Daily Media Digest May 7, 2019

“Natalie Riediger, a researcher at the University of Manitoba, is carrying out a three-year study into the acceptability of a tax on sugar-sweetened …”
TAGS: obesity, sugary drinks, tax


The London Free Press
“Researchers at Western University and in Toronto and Montreal interviewed and observed 27 family doctors and primary care nurses in northern, rural …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, family doctors, stress


CTV News
“The study — conducted by researchers at Sick Kids hospital, York University and ICES, formerly known as the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences — examined data on emergency department visits related to kids hit by cars from …”
TAGS: children, injury, socioeconomic status


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical health officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, said … that containing costs … shouldn’t be the only reason to create healthy environments and improve the health of the population.”
TAGS: walkable neighbourhoods, chronic health, health care costs


Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“At VIDO-InterVac, genomics is at the core of work underway to develop low-cost vaccines for two infectious diseases affecting the bottom line of the …”
TAGS: research funding, genomics, vaccine development


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Ninety-two patients from Humber and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have been receiving care in the Reactivation Care Centre since December …”
TAGS: restorative care, patients


Radio Canada International (en)
“But a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) by researchers from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health crisis, incarceration