Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

May 18, 2018

Global News
Health and fitness apps need more evidence of effectiveness before they can be recommended 

Teen diagnosed with acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by vaping

Study reports cardiovascular benefits of eating fish twice a week

CBC News
Nunavut community pleads for help in addressing suicide crisis

Democratic Republic of Congo facing “very high” public health risk from Ebola, WHO reports

Study testing combination of rescue inhalers with longer-acting steroids reflects reality of how patients use them

Vancouver Sun
Tainted street drugs often not what buyers expect, British Columbia pilot study reveals

The Star Phoenix
Moose Jaw family physician calls for creative solutions to facilitate more efficient and equitable care

Winnipeg Sun
European Union taking six member states to court for failing to address air pollution

Toronto Star
Health officials urge public to take precautions against rising risk of Lyme disease

Le Devoir
Accès à un médecin de famille : Les patients à « problèmes » attendent plus longtemps

La FDA approuve une nouvelle injection contre la migraine

Le Journal de Montréal
Des locaux inutilisés coûtent près de 1 million $ au CUSM

Matapédia : Une clinique de rêve pour attirer un médecin

Les problèmes d’accès à un médecin attribuables à leur courte semaine de travail selon Barrette

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