Daily Media Digest October 24, 2019

Study shows flu shot a good choice for cancer patients
CTV News
“[…] and a potential increased risk of death because influenza in some cases can be very serious,” says Lawson Health Research Institute Oncologist […]”
TAGS: Cancer, influenza season, vaccinations

Hill+Knowlton Strategies strengthens its expertise in health and pharma with Yves Lacoursière

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“[…] the national level for several large organizations and served as vice-president of Innovative Medicines Canada – Quebec Committee for four years.”
TAGS: Health and wellness, community health

Canadian warns against vaccine apathy after flu sends him to hospital for two months
CTV News
“As the Public Health Agency of Canada prepares for what … Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on […]”
TAGS: influenza, flu shot, flu season

‘A long-lasting legacy’: Hockey Gives Blood making a positive impact

CTV News
“The non-profit works in partnership with Canadian Blood Services to educate people about the importance of blood and stem cell donations.”
TAGS: blood donation, stem cell

Everyone’s responsibility: Don’t let emotion influence how health information is acted upon in the …

“I recently came across a headline on my Facebook page saying that early research suggests a possible link between processed foods in pregnancy […]”
TAGS: health, nutrition, research application