Daily Media Digest October 23, 2019

McMaster University study finds TV, social media use linked to excess sugar, caffeine in teens

McMaster University researchers examined U.S. data from 32,418 students in grades 8 and 10 and found those who spent an additional hour per day …
TAGS: social media, mental health, caffeine

After long-awaited recognition, research begins in earnest around chronic fatigue

… according to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). “ME is probably the last medical enigma of the 21st century,” said Alain Moreau, …
TAGS: Chronic fatigue, Myalgic encephalomyelitis

Cannabis vaping is now legal in Canada, but that doesn’t make it safe: experts
Folio – University of Alberta
… legal and regulated, think again, warn University of Alberta medical experts. … He added that little research has been done on the short- or long-term … so Health Canada has scant evidence for drawing up safety guidelines. … having published a study that year on a case of lipid pneumonia brought on …
TAGS: Cannabis, lung health, community health

Alberta Health Services holds public flu shot clinic in Lethbridge

Alberta Health Services held its first public flu shot clinic of the season in Lethbridge on Tuesday. Everyone six months and older is eligible to receive …
TAGS: influenza, flu season, community health

One in three Canadians suffers from back pain
The study, conducted by the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) also … It’s time for more Canadians to take control of their physical health and …
TAGS: Back pain, chiropractic care