Daily Media Digest October 5, 2020

Why a second wave of COVID-19 is more dangerous than it looks
“…said Dr. Samir Sinha, director of geriatrics at Sinai Health and University Health Network in Toronto. “The truth of the matter is, we’re just getting started …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, University Health Network

Coronavirus, the flu or the common cold? Here’s what to know
“According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, … of infection prevention and control at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, said …”
TAGS: COVID-19, influenza, common cold, infection control, public health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

COVID-19: All your mask questions answered
Halifax Today
“With kids heading back to school in masks this year, many parents are wondering about different types of masks and how to care for them. Here are answers to some of the most common mask questions.”
TAGS: York University, COVID-19, personal protective equipment, masks

Anxiety and depression due to COVID-19 highest in Nova Scotia: survey
“… and depression since the COVID-19 pandemic began country-wide, according to a report released Friday by Mental Health Research Canada.”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health, anxiety, pandemic

Hope for people living with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder
Ottawa Business Journal
“Across the mental health landscape, clinicians, researchers and patients are … But for many, the only other way to access rTMS is through research.”
TAGS: The Royal Mental Health Centre, mental health, innovative treatment, depression

UBCO study new breastfeeding research, from COVID-19 to Type 2 diabetes
“A UBC Okanagan researcher is sharing the latest trends in breastfeeding and its relationship with Type 2 diabetes, along with what nursing looks like …”
TAGS: breastfeeding, diabetes, COVID-19, neonatal health

Grad student leads study on using AI to better assist in humanitarian crises
York University
“At York University, we aspire to better understand the human condition and the world around us and to employ the knowledge we gain in the service of society. One way to do this is through Artificial Intelligence (AI); the integration of AI into society is one of York’s key aspirational areas.”
TAGS: York University, humanitarian crises, artificial intelligence