Daily Media Digest October 15, 2019

The Globe and Mail
““When you have mental-health issues, and ongoing challenges with overspending, it will lead to feelings of guilt, anger, self-worth issues and sleep problems,” he says.”
TAGS: mental health, finances


“The belief that kids are safer inside, he said, is “the biggest myth going, because from a health perspective almost nothing good happens indoors.””
TAGS: children, play, health


Yorkton This Week
“A University of Regina-led research team, which includes collaborators from the University of Saskatchewan, Japan, and Italy, has made a major …”
TAGS: rare disease, genetic mutation


National Post
““All of the patients were in a very sick condition,” said Marcelo Cypel, surgical director at University Health Network in Toronto and co-author of The …”
TAGS: organ donation, hepatitis C, University Health Network


CTV News
“Families in polyamorous relationships experience health care barriers and discrimination during pregnancy and birth, but hospitals could mitigate the stress with some changes, according to a new Canadian study.”
TAGS: LGBTQ2+, health care, pregnancy, discrimination


Electrical Business
“… injuries can often be life changing,” added Dr. Marc Jeschke, medical director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: electrical injury, Ontario


The Catholic Register
“… gaining even greater insight is never a bad thing and is the premise behind a new research hub at Hamilton’s McMaster University to advance education and service delivery.”
TAGS: palliative care, research hub


The Globe and Mail
“There is no doubt that the human microbiome – the vast collection of microorganisms that live on and in all of us – plays an important role in our health and well-being.”
TAGS: gut health, microbiome research, Timothy Caulfield


OHS Canada
“Canada’s medical professionals are presenting a solid front during the federal election campaign to urge political parties to take climate change seriously as a public-health issue.”
TAGS: climate change, health impacts


“Alberta Health Services and the provincial government are urging Albertans to defend themselves against the season’s fevers, sniffles and coughs …”
TAGS: flu season, vaccination, Alberta