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Daily Health Headlines

January 18, 2019

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ICES IN THE NEWS

The news report “Antibiotic can cause side effects in some patients” is based on the ICES study “Fluoroquinolones and collagen associated severe adverse events: a longitudinal cohort study”. The FDA has issued a warning: “FDA warns about increased risk of ruptures or tears in the aorta blood vessel with fluoroquinolone antibiotics in certain patients”.  

TORONTO STAR

A chance to cure America’s drug-price sickness

Skin-whitening products being banned for harmful effects

Province eyeing creation of ‘super health agency,’ sources say

Don’t harm Cancer Care Ontario while restructuring health agencies (opinion)

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Why standing up for yourself at work is worth it

When the gig economy becomes a public health issue (opinion)

Health-care data in the cloud? Early adopter took a giant leap, and it paid off

Scientists have unveiled a diet that will keep you healthy while saving the planet

Cape Breton’s Eskasoni First Nation in the midst of a mental-health, suicide crisis, chief says

CBC

UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

Gun violence takes a heavy toll on families of victims, says trauma surgeon

McGill science group takes aim at pharmacies for selling 'quack' flu remedy

Nunavut prepared for fentanyl, though confirmed cases of illegal use remain few

Virus affecting IT system at Health Sciences North impacting health care across the region

CTV

Barrie Police partner for mental health

Life in limbo: Leftover embryos vex U.S. clinics, couples

HSN's computer virus affecting 24 hospitals in north east

Student hoping to score scholarship while raising mental health awareness

Man hospitalized in Dublin after injecting himself with own semen to 'cure' back pain

GLOBAL

Evolution of child car seats: From straps and Tot-Guard to 5-point safety harness

More than half of food produced in Canada is wasted: ‘It would horrify our grandparents’

Lab-grown blood vessel breakthrough at UBC could affect diabetes, Alzheimer’s research

FINANCIAL POST

Doug Ford can end ‘hallway medicine’ by letting health-care providers actually compete

NEW YORK TIMES

Does Cannabis Use Cause Schizophrenia?

F.D.A. Panel Splits on Whether to Approve New Diabetes Drug

FORBES

Our Evolving Relationship With Artificial Intelligence And Health Care

Data Pirates: Patients And Scientist Battle To Liberate Genetic Testing Results

THE CONVERSATION

Canada’s new food guide: A fail on culture and sustainability?

How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet

Food is medicine: How US policy is shifting toward nutrition for better health

STAT

Health workers and security forces must collaborate, not collide (opinion)

NPR

Scientists Find Brain Cells That Make Pain Hurt

SECURITY CHECK

Be safe on the Internet (Checklist designed to improve your online Privacy and Security)

HELPNET SECURITY

Most Facebook users aren’t aware that Facebook tracks their interests

DARK READING

7 Privacy Mistakes That Keep Security Pros on Their Toes




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