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Health insurer to add medical marijuana coverage option to benefits plans

Sun Life Financial Inc. is adding medical marijuana coverage as an option for its group benefits plans, signalling an insurance industry shift and growing acceptance of the drug that bodes well for Canada's burgeoning cannabis sector.

Study uncovers key protein linked with osteoarthritis in aging

A study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, in La Jolla, Calif., explains why the risk of osteoarthritis increases as we age and offers a potential avenue for developing new therapies to maintain healthy joints.

Feds paid extra $800M to cover vets' health insurance funding shortfall

The federal government is blaming an increase in the number of military personnel struggling with PTSD and other psychological trauma for a multimillion-dollar shortfall in a government-backed insurance program.
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Communicating with patients like it's 2018

Technology has revolutionized how we live, play and work. We don't think twice about using an app to make a restaurant reservation, tracking a parcel's expected delivery date on-line or chatting with an on-line agent to answer questions about a product we want to purchase. But when it comes to how health-care organizations communicate with patients, we are still practicing as if it's 1980. » Learn more

Massage Therapy Expo 2018

April 21-22, 2018
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Vaughan, ON
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5th International Fascia Research Congress

November 14-15, 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
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