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March 1, 2016
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Ontario to create clinic to help people with EDS, other rare diseases

Ontario will set up a new clinic to help diagnose and treat people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, or EDS, and it could expand to help patients with other rare diseases, Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced Monday. >> Read full article

What should be covered by our publicly funded health-care system?

All across Canada provincial governments are grappling with ever growing healthcare demands in the face of shrinking resources. Our enviable publicly funded health system is now well into a downward spiral of unenviable disrepair. As patients are becoming more knowledgeable about their own care, and as doctors develop a wider array of options available to treat diseases, the costs are increasing. >> Read full article

Going back to basics of patient care

We all learned what it means to be a professional. Looking at our own practice today, are we practising as professionals now? >> Read full article

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Study finds mind-body program improves chronic low-back pain in older adults

Mindfulness programs may help alleviate chronic low-back pain among older adults, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The study, involving 282 participants with an average age of 74 years, compared a mind-body program with a health education program in a single-blind, randomized clinical trial. >> Learn More…

 
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Manual Therapy Conference

April 16-18, 2016
Location: Anvil Centre, New Westminster, BC >> More Info

2016 International Massage Therapy Research Conference

May 12, 2016
Location: Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Wash. >> More Info

2016 NHPC National Conference

June 9-12, 2016
Location: The Westin Calgary, Calgary. >> More Info