Daily Media Digest September 20, 2018

Toronto Star
“The report, Raising Canada: A report on children in Canada, their health and well-being, released by the University of Calgary for Children First …”
TAGS: youth health, mental health, wellness advocacy


“… non-mood related and mood-related,” Dr. Jonathan Bertram, an addictions medicine physician at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, says.”
TAGS: depression, mental health, alcohol consumption


“With a background in construction and renovations, she made a unique plea to Alberta Health Services: Let the home building community fund a …”
TAGS: donation, renovation, health care


“Alberta is closely watching a pilot program in B.C. as a possible next step to … Health services are also provided to people in the program, she said.”
TAGS: opioid crisis, solutions


“Manitoba AIDS scientist honoured with prestigious award … distinguished professor of medical microbiology at the University of Manitoba, and former …”
TAGS: HIV/AIDS, Flavelle Medal, Dr. Frank Plummer


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Horse Lake First Nation on the opening of their new water …”
TAGS: Indigenous, access to clean water, Jane Philpott


“The spots are spread between the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre and reflect the areas of greatest need in the province, …”
TAGS: medical specialists, jobs


““Everything that Jeff has touched at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute has resulted in moving us forward – from his signal transduction …”
TAGS: molecular genetics, McLaughlin Medal, Dr. Jeffrey Wrana


“THUNDER BAY — The Lakehead University Senate has approved a plan to establish the Research Institute for Enhancing Prevention of Injury and …”
TAGS: research institute, injury prevention, Northern Ontario


Dal News
“The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among .”
TAGS: Research, Indigenous health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announces partnership with National Bank to advance market-ready healthcare …”
TAGS: healthcare innovation, aging population, Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, National Bank, partnership