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February 23, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Depression common during first 12 months after work-related injury: study
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Stakeholders’ feedback on proposed clinic regulation

The Ontario Clinic Regulation Working Group has released feedback and submissions from various stakeholders regarding the proposed regulation of health care clinics in Ontario. >> Read full article

PTSD legislation seeks quicker treatment for Ontario first responders

First responders with post-traumatic stress disorder will be able to get quicker and easier access to benefits and treatment under legislation introduced today. >> Read full article

Zika virus will be 'way down' before Rio hosts Olympics: WHO

The head of the World Health Organization's Zika response team is predicting that Brazil will host a "fantastic Olympics" and that the mosquito-borne virus will be "way down" by the time the Summer Games begin in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5. >> Read full article

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Depression

Depression common during first 12 months after work-related injury: study

Depressive symptoms are common in the first year after people have been injured at work, and the first six months appear to be particularly important to an injured worker's future mental health, a new study by Toronto-based Institute of Work and Health found. >> Learn More…

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Manual Therapy Conference

April 16-18, 2016
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2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference

May 12, 2016
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2016 NHPC National Conference

June 9-12, 2016
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