Daily Media Digest May 11, 2022

Vancouver Coastal Health launches pilot program to improve healthcare journey of lung …
Vancouver Coastal Health
“Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has launched Lung Evaluation … Research has also shown this role reduces healthcare costs by …”
TAGS: lung cancer, patient care, healthcare, Vancouver Coastal Health

Acute hepatitis cases reported in Canada as outbreak affects children globally – CTV News
CTV News
“… but none of the typical viral links have been found in these particular cases,” CTV News medical specialist Dr. Marla Shapiro said Tuesday.”
TAGS: acute hepatitis, children and youth health, viral infection, Dr. Marla Shapiro

Study in medical journal shows that people with medical conditions are more prone to drowning
“A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) said that more than one third of Canadians who died by drowning had a …”
TAGS: drowning, medical condition, at-risk population, University of Calgary

UCalgary pilot clinic offers a new approach to emotional regulation | News
University of Calgary
“An innovative pilot clinic program at the University of Calgary aims to offer this potential benefit to students and faculty.”
TAGS: emotional regulation, mental health, pilot clinic, University of Calgary

Improving the performance of rapid tests through clear instructions | McGill University Health Centre
McGill University Health Centre
“… to a new study conducted at 13 Montreal companies by researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), …”
TAGS: rapid test, COVID-19, pandemic, public health, RI-MUHC

Western, McGill team up in new neuroscience initiative
Western News – Western University
“Two of the world’s most accomplished neuroscience research initiatives at McGill and Western University have combined their expertise to take on …”
TAGS: neuroscience, innovative research, mental health, Western University, McGill University

Innovation Changes Lives for the Better – A commitment to equitable, diverse and inclusive care
The Hill Times
“Quality of life is something we often take for granted. For those living with chronic diseases such as psoriatic arthritis (PsA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), atopic dermatitis (AD), and hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), it can mean feeling trapped in your own skin with debilitating and often unseen impacts to physical and mental health.”
TAGS: EDI in healthcare, chronic diseases, Abbvie Canada

University of Saskatchewan study shows service dogs improve veteran mental health – Global News
Global News
“We need people to start realizing service dogs can improve our mental health,” said PhD student researcher at the University of Saskatchewan, …”
TAGS: service dogs, mental health, PTSD, veteran’s health, University of Saskatchewan