Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

January 21, 2019

The Globe and Mail

Ruling requiring doctors to give referrals for services that clash with moral and religious beliefs challenged by group of Ontario doctors

Support plan for drug users modelled after HIV/AIDS strategy to launch in B.C.

Global News

Health minister announces Canada’s new food guide to be released Tuesday

Opinion:  Get more sleep instead of buying vitamins

CBC News

Family doctors guided on care for transgender teens

Scientists grow human blood vessels from stem cells in a dish

Opinion: Will price be a barrier to new cancer immunotherapy?

Feeling lonely could be affecting your physical health

Curious minds turn to CBD to treat range of ailments

Travel precautions persist for Zika-hit areas

Trauma surgeon says, gun violence takes a heavy toll on families of victims

U.S. doctors have a new opioid addiction treatment in their arsenal and it could be in Canada next

Opinion: The feds promised meaningful health care changes, but they keep bowing to industry pressure

CTV News

Is 'Blue Monday' really the most depressing day?

Meth crisis forcing grandparents to raise grandchildren

According to WHO, one of the top threats to global health is anti-vaccination views

A mission to prove Lyme disease can be passed to unborn child

Frailty has been pinpointed by research as risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Kids suffer headaches at tournament after CO builds up in Saskatchewan arena

National Post

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

Study finds, parents’ divorce is more damaging to adolescents than to younger children

Vancouver Sun

Canada's family doctors get guidance on treating youth with "gender dysphoria"

Opinion: What is the truth about the risks of marijuana?

The Star Phoenix

Researcher says, e-cigarettes less harmful than smokes, but may also endanger youth

Saskatchewan looking into online organ donor registry, but not opt-out plan

Montreal Gazette

Code Orange at the Montreal Children's Hospital meant all hands on deck

Is the key to a healthy weight as an adult an active childhood?

West Island flu clinics open to ease ER overcrowding

The Chronicle Herald

Opinion: Public perception of health care sags

Help for anxiety a click away with Tranquility Online

The Winnipeg Free Press

No plans to eliminate 'duty to report' for military sex misconduct

Citizens steam as boil water advisory in Prince Rupert, B.C., enters fifth week

Quebec government to make carbon monoxide detectors mandatory in schools

Opinion: Time to protect our kids from sugary foods and drinks

Due to Listeria risk, salmon nuggets distributed in Western Canada recalled

Lametti 'interested' but won't commit to changing assisted-dying law


Many doctors have distorted perceptions of the value of medical tests

The challenge of implementing a patient-centric EMR

Leave policies complicate the choice when starting a family during residency

La Presse

Principal syndicat des infirmières : Augmentation de 128% du nombre de griefs

Cannabis médical : Une erreur entre CBD et THC provoque une forte réaction 

La maladie pulmonaire obstructive chronique cause 2 fois plus de décès que le cancer du poumon

La RAMQ remboursera les traitements buccodentaires des enfants atteints de cancer

Le Devoir

Le recrutement de préposés dans les CHSLD ne répond pas aux besoins

Le secteur de la haute technologie compte tirer profit du vieillissement de la population

Le Journal de Montréal

La MPOC serait sous-diagnostiquée 

L’insomnie associée aux écrans et au rythme de vie accéléré

Le mouvement anti-vaccin parmi les 10 menaces pour la santé annoncées par l’OMS en 2019

Ici Radio-Canada

La testostérone comme contraception masculine? 

Notre âge biologique révélé par notre microbiome

La technologie à la rescousse dans la lutte contre les surdoses

London : La luminothérapie offerte aux usagers par une bibliothèque

Récit d’un don d’organes avant de recevoir l’aide médicale à mourir 

Réduction des soins à domicile faute d’investissements nouveaux

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