Daily Media Digest March 7, 2019

Technology Networks
“… and dermatology at UBC and a senior scientist at both BC Cancer and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, who supervised the work.”
TAGS: melanoma, early detection, cancer screening , simplify screening


“More Alberta women will have access to midwifery services across the province, thanks to a new three-year agreement between Alberta Health …”
TAGS: maternal and newborn care, care improvements, maternal support , midwifery services


“The new case came after Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) confirmed two others on Feb. 27 — they, too, were linked to the French-language schools.”
TAGS: measles outbreak , immunization , vaccination , MMR,


“When asked about the meth problem, Alberta Health Services said in a statement thousands of its front-line staff are already trained to help prevent or … “
TAGS: methamphetamine, addiction, recovery, treatment


CTV News
“Giving children access to a television in their bedrooms could have a negative effect on their health, according to new Canadian research.”
TAGS: measures of health , predictors of physical and mental health , paediatric care, child development , ,