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Daily Health Headlines

February 19, 2019

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TORONTO STAR

How Alberta students are shaping the future of transgender health care

Measles outbreaks show why ‘vaccine-hesitancy’ is a global health threat

The Ford government set for changes to the planning act, education and health care

Crop diversity declining as world’s large, industrial farms look more alike, researchers find

‘I was an impaired nurse’: Three nurses who battled addiction welcome dramatic shift in approach to discipline and treatment

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

The biggest health threat in 2019? Fear of vaccination (opinion)

Despite the tired narratives, chiropractic is backed by evidence (opinion)

Toronto condo owners asked for their dog’s DNA to solve poop problem

CBC

How farming can take a toll on mental health

Why health officials want you to walk like a penguin

'That discomfort is worth it': Why it's important to talk about sexual health

Federal interpreters suffer 'acoustic shock,' other concussion-like symptoms

Don't give opioid-based cough, cold medication to children, Health Canada warns

2-year FOI battle with Sudbury hospital yields rare look at medically assisted death

Privacy commissioner investigating security of patient health records at Alberta Health Services

Ban gummy bears and other kid-friendly cannabis edibles, says Toronto medical officer of health

CTV

Politicians, business experts call for end of Sidewalk Labs project

Ontario legislature resumes with focus on health, policing and autism

Women more likely to experience bad outcomes from aortic surgery: study

Eat Smart brand Sweet Kale Salad Bags recalled for possible Listeria contamination

GLOBAL

‘Zombie deer disease’ has spread to 2 provinces and 24 states

Health Canada seizes illegal eyewash from Richmond beauty bar

Measles outbreak in Philippines kills 136 as country grapples with vaccine hesitancy

‘When is help coming?’: Cat Lake First Nation considers evacuation 1 month after declaring crisis

NEW YORK TIMES

The Case Against Cough Medicine

Dialysis Is a Way of Life for Many Older Patients. Maybe It Shouldn’t Be

Embryo ‘Adoption’ Is Growing, but It’s Getting Tangled in the Abortion Debate

A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s Grandmother. A Sperm Bank Threatens to Sue

Having Anesthesia Once as a Baby Does Not Cause Learning Disabilities, New Research Shows

FORBES

Retirement: What To Do And What Not To Do

How Social Media Can Advance Cancer Research

AI: The Technology Penicillin Of The 21st Century

Facebook's Orwellian Privacy Stance Reminds Us Once Again That Our Data Is Its Data

The Big Data Revolution Will Be Sampled: How 'Big Data' Has Come To Mean 'Small Sampled Data'

THE NATIONAL POST

Art event on black barbershops blends hair history, health

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

At least 30 Canadians at risk of potentially deadly infection after weight loss surgery in Mexico

THE CONVERSATION

What we risk as humans if we allow gene-edited babies: a philosopher’s view

STAT

Move clinical trial data sharing from an option to an imperative (opinion)

NPR

Venezuela's Health Crisis Spills Over To Neighboring Countries

HELPNET SECURITY

Indicators of poor password hygiene exposed

HEALTH IT SECURITY

What’s at Stake with Healthcare IoT and Cloud? Unnecessary Risk

THE HACKER NEWS

WARNING – New Phishing Attack That Even Most Vigilant Users Could Fall For


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