Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

September 22, 2017

Toronto Star
Opinion: More tax changes are needed to improve Canadians’ health 

Global News
Debate over how federal tax changes affect self-employed continues, including incorporated physicians 
Nova Scotia government to cover cost of abortion pill for women, starting in November 

Globe and Mail
BC Women’s Hospital first in North America to keep newborns in intensive care with mothers 
Newfoundland and Labrador government introducing legislation to allow gender-neutral birth certificates

CBC News
Latest study shows benefit of regular exercise for reducing risk of premature death 
Federal health minister: Don’t make assumptions about people addicted to opioids 
Provincial funding helps accreditation efforts of University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine 

National Post
Health Canada’s revised food guide might move away from animal-based proteins 

Manitoulin Expositor
Ontario plan to reorganize provincial health units will have negative affect around the province 

Winnipeg Free Press
New Minister of Indigenous Services pledges improvements for Indigenous lives, including health care

Healthy Debate
Opinion: Lack of clarity between levels of government hinders improvements for Indigenous health care 

La Presse
Les infirmières praticiennes spécialisées devraient avoir plus de responsabilités selon Barrette 
Alzheimer : 91% des aidants naturels en faveur de l’aide à mourir en stade terminal 

Le Journal de Montréal
Salles d’opérations fermées faute d’infirmières au CUSM 

Ici Radio-Canada
Sommeil insuffisant ou de mauvaise qualité chez les adultes canadiens


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