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May 5, 2015
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New research probes patient-doctor communication on prescription drug abuse

New research from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirms several “disconnects” in the pain-related communication between health-care prescribers of prescription opiates and their patients. >> Read full article

Vancouver to hear from public on pot shops as federal government protests

Vancouver city council has decided to hold a public hearing on its proposal to regulate marijuana shops as the federal government made new demands for the controversial plan to be dropped. >> Read full article

Joint study: scientists use MRI to examine knuckle cracking

A team of crack researchers finally may have solved the mystery of knuckle-popping. In a study published recently, University of Alberta scientists describe how modern imaging technology has shed new light on the age-old riddle of why some joints crack when you pull them. >> Read full article

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Putting health care on the federal election agenda

A federal election could be called any time in the next few months, judging by the media coverage and the ramping up of political activity. Many issues have been crowding into the media headlines in anticipation of the election – but with a notable absence of any consideration of health care by our political parties. >> Learn More…

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2015 Musculoskeletal Conference

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

Functional Integrated Needling for Pain Management

July 25-27, 2015
Location: Toronto >> More Info

Massage Therapy Canada Business Forum

Sept. 12-13, 2015
Location: McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON >> More Info