Daily Media Digest March 22, 2019

“Lawson Health Research Institute is the research division of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care in London. It’s researchers …”
TAGS: women’s health, pregnancy, healthy lifestyle


UCalgary News
“Research identifying the first case of a person living without the protein needed to bind and transport vitamin D in the bloodstream has been published …”
TAGS: vitamin D, genetics


Drug & Alcohol Testing Association of Canada (DATAC) (blog)
“… with the BC Centre on Substance Use and medical director of the addiction program at Providence Health Care, the use of implant provides another …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, addiction, treatment


UM Today (press release)
“Two researchers from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are celebrating a government investment of over $1.8 million for three …”
TAGS: Nursing, research, federal funding


The Globe and Mail
“… even terrifying experiences for people with addictions, said panelist Julie Irving, a psychologist at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: health, employers


“Questions of access and how to improve it are at the heart of health-care debates in Alberta, and such debates are often important in other elections.”
TAGS: Alberta, health care, costs


National Post
“A new agency and money for drugs for rare diseases are only very partial steps on the road to a pharmacare plan …”
TAGS: federal budget, Budget 2019, prescription drugs, pharmacare