WINNIPEG—First Nations doctors shared personal stories at a national a health summit to demonstrate how Indigenous patients still face racism and unequal access to treatment across the country.
Could increasing your physical activity or feeling more in control of your life be the secret to staying young? Employing these simple strategies may help older adults feel younger and that, in turn, could help improve their cognitive abilities, longevity and overall quality of life, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.
Even in areas with moderate-to-high levels of traffic pollution, regular physical activity reduced the risk of first and recurrent heart attack, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
A new genetic screen may predict a person's future risk of osteoporosis and bone fracture, according to a study by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
LOS ANGELES—Fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has found. The trackers, also known as wearable activity monitors, include commercial devices worn on the wrist that log a wearer's step counts, stairs climbed, calories, heart rate and sleep.
HALIFAX - A 52-year-old Nova Scotia man is facing several charges after two women came forward to say they were sexually assaulted at a wellness centre.
Although men with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are often prescribed different initial treatments compared with women with RA, there are no differences in response to treatment between the sexes, according to results published in The Journal of Rheumatology. | READ MORE
The Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba is calling for stronger regulation of the industry after a spike in the number of injury complaints by clients.
Why do people in Colorado exercise so much more than people in Mississippi?
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.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a mounting burden on health-care systems globally.
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CMTO releases practice resource for cannabisThe College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CTMO) has released…
Vitamin D levels in the blood linked to cardiorespiratory fitnessVitamin D levels in the blood are linked to cardiorespiratory…
Study finds tennis elbow treatments provide little to no benefitNewswise — BOSTON—The painful condition known as "tennis elbow" results…
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