Daily Media Digest September 4, 2018

The London Free Press
“Western’s University Student’s Council is jumping on promoting mental health for first year students right away by offering crisis support during …”
TAGS: mental health services, students


Net Newsledger
“I am extremely proud of our NSC achievements,” said Jean Bartkowiak, President & CEO, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: Northern Supply Chain, patients


The Globe and Mail
“Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says she has signed an interim order to allow the U.S.-approved Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors to be …”
TAGS: allergies, epinephrine, EpiPens


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the …”
TAGS: health care services, Government of Canada, Government of Nova Scotia


Hill Times
“… practitioners and qualified registered nurses to dispense drug samples, according to a survey commissioned by the Canadian Nurses Association.”
TAGS: Nursing, pharmacare


“Last year, the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) released a warning about the sugary beverages, saying if you are under 18, you should avoid all …”
TAGS: energy drinks, youth health


The Globe and Mail
“The challenge for Siemens Healthineers and rivals such as Philips and GE Healthcare is to keep an edge over tech giants from Alphabet’s Google to …”
TAGS: medical technology, personalized health care


The Globe and Mail
“In 2017, there were nearly 4,000 apparent opioid-related deaths. Even more staggering, in 2016-2017, nearly one-third of hospitalizations for opioid …”
TAGS: opioid use, mental health, youth


Toronto Star
“… or harmless substance is either a fool or an ideologist,” says Benedikt Fischer, a senior scientist at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.”
TAGS: cannabis, health risks


“Jennifer O’Connell: parliamentary secretary to the minister of finance (youth economic opportunity). John Oliver: parliamentary secretary to the minister …”
TAGS: parliamentary secretaries, John Oliver


Toronto Star
“The study conducted by McMaster University and the Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario (PEPSO) research group surveyed 1,189 …”
TAGS: millennials, mental health, survey