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Sept. 4, 2018

Back-to-school backpack tips

In the long-term, improperly wearing a backpack can cause pain in the hip, knee and back, and create poor postural habits that are difficult to break as children grow.

Older adults taking opioids at risk for toxicity or death

When most people think about opioid overdoses, it's typically a younger person that comes to mind. But it's often older Canadians who bear the brunt of detrimental effects related to the powerful narcotics.

Deaths from overdose and suicide outstrip those from diabetes in the U.S.

National initiatives, which tackle the common factors behind self-injury, are now needed to stem the rising tide of these preventable deaths, say the study authors.
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