A wall in Shannon McEwen's east-end Toronto office is covered with framed thank-you notes from rock stars.
When Tony Finau rolled his foot celebrating a hole-in-one in the Par 3 contest at the Masters, golf fans cringed in horror as his leg popped out of the joint. They cringed again even more when he reached down and pushed it back into place.
Of the more than 38 million Americans who experience migraine headaches, 28 million are women. Compared to men, women also experience more frequent and severe migraines and don't respond as well to drug treatments. Findings from a new study conducted in rats reveal that females may be more susceptible to migraines and less responsive to treatment because of the way fluctuations in the hormone estrogen affect cells in the brain.
Australian scientists say they have edged closer to developing new pain relief medication from sea snails.
Despite the amount of resources dedicated to the treatment of low back pain, the amount of sufferers continue to increase. The Lancet has summarized the evidence for medical interventions in back pain, and found that the most-prescribed treatments for back pain consist of medication (both opioids and injections), imaging and surgery. The article expresses the need for prevention to be a priority, rather than focusing resources on treatment and management.
VICTORIA – A premium long viewed as a financial irritant in British Columbia that is paid by individuals and families for health care will be eliminated on Jan. 1, 2020.
EDMONTON – A new medical guideline suggests family doctors should think twice before prescribing medical marijuana to their patients.
OTTAWA – Health Canada is warning that test strips to detect the illicit opioid fentanyl in street drugs may not produce accurate results.
EDMONTON – It's cannabis day today at the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial health ministers in Edmonton.
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