All 46 people survive carbon monoxide leak at Winnipeg hotel
All 46 people who went to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at a Winnipeg motel on Tuesday have survived and most have been released, according to a city health official.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Analysis of fishing vessel capsizing causes and links to operator stability training - Davis B, Colbourne B, Molyneux D.
This study's... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Canadian pastors being arrested for preaching the Gospel while broadcasters remain free to exploit “drag” children to advance LGBT agenda
(Natural News) Western Leftists are continuing their all-out war against traditional values and Christianity, which began under the rubric of advancing gay and lesbian rights and has now advanced to advocating on behalf of “drag queens” and the LGBT agenda. Even if it involves the exploitation of children.  Leftists in Canada are fully engaged in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report details how patient 'seriously injured' psychiatrist
A Nova Scotia Labour Board report details employee concerns about violence, inadequate searches and 'a huge problem' with contraband entering the East Coast Forensic Hospital in Dartmouth, N.S. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Family doctors want term 'family medicine' protected legally
Family physicians are concerned that terminology associated with their profession — such as "family medicine" — could be misused by people who are not medical doctors, according to the results of an informal internal poll by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Feds to announce funding for unique veterans' home in Ottawa
The federal government will announce financial support for Canada's first home designed specifically for homeless veterans Tuesday, a month before construction is scheduled to start. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Feds announce funding for unique veterans' home in Ottawa
The federal government is paying more than half the cost of Canada's first home designed specifically for homeless veterans Tuesday, a month before construction is scheduled to start. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Smoke from Canadian fires drifts into United States
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Canada has been battling a very active and destructive fire season on multiple fronts this year. A warming climate, very dry environment, and more extreme weather including severe thunderstorms has led to massive wildfires throughout the country. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 9, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Spike in overdoses reportedly due to opioid-sedative mix that acts like 'date rape drug'
A new deadly cocktail has been showing up in Vancouver’s drug supply in recent weeks: fentanyl cut with benzodiazepines or benzos as they’re more commonly called. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Philips Supports New Document on the Use of MRI After a Heart Attack
The Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) has coordinated the first international consensus document providing guidelines on the conduct of MRI  studies after a heart attack in clinical trials or experimental models. The document, published this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, concludes that the main outcome parameter in studies assessing new treatments should be absolute infarct size: the percentage of the left ventricle that is irreversibly damaged. The recommended timing for MRI is between three and seven days after the heart attack. The...
Source: MDDI - July 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

CannTrust slumps after Health Canada finds unlicensed pot cultivation
CannTrust Holdings Inc's shares plunged 22% to a more than one-and-half-year low on Monday, after Health Canada found that the weed producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms and restricted the company from clearing its inventory. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Make-up artist left with agonizing margarita burn after hand-squeezing 10 limes
Amber Prepchuk, of Edmonton in Canada, brought ingredients to make cocktails for a weekend in a cabin by the lake with her girlfriends last month. The next day, she woke in agony. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Siemens wins Canadian license for Mammomat Revelation
Siemens Healthineers has received a license from Health Canada for the sale...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens launches remote coaching service for MRI Siemens adds AI to molecular imaging line at SNMMI Siemens, ASRT share Radcademy program Siemens brings mobile x-ray system to Canada FDA clears Siemens' mobile x-ray system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ontario pledges $28M to expand midwifery services
Ontario's Health Minister Christine Elliott has announced an additional $28 million this year for midwifery services across the province. The announcement was made Monday in St. Jacobs. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

Chiropractor fined $100,000 after spreading 'harmful' anti-vaccination myths online
Dr Dena Churchill was investigated by Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors in Canada who said she had shown no remorse for the spreading of unfounded anti-vaccination claims. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why 2 U.K. family doctors are choosing to call Halifax home
A couple from London, both family doctors, are packing up their lives and moving their two young children to Nova Scotia at the end of August. They say it's appealing to move to a place where family doctors are needed and appreciated. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

