Daily Media Digest November 30, 2018

CHAT News Today
“Medicine Hat, AB – Since the 2018-19 Influenza Program started in October, 998,842 Albertans have been vaccinated to this point. Alberta Health …”
TAGS: flu shot, influenze, immunization


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“29, 2018 /CNW/ – A recent Arthritis Research Canada study has revealed systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases (SARDS) place significant ..”
TAGS: systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases , economic strain , productivity costs , improvement


“The vision for a new mental health centre for kids, teens and young adults in Calgary is starting to take shape. Alberta Health Services has released …”
TAGS: mental health, child and adolescent, improved care, treatment ,


“… more open and transparent with Canadians about Health Canada’s regulatory activities,” Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said in a statement …”
TAGS: Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, improvements , medical devices , regulations , enforcement,


“No Nova Scotia community has more people looking for a family doctor than Halifax. According to Nova Scotia Health Authority monthly stats (from …”
TAGS: patient care, access to care, doctor shortage


“Those upgrades are “critically important,” said Rob MacIsaac, president of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). The hospital needs about $8.6 million to …”
TAGS: hospital upgrades, healthcare improvements , patient safety ,


HuffPost Canada
“”For the most part, hiccups are harmless,” says Dr. Jeremy Rezmovitz, a family physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. There’s …”
TAGS: alcohol consumption, alcohol digestion , healthy intake