Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

January 17, 2020

The Globe and Mail

MySafe, a biometric opioid dispensing machine providing safer drug supply in Vancouver

Canada’s chief public health officer says more children are at risk of being hospitalized this flu season

Global News

Quebec’s nurses union calls for strict nurse-patient care ratios in ER’s across the province

A recent study suggests a wearable activity tracker could help predict flu outbreaks

German researchers develop the first diagnostic test for the new China coronavirus

CBC

The challenges faced during the development of the world's first approved Ebola vaccine

New findings suggest adults with sleep problems may be at risk of cognitive decline and dementia

A territory-specific Public Health Act in Nunavut aims to track and prevent latent tuberculosis

Vancouver Coastal Health will provide drug users with free test kits to check for deadly fentanyl

Elective pediatric surgeries postponed at Winnipeg's Children's Hospital due to rising flu cases

Prince Edward Island Health Minister promises to increase addictions councillors in the province

CTV

Canadian doctors are studying the potential of Vitamin C infusions to protect the body from sepsis

The effects of exercise and caffeine on the brain might be more comparable than believed

National Post

A new study suggests cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and more could spread through gut bacteria

CMAJ

The challenges faced in following Canada’s physical activity guidelines

La Presse

Solution au débordement dans les urgences : Ratios infirmière-patients selon la FIQ

Retard dans le vaccin contre l’Ébola en raison de la vente à une entreprise des É.-U.

Le Devoir

Deuxième décès attribuable à l’étrange pneumonie en Chine

L’échec permanent des cliniques d’hiver

Le Journal de Montréal

Boissons alcoolisées : L’INSPQ se retire du comité

Les infirmières lancent un appel à l’action pour atténuer l’engorgement des urgences

Prime de 4000 $ : L’opposition critique l’accord avec les médecins spécialistes

L’actualité

Les œstrogènes propices aux métastases hépatiques

Fièvre typhoïde : Bourse de recherche décernée à une chercheuse de l’UdeM

Ici Radio-Canada

Une entreprise québécoise se lance sur le marché mondial des appareils pour arythmie cardiaque

La septicémie est la cause de 20 % des décès dans le monde 
 

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