Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

August 22, 2019

The Globe and Mail

Cannabis retailers and industry experts criticize Ontario’s second selection of new licensed stores

Global News

More than half of older Canadians have hearing loss with the majority unaware of it, study

Spain issues an international health alert over an outbreak of listeria

Nigeria marks three years of endemic polio-free, other African countries to follow by early 2020

Ontario government releases its new health and physical curriculum

Microplastics found in drinking water pose no risk to human health, WHO report

CBC

Ottawa could be short of child-care funding in 2020 due to provincial changes

Ontario schools to develop a plan for some kids to skip parts of the new sex education curriculum

CTV

Canada tops other studied countries for having the most sodium in packaged food and drinks

The federal government includes feminine hygiene products to its subsidy program Nutrition North

A single use of an electronic cigarette can damage a person’s blood vessels, study

National Post

Autism has been over diagnosed, Montreal researcher suggests

Toronto Star

Ontario’s poverty reduction strategy hits its interim target set for 2020

Ontario government’s newly announced sex education curriculum criticized

Vancouver Sun

Women undergoing fertility treatment who use cannabis are more likely to have pregnancy failures

Edmonton Journal

Low levels of lead exposure in water is unacceptable for children, The Canadian Paediatric Society

La Presse

Encéphalomyélite myalgique : Investissement pour la création d’un groupe de recherche national

Le Devoir

Les critères diagnostiques de l’autisme de plus en plus flous

Le Journal de Montréal

Les protéines produites par le microbiote – Illustration infographique

Listeria : Rappel de deux marques de viande de poulet cuite

L’actualité

3 millions $ pour des entreprises socialement responsables dirigées par des jeunes

Bisphénol dans les reçus de caisse : L’industrie du commerce de détail encouragée à agir

Ontario : 42 entreprises autorisées à demander un permis de vente du cannabis

Ontario : Publication du programme d’éducation sexuelle substitut

Ici Radio-Canada

OMS : Risques minimes pour la santé posés actuellement par les microplastiques dans l’eau

Le stress chez la femme enceinte influencerait les gènes du bébé à naître

Révision de l’homologation d’un appareil thérapeutique pour les commotions cérébrales


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