Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

june 18, 2019

The Globe and Mail

Opinion: The high cost of insulin in the United States is driving parents to Canada

Global News

Health Canada announces new labelling rules for drinkable cannabis products

Many children across the United States get hospitalized from swallowing beauty products

Ottawa launches the first national dementia strategy in Canada

Could Canada adopt the United Kingdom’s strategy to fight loneliness?

Some British Columbia researchers may have found the treatment to Type 2 diabetes

Close to four hundred Ontarians died from opioid-related causes last summer

CBC

The challenge to withdraw life-support in patients with severe brain injuries

The world’s population is growing at a slower pace and is set to hit 9.7 billion by 2050

Doctors warn parents about the importance of drug safekeeping at homes

CTV

Over a hundred children’s lives claimed in India from an encephalitis outbreak

Shoppers Drug Mart makes a move to set standards for its medical cannabis products

San Francisco explores banning electronic cigarettes to stop youth vaping

Better awareness needed around digital health, safety and conduct among teenagers

Free essential hygiene products now available in various facilities in Victoria, British Columbia

National Post

Opinion around Canada’s existing pharmacare system

The United Nations High Commissioner requests compensation for the families of the MMIWG

Canadian doctors ask for the U.K.’s full genetic work-up program for seriously ill children

Toronto Star

Not disclosing one’s HIV status to their partners is a criminal offence

Decoding the difference between alternative milk

How insulin, a fibre-boosting ingredient can cause digestive discomfort

Folio

Alberta researchers develop an assessment toolkit to understand how seniors can cope with dementia

La Presse

É.-U.: Des produits de soins personnels à l’origine de visites à l’urgence de 12 enfants par jour

Injection de 50 millions $ du gouvernement fédéral pour prévenir la démence

Le Devoir

High Level en Alberta : Les incendies de forêt pourraient entraîner d’autres évacuations

Étude sur un génocide possible des Acadiens durant la déportation

Le Journal de Montréal

12 millions $ investis par la Caisse de dépôt dans la firme privée de télémédecine Dialogue 

Bas-Saint-Laurent : Manque de personnel hospitalier prévu cet été

Lancement par Ottawa d’un plan d’action national de prévention de la démence

L’actualité

Conventions collectives : Amorce des consultations avec les infirmières

Ici Radio-Canada

Ontario : Le nombre de décès par surdoses aux opioïdes diminue légèrement

Reproduction en laboratoire de tissu adipeux humain

Antibiotiques de longue durée contre la maladie de Lyme : Pour ou contre?


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