Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

November 23, 2017

Globe and Mail
Nova Scotia Auditor General’s report outlines gaps in provincial health care
Health Canada considering classifying tramadol as an opioid 

National Post
Surgeons calls for prescription guidelines during opioid crisis 

Global News
Queen’s University student discovers DNA compound that prevents growth of cancer cells 
New payment model and pay increase for hospitalists announced by Doctors Nova Scotia garners negative feedback from family doctors 
Lifestyle changes can reduce risk of developing cancer

CTV News
New health team model to help address distance Manitobans travel for health care 

CBC News
Periodic health assessments may be better than annual checkups 
Ontario Council of Hospital Unions asks for government help dealing with violence against health care workers 
Nova Scotia government approves increase in funding for hospitalist program 

Vancouver Sun
University of BC study finds new generation of primary care doctors seek work-life balance, meaning lesser patient care access 

La Presse
Sans avertir, un médecin quitte sa pratique desservant 1500 patients 
Le CHUM prie la population de ne pas se rendre à l’urgence de l'hôpital Notre-Dame 

Le Devoir
La ville de Montréal maintenant dotée de quatre centres d’injection supervisée 
Moins d’opioïdes prescrits au Québec qu’ailleurs au pays

Le Journal de Montréal
Le nombre de cas de la maladie de Lyme augmente au Québec, surtout en Estrie 

Ici Radio-Canada
Les séquelles corporelles après une maladie exigent une adaptation difficile

 

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