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Daily Health Headlines

June 26, 2019

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ICES IN THE NEWS

The news release “New study suggests same-day discharge after non-surgical heart procedure could save money and free up hospital beds” based on the study “Same-day discharge after elective percutaneous coronary interventions in Ontario, Canada” was covered by TCTMD.

The Annotated Body: 14 Healthy Head-to-Toe Tips (references ICES research)

TORONTO STAR

A threat to the quality of cancer care in Ontario (opinion)

Indigenous peoples are leading in protecting our land (opinion)

Climate change affecting health in New Brunswick, according to report

Ontario health report recommends more virtual visits, sharing ER wait times

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

To bolster health, would basic income — not pharmacare — make more sense? (opinion)

Ford health-care adviser pushes for digital solutions, ‘financial incentives’ to hallway medicine

CBC

Calgary doctor treats patient 35,000 feet in the sky

Multicultural counselling helps speed up immigrant integration in Calgary

Thunder Bay health unit warning of HIV outbreak in city's homeless population

FDA warns companies selling kratom products with opioid addiction cure claims

Possible Cambridge supervised consumption site could face opposition from MPP

CTV

French right-to-die case lands in top appeal court

Thinking of delaying fatherhood? Don't wait too long, study warns

Licence revoked for fertility doctor who used own sperm to inseminate patients

'Shocked' woman undergoes partial amputation after broken foot undiagnosed

Nearly one quarter of moms experience postpartum depression or anxiety: StatCan

Pancreatic cancer risk linked to weight, obesity in teens and early adulthood: Canadian study

GLOBAL

Reality check: Does drinking coffee really help with weight loss?

‘Disappointing’: Bill to improve support for jurors with PTSD won’t become law

Health Canada cracks down on vape retailers, considers health warning packaging for vape products

Health care advisory council report gives Ford government wide berth to move forward with agenda

NEW YORK TIMES

Could a Gut Bacteria Supplement Make Us Run Faster?

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines

THE NATIONAL POST

Yes, counting steps might make you healthier

Unproven stem cell therapies often peddled by doctors without training

STAT

Consumer genetic testing companies team up to lobby on privacy policy

5 burning questions about digital health and chronic disease management

NPR

San Francisco Bans Sales Of E-Cigarettes

HELPNET SECURITY

Every year, millions of web domains are registered to defraud businesses

DARK READING

Email Threats Continue to Grow as Attackers Evolve, Innovate

ZDNET

Malicious URL attacks using HTTPS surge across the enterprise

CANADIAN SECURITY MAG

Security is biggest IT priority for Canadian businesses, CDW Canada survey reveals



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