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Breaking the cycle of sexual abuse of patients

Stories involving sexual abuse of patients by a health-care professional shine a light on what the provincial government believes are gaps in the legislation that allowed for some offences to go unpunished. That will soon change.

Grace period ends for anti-spam legislation

July 1st, 2017, marked the end of the three-year grace period of the Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), which came into effect July 1, 2014. This means that you now must ensure that your marketing communications methods are on the right side of this law. Failure to comply can result in significant fines.

N.B. premier to pitch pilot project on managing seniors

New Brunswick's premier says his province is ideally suited for a pilot project on how to manage an aging population.

B.C. funding rapid-access treatment to address overdose crisis

People on the front lines of British Columbia's opioid overdose crisis are applauding the government's announcement of more funding in an attempt to stem the death toll.

Editorial: Taking the high road

The impending legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Canada – which is expected to take effect by next summer – is causing anxiety among many in the health-care profession, and for good reason.
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Four divides of health care

In clinical practice, communication and trust between the registered massage therapist and her patient is crucial to a healthy relationship and partnership resulting in positive health outcomes for the patient. In her book, Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness, Dr. Rita Charon describes four different types of divide that contribute to the separation between RMT and patient, eroding the trusting bond needed for a successful health-promoting relationship. » Read more...

5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14-15, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
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