HALIFAX – For Janet Glazebrook, having to beg a doctor to test her sister for hip fractures after waiting hours in a crowded emergency room helped determine her vote in Nova Scotia's May 30 election.
A new report has revealed that many patients living with inflammatory diseases lack the critical information necessary to be able to properly understand and evaluate their treatment options.
OTTAWA – The Trudeau government is being urged to make mental health a top priority as it negotiates a new health accord with the provinces and territories.
HAMILTON – If you're angry or upset, you might want to simmer down before heading out for an intense run or gym workout. A Canadian study ties heavy exertion while stressed or mad to a tripled risk of having a heart attack within an hour.
VANCOUVER – The Registered Massage Therapists' Association of B.C. (RMTBC) is taking advantage of the observance of Massage Therapy Month this October to update and educate the public on the benefits of massage therapy to physical and mental health, a press release from the RMTBC said.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation 2016 Stroke Report reveals an increasingly powerful relationship between stroke and dementia due in part to covert strokes Canadians don't realize are happening.
Two factors – metabolism and gut microbes – have been credited by researchers as key players in the fight against obesity. However, there is an ongoing debate about whether exercise or diet better promotes metabolism and healthy shifts in gut microbes, the microscopic organisms in the intestines that break down food and can contribute to decreased obesity.
When actor Will Smith plays a forensic pathologist who discovers neurological deterioration similar to Alzheimer's disease in the brain of a former NFL football player, the world pays attention.
There is growing evidence that high levels of intense exercise may be cardiotoxic and promote permanent structural changes in the heart, which can, in some individuals, predispose them to experience arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythm).
Wishing friends, family and clients a "Happy New Year" is all well and fine, but if you're serious about spreading cheer in the New Year, consider passing along more specific advice from a psychologist who studies the science of happiness at Washington University in St. Louis. There is no secret to happiness, but there is a science to it, says Tim Bono, a psychology lecturer in arts and sciences who teaches courses on happiness at the university.
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EXSTORE Functional Assessment and Soft-Tissue Treatment workshop
October 28-29, 2017