'Let's talk about it': Heart recipient wants more discussion around organ donation
Adam Delorey has lived with a chronic heart condition most of his life and wants people to talk more about organ donation in the lead up to Nova Scotia's Organ and Tissue Donation Act going in effect next year. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Investigation of pothole severity and maintenance methods in Canada through questionnaire survey - Biswas S, Hashemian L, Bayat A.
This paper investigates the severity of pothole problems, conducts a critical assessment of current maintenance practices, and identifies resources available for pothole repair based on the results from a questionnaire survey of six provincial transportati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces: does it vary by sex and environmental command? - Hajizadeh M, Aiken A, Cox C.
Using the Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces (n  = 43,440) we examined risk factors associated with the experience of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). We used logistic regression models to identify predictors o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quitting alcohol may improve mental well-being, health-related quality of life
(Joule Inc.) Quitting alcohol may improve health-related quality of life for women, especially their mental well-being, according to a study from Hong Kong published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Beware of the margarita burn: the unfortunate side effect of limes and sun
After making a round of margaritas by the lake, Amber Prepchuk said the next day she woke up with blisters so severe a doctor told her they were first degree burns. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Smoking cannabis 'doubles risk of pregnant women giving birth to their babies prematurely'
Canadian researchers have found that cannabis use during pregnancy is linked to a much higher possibility of a premature birth - putting the baby at serious risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'A mighty force has left us': CBC journalist and disabilities advocate Ing Wong-Ward dead at 46
Long-time CBC journalist and advocate for people with disabilities Ing Wong-Ward died Saturday from complications of colon cancer. She was 46 years old. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Canadian who helped design Ebola vaccine says there isn't enough to stop current outbreak in Congo
As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo nears the one-year mark, a Canadian scientist who helped design a vaccine for the deadly disease says there isn't enough of the precious preventive tool. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Sexual dysfunction in male Canadian armed forces members and veterans seeking mental health treatment - Richardson JD, Ketcheson F, King L, Forchuk CA, Hunt R, St Cyr K, Nazarov A, Shnaider P, McIntyre-Smith A, Elhai JD.
INTRODUCTION: There is mixed evidence regarding how posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom clusters are associated with sexual dysfunction (SD), and most studies to date have failed to account for potentially confounding variables. Our study sought t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Weed ban means no Rocky Mountain high for Canada's Calgary Stampede
Canada's Calgary Stampede, known as the country's biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis on its grounds in the first year that legislators made the drug legal across the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Wistar Institute finds its first Casper Wistar Fellow in Canada
The Wistar Institute has appointed its first Caspar Wistar Fellow. The honor went to Rahul Shinde, whose research is focused on the role specialized cells known as macrophages play as a front-line defense system for the body's immune system. Wistar established the Caspar Wistar Fellows Program to fast-track the most promising, early-career scientists and enable them to pursue "creative, out-of-the box biomedical research for the benefit of humanity." The Philadelphia institute said the program… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Sonendo raises another $17m for acoustic-based root canal treatment tech
Sonendo has brought in $17 million — its latest multimillion-dollar money raise as it expands marketing of its GentleWave system that uses acoustic energies to better clear out a tooth’s root canal system. The roughly $17 million matches the full amount that Laguna Hills, Calif.–based Sonendo was seeking to raise, according to a Form D the company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 1. The news comes about three months after Sonendo announced the Canada launch of GentleWave, with CEO Bjarne Bergheim touting increased demand for the procedure. GentleWave uses a combination of pro...
Source: Mass Device - July 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Dental Featured Funding Roundup Sonendo Source Type: news

'Too little, too late': B.C. government sued over delay providing $750K drug
A 21-year-old man is suing the B.C. government for its delay in providing an expensive drug that he claims could have saved him from permanent disability. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Americans with diabetes traveling to Canada for affordable insulin
The price of insulin is forcing some patients with diabetes to travel to Canada in order to buy more affordable insulin. One woman said even with insurance, she's paying more than $700 a month for the medicine she needs. Mireya Villarreal reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Planting a Trillion Trees May Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Study Says
(WASHINGTON) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And there’s enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there’s enough space for new trees to cover 3.5 million square miles (9 million square kilometers), they reported in Thursday’s journal Science. That area is roughly the size of the United States. The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 830 billion tons (750 billion metric tons) of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That&rsquo...
Source: TIME: Science - July 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Seth Borenstein / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime World Source Type: news

