Daily Media Digest October 23, 2017

Aldergrove Star
“A couple of broken ribs and a wonky elevator have forced Mary Foote to give up … At this year’s walk supporting Crohn’s & Colitis Canada, Mary was a …”
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Gusty Walk, Mary Foote


“Alberta Health Services (AHS) will open the doors of its seasonal influenza immunization public clinics across the province on Monday as the …”
TAGS: influenza, Alberta Health Services


North Shore News
“Lions Gate Hospital has 1,801 Vancouver Coastal Health employees, 46 per cent of whom live off the North Shore. LGH isn’t unique in that regard, …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, Hospitals, emergency action


Toronto Star
“Diabetes Canada joined Conservative politicians to denounce what they say is a … Thousands of claimants from across Canada who had previously been … the Canadian Nurses Association, the Canadian Society of Endocrinology …”
TAGS: Diabetes Canada, Tax credit for diabetics


The Guardian
“A Morell mother says the generosity of Islanders helped saved her daughter’s life. Taylor Zippel’s baby was born at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax at …”
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, generous donations


Newswise (press release)
“Dr. Finley received his medical degree at the University of Western Ontario Medical School, London, ON. Subsequently, he completed an internship at …”
TAGS: Dr. Finley, University of Western Ontario, service award


CTV News
“TORONTO — New Canadian research suggests lawyers are more likely to experience mental health struggles the more successful they are in their …”
TAGS: New Canadian Research, U of T, mental health


“According to Maclean’s magazine’s 2018 university rankings, Lakehead is first in Total Research Dollars among Canada’s primarily undergraduate …”
TAGS: Lakehead University, scientific projects, government funding


Standard Freeholder
“Juvenile diabetes is something that affects more than 86,000 children world-wide, and according to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation they …”


Cision News Release
“VANCOUVER, Oct 23, 2017 /CNW/ – More than 2,500 heart health experts from across Canada and around the globe meet again in Vancouver today …”
TAGS: Canadian Cardiovascular Congress, heart health research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute


The Sherbrooke Times
“Researchers from the Ottawa Hospital have urged funding agencies to … of scientific publications) of the research Institute of the Ottawa Hospital.”
TAGS: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, clinical trials, need opacity


The Globe and Mail
“But the question of how best to conquer the particular challenges of mental-health care is one that Canadians are still grappling with. Whether it’s …”
TAGS: mental health-care, CAMH