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Motorcycle crash injuries cost more to treat than car crash: study

Motorcyclists in Ontario are three times more likely to be injured in a collision than people in automobiles, 10 times more likely to suffer serious injuries and those injuries will cost more to treat, a new study suggests.

Editorial: The high road

According to the federal government’s timeline, by the summer of 2018 Canada would have legalized the use of recreational marijuana. This impending legalization is causing anxiety among certain sectors, including the health-care profession – and for good reason.

Sales soar for marijuana advent calendars as health experts issue warning

A Vancouver cannabis company is scrambling to keep up with a flood of orders for marijuana-filled advent calendars, but the novel take on a popular Christmas tradition has some health experts ringing alarm bells.

Opinion: Pondering prescriptions

I was horrified to see that 47 per cent of our profession is in favour of the move to expand the chiropractic scope of practice to include limited prescription rights. This is according to results from the recent Canadian Chiropractor Practice Trends Survey. As a practicing chiropractor for 36 years, I have never found a situation where my prescribing would have been of value to the patient.
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CFL commissioner says not enough evidence to link concussions and CTE

The CFL may have a new commissioner but the league's position on whether football head injuries are linked to brain disease hasn't changed: there isn't enough evidence to confirm the connection. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie, a former CFL offensive lineman who replaced Jeffrey Orridge at the helm earlier this year, delivered the message at Friday's annual state-of-the-league news conference more gently than his predecessor, but he maintained the stance that the science isn't convincing. » Read more...


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