Daily Media Digest March 6, 2019

“A new scientist is joining the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute to look at how so-called smart health technologies can help increase …”
TAGS: smart health technologies, access to healthcare, health improvements, health equity ,


National Post
“Many children with FASD are misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. ‘One of the risk groups is actually professional women who binge drink'”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder study, FASD diagnosis , risks, risk groups ,


Concordia University News
“On a mission to slow down the onset of age-related disorders, a Concordia researcher recently discovered 21 plant extracts that delay aging in yeast …”
TAGS: age-related disorders , anti-aging research, age-delaying


““Migraine is a condition that is thought to be genetically based,” Dr. Paul Cooper, a professor of neurology at Western University, told Global News.”
TAGS: migraine conditions, triggers, prevention, migraine treatments


The Sackville Tribune Post
“So it gives a different kind of information than what’s the most dominant health research,” she said. Maston said the information provided from students …”
TAGS: cannabis study, student cannabis use, cannabis and health


CTV News
“The accredited health access centre receives funding from the Local Health Integration Network, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the …”
TAGS: Indigenous health and wellness , health services, access to healthcare,


“Barrie has the third worst opioid problem in the province for cities with more than 100,000 people. Over the course of an hour, Simcoe Muskoka District …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, community impact , opioid response, prevention , addiction