Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

November 19 2019

Global News

Prime Minister urged to make Canada’s assisted-dying law less restrictive

New research suggests windy and humid weather can contribute to elevating chronic pain

International Men’s Day: Men have suicide rates three times higher than women

CBC

The regulatory body for Manitoba nurses puts mandatory english tests for nursing students on hold

Mailing free home HIV tests helps in detecting infections better than usual care

A study suggests colchicine reduces the odds of future cardiovascular problems in heart attack survivors

Closing arguments begin in a decade-long Charter challenge involving private clinics in B.C.

Doctors and nurses call on the Ontario government to reinstate paid sick days

Ontario sexual assault and rape crisis centres call on the attorney general to reverse cuts

Not recognizing heart attacks in women is a bigger problem with the gender bias in the health system

Newfoundland and Labrador's premier announces a two years delay in starting the Innu children in care inquiry

CTV

Health Canada says the breast cancer drug shortage is expected to end earlier than expected

Vancouver Overdose Prevention Society is warning about a spike in overdoses in the province 

National Post

How medical abortions can be reversed, 150 Canadian physicians attend U.S. doctor’s presentation

About the flu, who is at risk, and how it can be better prevented

Toronto Star

Engaging in brain fitness before the senior years could help fight off memory loss

La Presse

L’insécurité alimentaire toujours existante chez les tout-petits au Québec

Association établie entre les maladies cardiovasculaires et le cancer

Plus de la moitié des étudiants universitaires québécois vulnérables à la détresse

Soins à domicile pour personnes handicapées : La loi du silence doit cesser selon McCann

Le CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal promet de resserrer la sécurité 

Le Journal de Montréal

Lombalgie : Il est recommandé de continuer à bouger

Des médecins et leur syndicat ne s’entendent pas sur les soins palliatifs à domicile

L’actualité

Le fédéral pressé de modifier la loi sur l’aide médicale à mourir

Ici Radio-Canada

La colchicine en prévention d’une récidive à la suite d’un infarctus 

Durcissement de la position des gouvernements face à la vaccination

Les soins en français dans les milieux minoritaires pour réduire les risques d’erreurs médicales



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