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Researchers at Boston Medical Center found that frequent, persistent back pain is associated with earlier death in a study of more than 8,000 older women who were followed for an average of 14 years.
Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study shows that the overall health of Canadians is good and is consistent with other similar countries, and people are living longer with diseases, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) 
An international team of scientists has completed the first 3D virtual reconstruction of the ribcage of the most complete Neanderthal skeleton unearthed to date, potentially shedding new light on how this ancient human moved and breathed.
A new study puts a fresh spin on what it means to "go with your gut."
Problematic substance use has a very real impact on the lives of Canadians, their families and communities. 
Neck and back pain sufferers in the U.S. who saw healthcare professionals in the past 12 months for this type of pain were most likely to seek care from a medical doctor (62%) or a chiropractor (53%), according to a recent Gallup poll. 
The mechanisms leading to osteoarthritis are not known.
ANN ARBOR—With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites.
In a survey-based study of 21,889 adults in Canada, severe and/or frequent physical abuse during childhood and frequent childhood exposure to intimate partner violence were linked with higher risks or arthritis during adulthood arthritis, even after controlling for a range of factors.
All chiropractors in the province have until Nov. 1 to remove all scientifically unsupported claims from their websites, social media sites and printed advertising, or face potential discipline, according to a report from CBC News. The CCBC recently sent out a notice to its members outlining the following:
Many patients who suffer from chronic back pain already have trouble sleeping and finding comfort at night. The fact that a poor mattress could be contributing even more to the discomfort interfering with a good night's sleep is a key piece of information that may be able to help patients find better sleep.
Scientists at the Krembil Research Institute have developed a novel therapeutic treatment that has the potential to stop knee and spine osteoarthritis in its tracks.
If you've ever tried to recall a recently learned phone number while using a treadmill workstation, you know it can be tough. That's because working memory isn't as efficient when using a treadmill workstation as when sitting or standing, a new University of Michigan study found.
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's NDP says the emergence of a new private Halifax clinic that aims to reduce the strain on the public health-care system is "deeply troubling."=
A new study from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education has found that starting aerobic exercise sooner rather than later after a diagnosed concussion contributes to a faster recovery and return to sport, school and work.

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