OTTAWA—Canadians are proud of our publicly funded health care system, which is based on need and not on ability to pay. However, prescription drugs are not covered in a consistent way across the country, and too many Canadians cannot afford the medicines they need. A recent study found that almost one million Canadians reduced spending on food and heat in order to afford their medication.
HALIFAX—A storytelling, singing Sackville chiropractor is riding high on some recent successes that have landed her five award nominations for her country music.
Researching the reasons why runners injure themselves has mostly focused on the vertical forces that radiate up through the legs each time your foot hits the ground.
Youth baseball leagues often have fairly strict limits on how many innings pitchers can pitch, or how many pitches a player can throw. But for girls playing fast-pitch softball, such guidelines are rare. One reason is that softball pitchers throw underhand, a motion thought to stress the arm less than the overhand throws seen in baseball.
MUNICH—Freeletics has announced the findings of an inaugural new study about American fitness and wellness behaviors, examining how routine exercise impacts other aspects of daily life. Freeletics commissioned the survey with OnePoll to discover more about fitness and habits in the U.S. including the overall benefits of exercise, motivations and how those who exercise regularly perceive themselves.
VANCOUVER—Doctors and researchers are telling Canadian politicians there is little evidence that legalized marijuana posesa threat to public health and safety.
ANTIGONISH, N.S.—A 10-year study on cannabis use among Canadian youth has revealed some troubling findings.
In the past year since the commission was created, the province has opened thousands of new treatment spaces, established supervised consumption services and supported opioid awareness programs.
Researchers have shown that pain-induced changes in the rat brain’s opioid receptor system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain and may play a role in the depression that often accompanies it. These findings clearly show the impact of chronic pain on the brain and its relation to depression. The study, conducted by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and colleagues from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, was published in the journal Pain.
HALIFAX—A Halifax chiropractor is under investigation by her profession's provincial regulatory authority for social media and online posts questioning vaccination.
TORONTO—The Board of Directors of the Ontario Chiropractic Association (OCA) is pleased to welcome Caroline Brereton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective June 4, 2018.
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