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Daily Health Headlines

October 11, 2019

TORONTO STAR

Ontario government earmarks $40M for more mental health workers in high schools

Is saturated fat bad for your heart? Canada’s Food Guide says so. Here’s what the science says

Diabetes medication may help prevent ovarian cancer: Canadian study

The heartbreaking realities of period poverty

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Christine Elliott hires special adviser to work with communities on Ontario public health merge

Zero-tolerance anti-bullying policies not working, say experts

Common medication to treat Type 2 diabetes could help prevent ovarian cancer, study suggests

CBC

Health Canada issues safety alert, prohibits the sale of some ethanol-fuelled firepots

What to do during the recall of prescription Zantac and other heartburn medications

Medical boarding homes 'over capacity' in Yellowknife and Edmonton

WHO says Congo's Ebola outbreak slowing but still entrenched in insecure areas

CTV

Cold or flu? Debunking the myths and staying healthy

U.S. vaping illnesses continue to rise, cause still a mystery

Montreal conference will put spotlight on hallucinogenic ayahuasca 

'There may be deaths': Dire no-deal Brexit warning from exiting U.K. medical officer 

Diabetes medication has potential to prevent ovarian cancer: Canadian study 

Eight-year-old girl gets personalized drug for rare disease after parents raise millions

GLOBAL

Toronto transplant research aims to salvage infected organs

Doctors and patients have very different views on how to treat obesity: report

New Brunswick’s only private abortion clinic set to close

NEW YORK TIMES

Scientists Designed a Drug for Just One Patient. Her Name Is Mila.

Health Officials Urge Caution in Reducing Opioids for Pain Patients

Vaping Illness Tracker: 1,299 Cases and 29 Deaths

These Women Say a Trusted Pediatrician Abused Them as Girls. Now They Plan to Sue.

FORBES

Decoding The Science Behind The 2019 Nobel Prize For Medicine

U.S. Health System Waste Hits $935 Billion A Year

THE NATIONAL POST

Science discovers we have an ‘inner salamander’ and can regrow cartilage in our joints

The biology of obesity: How our ancient brain conspires to make us overeat

The rise of 'psychobiotics'? 'Poop pills' and probiotics could be game changers for mental illness

THE CONVERSATION

Should I eat red meat? Confusing studies diminish trust in nutrition science

The latest medical assistance in dying decision needs to be appealed: Here’s why

Abortion in Canada: The election debates, the law and the reality

University student mental health care is at the tipping point

STAT

Men account for a small fraction of breast cancer cases. Their mortality rate has soared over women’s

A road map for including Latinos and African Americans in Alzheimer’s research

NPR

Don't Force Patients Off Opioids Abruptly, New Guidelines Say, Warning Of Severe Risks

Why U.S. Cities Are Banning New Fast-Food Drive-Throughs

A Patient Hopes Gene-Editing Can Help With Pain Of Sickle Cell Disease

IT WORLD CANADA

Hospital email hacked, and more on two-factor authentication

ZD NET

Ransomware gang uses iTunes zero-day

FINANCE FEEDS

Russia’s FinCERT receives over 300,000 notifications about cybersecurity incidents in one year.Main problem: Social Engineering


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