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September 30, 2019

Why the way healthcare professionals measure patient pain might soon be changing

Measuring the threshold, tolerance and intensity of pain is useful, but these measures don’t address the complex nature of what pain feels like.

Our skulls are out-evolving us

A motley crew of scientists argue that our ever-shrinking skulls are wreaking havoc on our well-being.

Lift weight, not too much, most of the days

Have you ever tried to "grease the groove?"
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Business Talk: What gets measured gets improved

Five young business students from the McMaster University Business School approached me this past winter. Their objective was to analyze my practice business model, study the market for my services, outline the strengths and weaknesses of my business and offer objective solutions for improvement. When we assess the direction of our business practice on our own, I feel we limit ourselves from seeing our strengths, or accepting the areas that need improvement. The group of five used interesting metrics to audit my business, allowing me to ponder how to improve my practice continually. » Read more...