Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

August 15, 2018

The Globe and Mail

After seven fatal overdoses, Toronto police warn of dangerous narcotics

As Saudi medical graduates withdraw from duties ahead of Aug. 31 deadline, Canadian hospitals are left scrambling

Global News

How provinces plan to regulate marijuana

Experts say, Ontario’s decision to halt new overdose-prevention sites could ‘lead to more death’

Experimental Ebola treatment tested in Congo as deadly outbreak grows

Health minister says, more investment is being made into social media marijuana education to reach youth

CBC News

Although ‘Google Generation’ want more technology in health care, they still value personal touch

Shaken baby syndrome reduced by 35 per cent due to B.C. program teaching inconsolable crying in normal

Inside Ontario jails, opioid crisis is ‘magnified’ according to Guard’s union

CTV News

Children’s jackets recalled by Health Canada due to drawstring hazard

Proposed drug treatment facility in Winnipeg neighbourhood has groups clashing

Medical research devoted $378 million from federal government

National Post

Ontario Tories still incoherent on sex-ed and teachers are threatening to go rogue

Controversial ‘Cinderella surgery’, cosmetic footlift is becoming a trend for those tormented by their feet

Vancouver Sun

Air quality advisories prompted as wildfire smoke blankets B.C. and Alberta

Probe into E. coli contamination at Vancouver beaches by city health officers

Edmonton Journal

Health-record snooping victim’s want changes to Alberta’s prosecution limit

The Chronicle Herald

The possible departure of 59 Saudi medical residents has N.S. hospitals preparing

Health minister says, bedsore data not public yet

The Winnipeg Free Press

Call for stricter controls on pill presses to fight opioids by Police chiefs

The Hamilton Spectator

Uncertainty for overdose prevention sites

Legalization of pot has Hamilton police preparing

Healthy Debate

Opinion: Technology takes us away from the bedside and the very ethos of medicine

The Hill Times

Opinion: Poverty, homelessness, inequality are just a few causes that might outweigh cheaper beer


Medical trainees still lacking in EHR access and training

Canada NewsWire

An investment of $378M in more than 400 research projects across Canada announced by the Minister of Health

La Presse

Pas question de renégocier la rémunération des médecins spécialistes si la CAQ est élue

Un PQ élu s’attaquerait au secteur de la santé et à la rémunération des médecins

Le Devoir

La FMSQ met Legault en garde s’il s’en prend à la rémunération

Le Journal de Montréal

Un enfant atteint d’un rare syndrome toujours vivant malgré un sombre pronostic

10% des Québécois manquent leur rendez-vous médical sans annuler

Protecteur du citoyen : Les soins sont adéquats au CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée

Ici Radio-Canada

Les applications mobiles au service du bien-être mental

Les effets des incendies de forêts sur la santé
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