Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

November 16, 2018

See mention of Ontario’s 2018 CFPC Family Physician of the Year winner, Dr. Dieter Poenn in CTV News

The Globe and Mail


Supervised drug-use sites for teens called for by B.C. children’s watchdog

Video of Nova Scotia teen being bullied shows how people with disabilities are devalued according to advocates

Study on concussions with funding from NFL launched by the University of Calgary

128 people died from overdose in September according to B.C. Coroners Service’s latest figures

A way to clean contaminated water on native reserves devised by scientist Hans Gosta Peterson

Ottawa warned to stay out province’s business on health care by Quebec Premier Legault


Global News

Ontario’s move to allow employers to require doctor’s note for minor illnesses slammed by CMA

What is energy healing and does it work?

California’s wildfire smoke could lead to long-term health problems

Tighter rules on vaping and e-cigarettes is a blow against Juul by the U.S. FDA

Health study a priority in Sarnia says, Ontario’s Environment Minister Phillips


CBC News

Financial ties to patients not disclosed as hospitals profiting from private cord blood bank

Experts say, antibiotic resistance a serious health-care threat to Canadians

Report says, many caregivers are struggling financially and emotionally are crucial for health system

Doctors can check for testicular cancer without any eye contact with the Testimatic

In British Columbia, Surrey is unveiled as fourth Urgent Primary Care Centre


CTV News

Manitoulin doctor, Dr. Dieter Poenn receives provincial and national honours

Study reveals, sucking on your baby's pacifier to clean it may lower child's allergy risk

Child's risk of asthma may be reduced growing up with a female dog

According to IPAC, antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year


The Star

Halifax academic says, learning how to heal Indigenous people begins with learning how to listen


Vancouver Sun

MS Society recommends loading up on vitamin D is at risk or having multiple sclerosis


The Star Phoenix

Demand for Mobile Crisis Centre continues to grow

Canadian stores to continue selling Juul flavoured e-cigarette pods


The Healthy Debate

The Rounds Table: Rivaroxaban in Preventing Thrombosis in Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome and in Cancer


The Hill Times

Opinion: Health care is next in the war for your data


CMAJ News

For many millennials, primary care system outdated and inconvenient

Children are sleeping less than ever before due to overscheduled and glued to screens


Canada NewsWire

New Online Program Helping Healthcare Professionals Respond to Opioid Crisis


La Presse

Brossard : Tentative de combler 700 postes du secteur de la santé dans un centre commercial

Deux syndicats de la santé et des services sociaux unissent leurs forces

L’étude comparative sur la rémunération des spécialistes aura lieu plus tôt


Le Devoir

Hôpital du Saint-Sacrement : Transfert des soins psychiatriques dans le milieu communautaire


Le Journal de Montréal

Bouchons défectueux sur des flacons d’acétaminophène pour enfants

CHU Sainte-Justine : Rassurer les parents face à la prématurité

Le nombre de désaffiliations de la RAMQ a doublé en 5 ans


Ici Radio-Canada

Jeûner pour traiter le diabète?

Incidence du carcinome basocellulaire : Le message d’éviter les rayons UV ne semble pas passer

Une pédiatre dénonce l’industrie du « sucre » comme étant à l’origine de l’obésité infantile

Injection expérimentale de cellules souches modifiées pour traiter le Parkinson

Saskatchewan : Mise en place d’une ligne téléphonique de renseignements sur l’aide à mourir

Winnipeg : Une équipe mobile analyse les drogues illicites pour prévenir les surdoses

Étude revendiquée sur les nombreux cancers du sein chez des agentes des douanes à Windsor 

Amqui : L’hôpital agit face aux critiques sur le manque de formation au service de triage

Île-du-Prince-Édouard : Les dossiers sur les adoptions désormais accessibles
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