Daily Media Digest May 9

“… of cancer,” said Dr. Darren Brenner, assistant professor in the departments of oncology and community health sciences at the University of Calgary …”
TAGS: cancer, prevention, lifestyle changes


The Globe and Mail
“Ontario public health experts are launching a new research centre focused on … While vaccine coverage rates are relatively high in most of Canada, there are …”
TAGS: immunization, misinformation, vaccines


“The blood donation waiting period for men who have sex with men has been lowered to three months instead of a year, Canadian Blood Services says.”
TAGS: blood donation, LGBTQ+, evidence-based policy


“Two people in Alberta die every day from opioid overdoses, council’s community and public services committee heard Wednesday as Alberta Health …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, Alberta


“A senior official with the Nova Scotia Health Authority says a training program that would give some registered nurses the ability to write prescriptions …”
TAGS: nurses, prescriptions, health care services