Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

August 16, 2018

Globe and Mail

Opinion: If Ontario PC Party wants people with addictions to get treatment, supervised injection sites are necessary

Ontario government not backing down on injection prevention site stance, advocates continue to raise concerns


Global News

The dangers of a common but rarely discussed eating disorder—laxative abuse

Experts debate the association between cell phones and drowning deaths

Toronto’s recent spike of overdose deaths points to mental health and addiction crisis


CTV News

Claims of cannabis as a wonder drug far outweigh what scientific studies have found so far

As gene therapy becomes an established form of medical care, U.S. health officials start removing restrictions for use


CBC News

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal rules that age isn't a factor regarding user-pay for the shingles vaccine

Opinion: Canada’s health care system put in jeopardy by removal of Saudi medical students

Study finds that the planet couldn’t sustain a USDA-recommended diet for everyone

Nova Scotia surgeon calls for improvements to the locum system, to prevent doctor burnout

PEI medical student studying stress for farming families, trying to help overcome stigma with mental health


Chronicle Herald

Collective agreement for NS Health Authority and IWK Children's Hospital includes increased shift premiums

Commentary: A shift in thinking is needed, to stop treating poverty as a symptom


Healthy Debate

High demand for ethnic-specific long-term care homes raises questions about how to create more spaces


La Presse

Interdiction de certains pesticides dès 2021 : L’UPA soulève ses préoccupations


Le Journal de Montréal

Une application mise à l’essai pour éviter les rendez-vous médicaux manqués au CUSM

Comment choisir un sac à dos? – Infographie

La communauté LGBTQ+ devrait avoir ses propres résidences pour personnes âgées


L'actualité

Des inventions scientifiques au service du secteur de la santé et de la recherche


Ici Radio-Canada

Les jeunes de plus en plus affectés par le syndrome de l’œil sec

Bien se préparer avant une intervention contre le cancer pour mieux récupérer

Une région cérébrale à l’origine du pessimisme 

Centres d’injection supervisée à Québec : Opposition exprimée par L'Église de scientologie

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