Daily Media Digest September 10, 2018

Toronto Star
“… people, both downtown and in the suburbs, said Samir K. Sinha, director of geriatrics at Sinai Health System and the University Health Network.”
TAGS: aging, Toronto


The Globe and Mail
“The Globe and Mail is a partner in the two-day opioid symposium put on by the federal government and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: addiction treatment, funding


McGill Reporter
“… philanthropic achievements have been recognized nationally with the Senate of Canada 150 Medal, presented by the Honourable Judith Seidman, …”
TAGS: Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award, medical students, Senator Judith Seidman


Net Newsledger
“The full-day event was jointly hosted by the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (the Hospital) and the Thunder Bay Regional Health …”
TAGS: research day, smart health


“They had met Estelle Joliat, with the Sudbury chapter of Parkinson Canada, when they had docked their boat in Sault Ste Marie, Ont this summer.”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, SuperWalk


“Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas-Taylor said Thursday, during a media conference in B.C., that safe consumption sites “save lives” and that her …”
TAGS: addiction, supervised consumption site, Ginette Petitpas-Taylor


“Currently, pediatric populations can access cannabis legally through the Access to Cannabis Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR), which does …”
TAGS: Medical Cannabis, pediatric patients


Benefits Canada
“As Joe Farago, executive director of private payers and investment at Innovative Medicines Canada, explains, the existing approach provides benefits …”
TAGS: pharmacare, parliamentary report,


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Charter written by and for people living with dementia. TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, the Alzheimer Society of Canada is pleased to …”
TAGS: dementia, human rights


“But Steinmann says the board is working with Vancouver Coastal Health to educate youth about cannabis through a program called SACY.”
TAGS: marijuana, legalization, education


The Charlatan
“A Carleton professor is breaking ground with new research on chronic pain by collaborating with two graduate students and the Ottawa Hospital.”
TAGS: Research, chronic pain


Ottawa Sun
“Twitter posts can hold clues about who might be at risk for suicide long before they reach a crisis point, according to new research from The Royal.”
TAGS: suicide risk, Research, artificial intelligence


“Health care professionals met at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Thursday to look at ways of using smart technologies, such as …”
TAGS: smart technology, health care, addictions and mental health


“Drug shortages have quietly become a chronic problem for Canada’s … They include treatments for migraines, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, …”
TAGS: drug shortages, health care


“Now a senior scientist with the clinical epidemiology program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, his team developed an immunization app that …”
TAGS: immunization, anti-vaccination,


“Kelly’s team is working with two clinical trials looking to identify appropriate dosages for children with epilepsy, which she says is just one step toward …”
TAGS: Medical Cannabis, children, neurological disorders