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Chiropractors have a huge role to play in successful aging among older adults, according to Dr. Cheryl Hawk, professor and director of clinical research at Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Mo. Dr. Hawk was a presenter at a recent symposium hosted by the Canadian Chiropractic Memorial College.
Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC) National Task Force, a unique team of health-care and exercise professionals representing medicine, physiotherapy, dietetics, kinesiology and psychology, is aiming to get physical activity and exercise into mainstream patient care, in an effort to prevent and manage chronic diseases, including diabetes.
For every overuse injury, the formula that caused the injury is fairly standard.
Sept. 10, 2013 – Organizations across Canada need to put in place graduated return-to-work strategies and other accommodations to help employees who return to work after being treated for depression, a new report from the Conference Board of Canada said.
The Latin phrase, “primum non nocere,” loosely translated as, “first, do no harm,” was introduced into modern health care by Worthington Hooker in his 1847 book, Physician and Patient.
Aug. 22, 2013 — A degenerative brain disease linked to repetitive brain injuries, such as concussions in athletes, may initially affect people in one of two major ways: dramatically altering their behaviour and mood or impairing memory and thinking abilities, a study suggests.
Aug. 21, 2013 — In the first year of mandatory reporting, Ontario hospitals disclosed that 36 patients had suffered severe adverse events — 10 of them fatal — because of medication errors. Those errors included patients being given an excess dose of a drug or given it too often; having the wrong drug administered; or experiencing an unanticipated adverse reaction to a medicine.
Aug. 15, 2013 — Twenty four communities in Alberta were the most recent beneficiaries of the Alberta government’s latest roll out of its Family Care Clinics (FCCs) initiative — which provides Albertans better access to primary health care — part of the province’s Building Alberta Plan.
{mosimage} Aug. 8, Toronto — London, Ont.-based research firm Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) has teamed up with Western University and Toronto-based Claron Technology to develop hardware and novel software modules to be integrated into an image-guided oncology therapy system that could potentially impact liver cancer treatment in developing countries. 
How many of you encounter a confused or resistant patient at your report of findings? If there was a way that you could examine a patient and have them want to start care on the spot, would you want to know about it? In the next two editions of Keys to Your Practice, we are going to take an in-depth look at performing an examination that is effective and leaves your patient with a clear sense of your purpose in offering care.
Orthotics are medical devices that correct improper foot mechanics.
Jan. 11, Toronto, Ont. – Hockey Canada, in consultation with the Hockey Canada Chief Medical Officer, and the HDCO Hockey Trainers Certification Program committee, has approved amendments adding chiropractors to the list of practitioners who can sign off on return to play for muscular and skeletal injuries.
"Success in life is the result of good judgment, good judgment is the result of experience, and experience is often times the result of bad judgment.”
The ongoing volatile seesaw market of the past few years has made it difficult for investors to navigate and effectively plan for their retirement.
There are few health issues that have received as much recent media attention as concussion injuries and post-concussive syndrome.

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