Spike in carfentanil deaths prompts warning from Ontario's chief medical officer of health
Carfentanil, a fentanyl analogue that has spread across the country over the last three years, is being blamed for 142 deaths in Ontario in the first four months of 2019. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Former chiropractor ordered to pay $100K related to anti-vaccine posts
Dena Churchill, a former Halifax-based chiropractor, has been ordered to pay her regulator $100,000 as part of a settlement agreement on charges of professional misconduct related to her sharing anti-vaccination views online. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Bill Blair says Ontario 'made excuses' instead of progress in pot store rollout
Ontario says it can't issue more than 50 new private cannabis store licences because there's not enough national supply, but Bill Blair, the federal minister of border security and organized crime reduction, says the province is just making excuses. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

Quebec man's broken promise to wear a condom was sexual assault, justice rules
A man who had unprotected sex after agreeing to wear a condom committed sexual assault because his behaviour invalidated his sexual partner's consent, an Ontario court has ruled. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Can safety bars protect ATV riders from deadly rollovers?
Safety experts in Canada and abroad say some quad deaths could be prevented with design improvements like roll bars. That idea has met stiff resistance from manufacturers and many riders. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

'I didn't have to do it alone': Short films document personal stories of addiction, mental health
Community members at the Alex Community Health Centre help Calgarians share their stories of resilience through filmmaking. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Cochrane in the Workplace - Quality Improvement
Cochrane does not make clinical recommendations, instead it provides unbiased and high-quality health evidence so that health decisions, policies, and clinical guidelines can be informed by the best available evidence. ‘Cochrane in the workplace’ series collects stories about how Cochrane evidence is being used in different workplace settings -such as  teachers,  guideline makers, and policy makers.This collection will look specially at how people working on quality improvements are using Cochrane evidence.Stephanie's story:Name:Stephanie Hylmar@stephylmarPosition:Project Lead, Health System Performan...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

The freshman 15 is real: Study says Canadian students' waistlines bulge in 1st year university
The so-called freshman 15, when students experience hefty weight gain during their first year of university, is real, according to a Canadian survey published Wednesday. And men typically pack on twice as many pounds as women. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

An Objective Walkability Index for Public Health and Planning in Peel Region, Ontario, Canada
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Bruce Linton out as co-CEO of Canopy Growth
Canopy Growth, a Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company, is looking for a new leader. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Lack of accessible toilets keeps disabled B.C. girl stuck inside
Amy Diaz loves swimming as much as any 10-year-old but she doesn’t go to pools very often. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Caravans of Americans are making their way to Canada to get insulin
Quinn Nystrom led a group of about 40 Americans who traveled in a 'caravan' of buses and cars across the Canadian border where a vial of insulin costs $27, compared to $340 in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Siemens launches remote coaching service for MRI
Siemens Healthineers has launched a remote coaching service for MRI, designed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens adds AI to molecular imaging line at SNMMI Siemens, ASRT share Radcademy program Siemens brings mobile x-ray system to Canada FDA clears Siemens' mobile x-ray system Gulmay Medical becomes Xstrahl (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 2, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Trump advisers pursue Democratic drug-price ideas as campaign looms
Top health official reverses his stance on importing drugs from Canada, but sharp differences remain. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yasmeen Abutaleb Source Type: news

Trump fixates on drug prices as campaign looms
Advisers explore once-taboo ideas like importing drugs from Canada and negotiating Medicare drug prices. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yasmeen Abutaleb Source Type: news

AED On The Fly
Drone Delivery Canada - Drone Delivery Canada has partnered with Peel Region Paramedics to pilot its proprietary drone delivery platform to enable rapid first responder technology via drone with the goal to reduce response time and potentially save lives.   (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - July 2, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Cardiac & Resuscitation Equipment Gear Source Type: news

AED On The Fly
Drone Delivery Canada - Drone Delivery Canada has partnered with Peel Region Paramedics to pilot its proprietary drone delivery platform to enable rapid first responder technology via drone with the goal to reduce response time and potentially save lives.   (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - July 2, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Cardiac & Resuscitation Equipment Gear Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cannabis Farming - the Billion-Dollar Industry
[This Day] As Nigerian authorities continue to live in self-denial about the booming local Indian hemp industry, other countries of the world have started to see the economic potential of this psychoactive drug. Last April, a Ugandan producer consummated deals to export $160 million worth of cannabis to pharmacy chains in Canada and Germany. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news