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May 19, 2015
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New Ontario plan gives patients bigger say in their health care

Ontario has launched a plan that will give patients and their caregivers greater flexibility in choosing a provider, and how and when that provider delivers services. >> Read full article

Alberta launches website for palliative and end-of-life care

Albertans now have information about palliative care and end-of-life care at their fingertips with the launch of a new provincial online resource. The new website,, gathers evidence-based information for patients, families and health care providers. >> Read full article

Feeling ready for retirement

Canadians at all stages of their careers feel they are on track to meet their retirement goals. On average, six in 10 future Canadian retirees (62 per cent) reported they are comfortable that they are on track to achieve their retirement goals, according to the results of the most recent Scotiabank Investment Poll. >> Read full article

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Hip strengthening might ease pain of clogged leg arteries: study

Detailed gait analysis reveals that people with clogged leg arteries rely more on muscles in the back of the calf when they walk to compensate for weakness in certain hip muscles, according to a new study presented at the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology/Peripheral Vascular Disease Scientific Sessions 2015. >> 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