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February 5, 2019

Psychologists find that adults take girls' pain less seriously

The researchers attribute this downgrading of the pain of girls and/or upgrading of the pain of boys to culturally ingrained, and scientifically unproven, myths like "boys are more stoic" or "girls are more emotive."

Am I too sick to work?

Before packing up your tissues for the clinic, make an informed decision by asking yourself some simple questions.

Looking to choose a healthy post-workout snack? Decide early

You've just exercised for an hour, tracking the burned calories with a sense of satisfaction. Then comes a choice: munch on an apple or indulge in the chocolatey goodness of a brownie?

Can Massage Therapists Improve Relations with the Insurance Industry?

Our first podcast hits the airwaves next Monday, February 11th! Join us as we delve into the psyche of the profession, its mythology, biases and blind spots, while incorporating journalistic integrity with holistic human engagement. Informative, sometimes provocative, On the Table examines “what is?” and “what could be?” >> Read More

Muscle memory discovery ends 'use it or lose it' dogma

The old adage "use it or lose it" tells us: if you stop using your muscles, they'll shrink. Until recently, scientists thought this meant that nuclei -- the cell control centers that build and maintain muscle fibers -- are also lost to sloth. But according to a review published in Frontiers in Physiology, modern lab techniques now allow us to see that nuclei gained during training persist even when muscle cells shrink due to disuse or start to break down. » Learn more

Winnipeg Wellness Expo

Feb 15-17, 2019
Location: Winnipeg
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Calgary Wellness Expo

Mar 8-10, 2019
Location: Calgary
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