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March 23, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: More Canadians seeking medical treatment abroad: Fraser Institute
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New study finds low risk of stroke after spinal manipulation

An analysis of Medicare claims data from older Americans who sought care for neck pain from chiropractors suggests that cervical spine manipulation is unlikely to cause stroke. This new study was published in the February 2015 edition of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. >> Read full article

More injured vets turning to marijuana for chronic pain

The number of injured Canadian soldiers using marijuana for medical purposes, such as chronic pain and post-traumatic stress, has soared over the past year. >> Read full article

Alberta returns to decentralized health care

Seven years after Alberta collapsed its health regions and centralized care in an attempt to save money and improve outcomes, it is moving back in the other direction. Premier Jim Prentice said Wednesday that decentralization of health care is the way to go, despite earlier decisions by previous Progressive Conservative governments. >> Read full article

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More Canadians seeking medical treatment abroad: Fraser Institute

Large numbers of Canadians continue to venture abroad to seek medical care, according to a new study released today by Vancouver-based Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. More than 52,000 Canadians left the country to receive non-emergency medical treatment in 2014, an increase of 26 per cent compared to the previous year. >> Learn More…

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Osteopathy for the Over 50s

Although textbooks on the subject of Osteopathy have been in print for over 100 years, there is little material specifically addressing the treatment of adults over the age of 50, in spite of the increase in this demographic group. >>Learn More

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Chiropractor Business Forum - West

April 25, 2015
Location: Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, SFU, Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

WFC’s 13th Biennial Congress/EU Convention

May 13 - 16, 2015
Location: Hilton Athens Hotel, Athens, Greece >> More Info

2015 Musculoskeletal Conference

May 29, 2015
Location: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville >> More Info

Canadian Chiropractor Business Forum (Toronto)

June 13, 2015
Location: McMaster Innovation Park, Hamilton, ON >> More Info