July 16, 2014 – Positive results presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 (AAIC 2014) in Copenhagen include data from a two-year clinical trial in Finland of a multi-component lifestyle intervention, known as the Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability (FINGER Study).
June 12, 2014 - A new study from Statistics Canada shows that young people have been tipping the scales in a big way in the past year - and it could be negatively affecting their health.
June 4, 2014 – According to a Digital Journal press release, recent studies suggest that vitamin D could be a safe, effective and inexpensive treatment for chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.
May 29, 2014 - According to a new study, more Canadians think they're doing well when it comes to nutrition.
May 6, 2014 - Ottawa resident Kathy Smart was always ill as a little girl until she was diagnosed with celiac disease at age 12 and began relearning what she could eat to alleviate her symptoms.
Feb. 11, 2014 — When most people think of sports-related concussions, hockey and football tend to first pop to mind because of their rough-and-tumble nature. But researchers say not enough attention has been paid to soccer, which carries its own unique risks of brain injury, especially from collisions related to heading and the long-term consequences of repetitively using the noggin to control the ball.
Ontario is moving forward to protect young people against skin cancer with the recent passage of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Aug. 27, 2013 — The Ontario government is bent on passing legislation that will prevent young people from using tanning beds by end of September. In a joint statement, Government House Leader John Milloy and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews announced it is pushing forward with Bill 30, or the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, and will file the necessary motions to ensure passage of the bill.
Two in five people are now being diagnosed with cancer.
April 25, Edmonton, AB – The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) remind RMTs that it’s not too late to register for its 23rd annual national conference and trade show in Banff, Alberta.
I would like to offer my review of a book that I think would be very useful for RMTs.
Sept. 15, Edmonton, AB – The CBC has reported that the city of Edmonton wishes to regulate its massage industry by establishing separate licensing categories for RMTs and workers in adult body rub shops.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT City of Edmonton to change massage regulations The CBC has reported that the city of Edmonton wishes to regulate its massage industry by establishing separate licensing categories for RMTs and workers in adult body rub shops.
Feb. 1, Edmonton, AB – The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NPHC) invite RMTs to attend Working with the Spine, NHPCs only conference in 2011.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT NHPC's annual national conference The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) invite RMTs to attend Working with the Spine, NHPC's only conference in 2011.
Oct. 15, 2010 – A new study in the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (JCAM) shows that massage therapy might have a physiological effect that benefits immune function.
Jan. 20, 2010 – There's a new breed of massage business offering a cheaper service. But here's the rub: Investigators have found that some may be violating laws that keep spa experiences safe and relaxing.
Jan. 4, 2010 – Many people are pledging to be more physically fit in 2010.
The benefits of massage therapy allow dancers of all ages and levels to reduce the chance of injury and minimize recovery time. This gives the dancers the opportunity to continue dancing as a hobby or to purse it as a professional career. These young tap dancers are from STAR-LITE DANCE STUDIO in Hamilton, Ontario.
Just like you can’t teach an old dog a new trick, you can’t always teach the client to roll over. As a client, I find the moment of ‘rolling over’ to be the worst moment of the massage.
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Massage therapy can reduce the cost of the national opioid crisisUse of massage therapy instead of opioid medication for conditions…
Trust in yourself: How RMTs can handle inappropriate behaviour from clientsYou can be a new graduate of a massage therapy…
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