s not about singing, it really …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, music therapy


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“The team of 12 discussed broader barriers to mental health with Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor, bringing up issues such as discrimination, …”
TAGS: mental health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, National Jack Summit


“The Nova Scotia Lung Association is sounding the alarm on vaping and e-cigarettes … The Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) says they’re currently …”
TAGS: vaping, public health, youth


Dal News
“Dr. Aiken will be joined by a number of Dal researchers, including Christine Chambers, Ingrid Waldron, and Debbie Martin as well as non-Dal …”
TAGS: research and innovation, women in STEM


The Globe and Mail
“Graduate studies and postdoctoral research lead to surprising places. … In 2017, the Canadian research community mobilized strongly in support of the … recent release of data that analyzed Canadian Institutes of Health Research …”
TAGS: trainees, science, research, federal budget


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“The labour and delivery department at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Kingston General Hospital site has received a delivery of funds towards the …”
TAGS: infrastructure, funding, donation


“According to the Canadian Public Health Association, at the time of … “We’re trying to get more medical schools to have Indigenous health as part of …”
TAGS: tuberculosis, Indigenous health, northern Canada