Daily Media Digest May 13, 2022

Every child deserves timely care – Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Little Rorie Julal was determined to`dress to impress’ for her most recent follow-up appointment at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) McMaster …”
TAGS: health care, children and youth health, Hamilton Health Sciences

Lakehead researchers excited about the NDP’s proposal to expand OHIP to include therapy sessions
Lakehead University
“Two Lakehead University psychology professors said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s proposal to expand OHIP to include therapy sessions is in-line with recommendations they made in their 2020 article published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health.”
TAGS: therapy, psychology, Lakehead University

New virtual-reality training program gets $1M EPIC boost – Western News
Western News – Western University
“A virtual-reality program to be developed at Western University will help personal support workers communicate better with people with dementia.”
TAGS: virtual reality, dementia, personal support workers, Western University

B.C. diabetes clinical trials aim to free people from insulin – Vancouver Is Awesome
Vancouver Is Awesome
“The UBC and VCH team will begin research and a clinical trial for the new treatment later this year. Emilija Manevska/Moment/Getty Images.”
TAGS: diabetes, insulin, clinical trial, Vancouver Coastal Health

Canadians who live near wildfire sites have higher risk of cancer, recent study shows | CBC News
“McGill University researchers focused on health data of over 2 million Canadians during a 20-year-period. Winston Szeto”
TAGS: cancer, lung health, environmental health, McGill University

Discovery reveals blocking inflammation may lead to chronic pain – McGill University
McGill University
“For many decades it’s been standard medical practice to treat pain with … and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics.”
TAGS: inflammation, chronic pain, medical practice, McGill University