Canada's growing wait times for health care may have contributed to the deaths of 44,273 Canadian women between 1993 and 2009, a new study released by the Fraser Institute has concluded. The study, The Effect of Wait Times on Mortality in Canada, examines the relationship between mortality rates and lengthy wait times for medically necessary care in Canada. As wait times between referral (from a general practitioner) and treatment increase, so does the rate of female mortality, the study found.
March 24, 2014 — With the number of seniors set to grow by five per cent this year, Alberta's Budget 2014 is increasing funding to programs designed to help seniors stay independent. Funding increases are targeted in a variety of areas, including home care, continuing care, supplementary benefits including optical and dental, and special needs assistance for people living on a low-income.
Feb. 12, 2014 — The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) has welcomed the strong leadership shown by the federal government on the issue of prescription drug abuse in its budget released yesterday. The 2014 Economic Action Plan commits $44.9 million over five years to expand the focus of the National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS) from illicit drugs to address prescription drug abuse.
Dr. Paul Poirier has brain cancer. The Cornwall, Ont., chiropractor has undergone four surgeries.
Adrenal fatigue, adrenal burnout, hypoadrenia, adrenal exhaustion, adrenal insufficiency –  whatever you want to call it – refers to lowered adrenal function or output.
My recent vacation inspired me to share with you some ideas I have learned about stepping away from your practice, and giving yourself some much-needed rest and recreation. 
As we, hopefully, move closer to a more integrative approach to understanding disease processes in our patients
It’s like being Spider-Man when you climb aboard a new exercise modality that’s getting people up the wall.
Oct. 15, Carmichael, CA.  – The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about chiropractic care, is pleased to celebrate National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM), a nationwide awareness campaign held each October sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).
In part 3 of our series on aging and longevity, we looked at health span and the genetic basis of extreme longevity.
In part 2, we looked at oxidation and glycation as key agents in aging and their relation to caloric restriction as a longevity-promoting strategy.
How far would you go to get your message of health and wellness across to others?
In the December 2011 issue of Canadian Chiropractor magazine, Part 1 of this article focused on the role of telomeres in aging
In a world that places such emphasis on defying the signs of aging with the help of botox
Jan. 23, Hoboken, NJ – How I Got My Wiggle Back – A Memoir of Healing is the personal story of Anthony Field, founder and costar of the world's most popular children's musical group, The Wiggles, and how chiropractic saved his career and, he says, his life.
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