Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

August 21, 2018

The Globe and Mail

Opinion: Canadian medical students should be offered free tuition, here’s why

Opinion: In the senseless withdrawal of Saudi residents and fellows from Canadian hospitals, there are no winners

Recall for blood pressure medications expanded by Health Canada

As replacements are sought for Saudi trainees, Nova Scotia to face surgery delays

Lifestyle brands are advertising the benefits of cannabis for a range of wellness areas, including sex.


Global News

Canadian doctor says, Indigenous patients are still waiting for equity in health care

Study reveals that low-carb and high-carb diets are associated with early death

Measles cases spike in Europe, 37 dead


CBC News

Canada shouldn’t drop medical cannabis post-legalization according to patients, retailers and researchers

As wildfire smoke blankets South Coast, air quality plummets in Metro Vancouver

As province freezes funding, unsanctioned overdose prevention site opens in Parkdale

Is 'fat shaming' keeping people from getting the medical care they need?


CTV News

Rural ER closures is putting health at risk say Nova Scotians

The key to making ‘universal’ blood type could be provided by gut bacteria

Lyme disease, is it time to bring back the vaccine?


Toronto Star

Opioids crisis is imperative to address

Supply agreements with 26 licensed producers announced by Ontario Cannabis Store

Autism service dog training takes two years but not always allowed in public spaces

Restricting fast food drive-thrus could benefit public health according to study


Vancouver Sun

As B.C. wildfires air quality advisory becomes longest on record, medical issues surge

As deadline nears, doctors divided over cannabis legalization


The Star Phoenix

Eight months after creating of SHA, taking the pulse of health care


The Winnipeg Free Press

The first year of legal pot expected to cost Manitoba Health $7M says, civil service

880 people who went to London, ON, clinics may be affected by infection prevention lapses

Water leak shuts down Edmonton hospital’s emergency room and patients are redirected


The Hamilton Spectator

Cannabis, is it a wonder drug?


The Hill Times

Opinion: New Seniors Minister will be challenged by poverty and health care problems


CMAJ News

Lack of culture of innovation in Canadian health care


Ici Radio-Canada

Regard sur les techniques thérapeutiques axées sur la musique

En droit, peut-on annuler l’entente avec la FMSQ?

Psychostimulants : Pour le TDAH ou d’autres fins?


L’actualité

Nouvelle-Écosse : Délais plus longs en chirurgie en raison du départ de médecins saoudiens


Le Journal de Montréal

Un sondage révèle que 50 % des médecins sont contre la légalisation de la marijuana


La Presse

Étude sur la flambée de rougeole aux É.-U en 2013 : Facture salée pour la santé publique

Rentrée scolaire : Santé Canada rappelle aux étudiants les dangers des opioïdes
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