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An addictions doctor in Saskatchewan says physicians need more help to treat people with chronic pain without prescribing them opioids.
WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government plans to poll residents about their marijuana consumption and what kind of rules they would like to see when recreational pot is legalized next year.
Solon, OH — Laser therapy device manufacturer Multi Radiance Medical (MRM) is continuing its association with Activator Methods International as a platinum sponsor of the upcoming Activator Methods Global Leadership Conference.
Ontarians who want to improve their health and personal finance skills can get points from popular consumer rewards programs for their efforts, paid for in part by the provincial government.
WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government plans to centralize management of ambulances, emergency rooms, labs and other health-care services, and said an unknown number of job cuts is to be expected as it makes the health-care system more sustainable.
VANCOUVER – An estimated 63,459 Canadians travelled abroad for medical care in 2016, up nearly 40 per cent over the previous year, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
OTTAWA – Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has appointed Dr. Theresa Tam as Canada's top doctor, the third person to head the Public Health Agency of Canada since its inception in 2004.
TORONTO – Almost one in every two Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and one in four Canadians will die from the disease, a new report by the Canadian Cancer Society predicts.
WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government has implemented a new funding formula that will see subsidies for chiropractic services cut by $4.8 million. This is part of the province's efforts to get back more than $250 million from health care alone.
EDMONTON – Alberta Health says 113 people died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl in the first three months of 2017.
VANCOUVER – Long wait times for surgery and medical treatment cost Canadians $1.7 billion – or $1,759 per patient – in lost wages and time last year, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute, a public policy think-tank.
REGINA - Close to 300 people gathered outside the Saskatchewan legislature on Friday to call for more mental health supports in the province.
Arlington, Va. – A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would improve the quality of America's health-care infrastructure by further integrating doctors of chiropractic (DCs) through the nation's official delivery and research networks, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Canadians are increasingly utilizing complementary and alternative medicine – such as chiropractic care, massage therapy, yoga and acupuncture – and they're using them more frequently, finds a new survey by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
Hayward, Calif. – Life Chiropractic College West (LCCW) has achieved regional accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior Commission of Universities and College (WSCUC).
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