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Daily Health Headlines

August 23, 2019

ICES IN THE NEWS

Country Living Isn’t as Sweet as It Seems (references ICES research and mentions senior core scientist Moira Kapral)

U of T researchers launch in-depth evaluation of strategies to curb 'hallway medicine' in Ontario (mentions ICES adjunct scientist Sara Guilcher)

TORONTO STAR

Ontario’s curriculum is bigger than one person (opinion)

Cutting low value health care is high value to Ontario (opinion)

7,000 Albertans potentially affected by privacy breach after doctor uses Gmail: AHS

From ear wax treatment to sinus scans: medical procedures to be delisted or restricted for a savings of $83 million

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Hundreds march to raise awareness about Ebola in Congo

Official says vaping-related lung disease yet to reach Canada

Canada commits $930-million to Global Fund fight against AIDS, other diseases

Toronto needs to stop blaming Doug Ford and get serious about saving (opinion)

CBC

Swimming not recommended at three Windsor-Essex beaches

Sudbury educators concerned about revised sex-ed curriculum

Ontario to scrap certain infertility tests, pre-op assessments to cut costs

National shortage of blood pressure drug shows safeguards are needed, doctors say

CTV

Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon

Fear mounting that changes to drug pricing in Canada could stifle innovation

GLOBAL

Healing through music (video)

Mental health tips for students (video)

Here’s how eating artificial preservatives can affect your health

Cannabis may undermine fertility treatment success, study warns

NEW YORK TIMES

In Cuba, a ‘Hidden’ Zika Outbreak

How Many Steps Should You Take a Day?

Exercise May Boost Mood for Women With Depression. Having a Coach May Help.

THE NATIONAL POST

Gender minority college students four times more likely to have mental health problems

THE CONVERSATION

Fitness trackers and eating disorders – is there a link?

Indigenous hunters are protecting animals, land and waterways

STAT

Gene editing to stop Lyme disease: caution is warranted (opinion)

Trump has made a priority of trying to lower drug prices. But many of his most ardent supporters don’t know it

NPR

The Invisible Children With Cancer

Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research

HELPNET SECURITY

Facebook phishing surges, Microsoft still most impersonated brand

MALWARE NEWS

BEC Attacks: How CEOs and Executives are Put at Risk

ZDNET

Employees connect nuclear plant to the internet so they can mine cryptocurrency

SECURING TOMORROW

19 Cloud Security Best Practices for 2019


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