Carrie Bourassa is the new scientific director of the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health in Sudbury. She joins The Agenda to discuss her vision for how to address the wide gaps in health care that Indigenous people face.

Closing the Gap on Indigenous Health

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"Mixing energy drinks with alcohol could be a risky combination, leading to a greater risk of accidents and injuries".

Mixing alcohol and energy drinks 'may be a risky cocktail' - Health News...

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The Canadian Institutes of Health Research, in partnership with the International Development Research Centre, today announced the names of the three teams of Canadian scientists who will collaborate with Latin American and Caribbean researchers to study the Zika virus: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Shovelling snow has long been suspected of straining the heart.

Why heavy snowfall raises heart health warnings

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Government of Canada partners with Government of Alberta and Canadian Red Cross to fund 7 research projects focused on health impacts of Alberta wildfires.

Continuing to support recovery after the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires ...

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How the liver communicates with the brain in chronic disease.
#BrainAwarenessWeek

Decoding the brain-body communication system - CIHR

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A new approach to medical research in Canada lets patients help decide what gets studied, and how.

Trying to 'change the culture of medicine' by letting patients decide what gets researched

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CIHR is supporting research into the health impacts of bullying.

Bullying: We all have a role to play in stopping it! - CIHR

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Teen dating violence strong predictor of future domestic abuse: University of Calgary study.

Teen dating violence strong predictor of future domestic abuse:...

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Métis academic becomes Scientific Director at CIHR.

Métis academic becomes Scientific Director at CIHR

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A member of CIHR’s Governing Council, Dr. Nadine Caron, an Ojibway woman from Kamloops, British Columbia, is the first Indigenous woman to graduate with an MD from the University of British Columbia. #IWD2017

Dr. Nadine Caron – Aboriginal mentor and capacity builder - CIHR

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The world needs the talents of everyone – women, men, girls and boys – to truly reach its full potential. #EqualityMatters
Update from College Chairs to the Research Community

Update from College Chairs to the Research Community - CIHR

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Scientists identify parent-of-origin phenomenon in devastating form of muscular dystrophy

Scientists identify parent-of-origin phenomenon in devastating form of...

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Learn how Dr. Janet McElhaney’s “48/5” program is helping to improve care for hospitalized seniors: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Job opportunity: Scientific Director, Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

Scientific Director, Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis...

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Research into Indigenous dementia gets $1M boost

Research into Indigenous dementia gets $1M boost

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