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Researchers investigate if chronic pain runs in the family

Can an increased risk of chronic pain be transmitted from parents to children? Several factors may contribute, including genetics, effects on early development, social learning and more, according to a report in the journal Pain, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain. >> Read full article

Alberta college seeks feedback on draft opioid prescribing rules

Alberta's medical regulator wants more stringent rules on how physicians prescribe opioid painkillers and other drugs to improve the safety of patients.The College of Physicians and Surgeons says next month it will send draft proposals for a standard of practice called ''Safe Prescribing'' to doctors, the provincial government and others, seeking feedback in the hope of approving it next March. >> Read full article

Nominations open for 2016 OCA Awards

The annual OCA Awards, spearheaded by the Ontario Chiropractic Association, celebrate members for their work in patient care, community engagement and more. Nominations are now open for 2016. >> Read full article

B.C.'s health minister says he won't seek re-election in May 2017

Health Minister Terry Lake says he won't be running in British Columbia's next election after a second term in politics. The member of the legislature for the Kamloops-North Thompson riding said the decision wasn't easy. >> Read full article

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Back-to-school backpack tips for healthier kids

Each fall as students return to school the number of books and notebooks seems to multiply. While parents may fear the mountain of homework each night, they should also be concerned about the damage that an improperly worn backpack is doing to their child's back. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

CMCC BackSwing 2016

September 15, 2016
Location: Bayview Golf & Country Club in Thornhill, Ontario >> More Info

Jayden's Joyride

September 18, 2016
Location: Oakville, Ont. >> More Info

Torque Release Technique Seminar

Oct 1-2, 2016
Location: Toronto >> More Info

Electro-Acupuncture Motor Point Clinical Treatment Workshop

April 29-30, 207
Location: Hamilton, Ont. >> More Info