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Auditor general finds Toronto’s health benefits management ripe for abuse, fraud

Toronto's auditor general has called on the city management to implement measures to ensure adequate controls and monitoring of benefit claims, after finding flaws in the city's oversight and benefit plan design which raise suspicions of or potential for abuse.

Obesity may lower pain threshold: study

An extra layer of fat won't provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.

Health Canada issues warning about ingredients in a skin care product

Canada’s federal health agency has issued a warning about a skin cream for babies and children that it says could pose "serious health risks."
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Inactive kids pose risk to their bone health

A new study has found teens who have a "couch potato" lifestyle risk having permanent negative effects on their bone health. Orthopedics Prof. Heather McKay of the University of British Columbia says about 36 per cent of the adult skeleton is developed during adolescence when growth spurts typically happen, and physical activity is critical for developing bone strength and density. » Read more...

Ontario CSMTA Educaton Conference and AGM

May 6-7, 2017
Location: ITC Kikkawa College, Toronto
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5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
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