Daily Media Digest October 31, 2018

“In addition to the interviews, the team from the University of Saskatchewan gathered data and drafted a discussion paper in order to formulate ways to …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, stakeholders, Saskatoon


The Guardian
“EDMONTON — The immense wildfire that scorched Fort McMurray in 2016 may have … Alberta Health Services says there has been more demand for …”
TAGS: Fort McMurray, mental health, depression, resiliency


“It’s been more than 10 years since Wu, an associate professor in U of T’s Faculty of Medicine and general internist at the University Health Network, …”
TAGS: technology, hallway medicine, healthy aging, health care


Dal News
“This month, Dalhousie will play host to some of Canada’s finest researchers as part of the Royal Society of Canada’s Celebration of Excellence and …”
TAGS: research excellence, innovation


“According to Health Canada statistics, nearly 4,000 Canadians died from opioid-related overdose deaths last year. The numbers for the first three …”
TAGS: overdose prevention site, harm reduction, addiction, public health


The London Free Press
“A new study from Western University on breastfeeding has identified a link between severe pain and the health implications for a feeding child.”
TAGS: breastfeeding pain, mothers, babies, women’s health


Toronto Star
“The research was supported by the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Canada …”
TAGS: Halloween, children, pedestrian safety, research


“Alberta Health Services should provide service coordinators for children with complex mental health needs and their families, who are accessing …”
TAGS: youth, mental health


“According to the charity’s website, it’s the most-attended Parkinson’s … Today Parkinson Canada’s Saskatchewan division focuses on awareness, …”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, charity


McGill University Health Center
“Scientists and physicians from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the …”
TAGS: immunotherapy, oncology, study


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The health care system can be confusing and overwhelming for stroke survivors and caregivers to navigate, which is why March of Dimes Canada is …”
TAGS: World Stroke Day, model of care, survivors, caregivers, stroke, #upagainafterstroke


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… including helping to prevent chronic diseases,” said the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health. “The Government of Canada looks …”
TAGS: physical activity, health, #EverythingGetsBetter, #TellementMieux