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Massage therapy most popular CAM among Canadians: survey

More and more Canadians are using complementary and alternative medicines and therapies – such as massage therapy, yoga, acupuncture and chiropractic care – and they're using them more frequently, finds a new survey by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

Surgery may not offer benefit to tennis elbow patients: study

Surgical approaches to treating tennis elbow may not offer additional benefit to patients, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Diego. The study, a randomized, double-blinded clinical trial, explored patient responses to a common surgery aimed at repairing a damaged elbow, compared to a placebo procedure.

Mayors want national standard on overdose death data

Mayors from 13 cities across Canada are calling for a national standard on the collection and sharing of data on overdose deaths along with medical treatment for addiction.

Editorial: Matters of the mind

Mental illness is not always an easy conversation topic. The fact that one in five Canadians will personally experience a mental health issue in their lifetime does not make it any less uncomfortable or less stigmatizing. It does make it all the more real, however.
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Boxing, dancing therapy for Parkinson's

Shirley Jager has a wicked right hook and iridescent lime-green boxing gloves and shoes. She's 79 and has taken up boxing as part of her own personal title bout against the ravages of Parkinson's disease. » Read more...

Ontario CSMTA Educaton Conference and AGM

May 6-7, 2017
Location: ITC Kikkawa College, Toronto
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CCAA Acupuncture Conference

May 26-28, 2017
Location: Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. ON
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5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14, 2017
Location: Berlin, Germany
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