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May 28, 2019

High-intensity exercise may restore heart function in people with Type 2 diabetes

The study found that three months of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) improved heart function in adults with Type 2 diabetes, without any change in medications or diet.

Global burden of serious health-related suffering due to almost double by 2060

New research findings published in The Lancet Global Health show that the number of people dying with palliative care needs is set to almost double over the next four decades.

Doctors group survey suggests worries growing over paying boomers' health bills

A survey commissioned by the Canadian Medical Association indicates there is growing concern about how to pay for the care of aging baby boomers.
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Foundations of Massage, 3rd Edition

Foundations of Massage 3rd Edition is a comprehensive practical and theoretical foundation for all aspects of massage therapy. The book prepares students for clinical practice through the presentation of step by step techniques and treatments.

This revision of this Australian text for the practice of massage therapy includes new material on specialized application of massage, such as providing services for people with disabilities, working in aged care and providing services for people with chronic disease states and life challenging illnesses. >> Order now!
Mental Health Promotion

Exploring massage therapy’s role in mental health promotion

Craig Currah, a recreationist and case worker at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, says discussions about whether massage therapy can help manage mental health issues “should be prefaced with comparing and contrasting how we think about mental health versus mental illness.”
Everyone experiences mental health, “which can be affected by issues such as stress, anxiety, overall life satisfaction,” he says. “Wellness is an important contributor to mental health as it is to coping with issues around mental illness.”
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RMTAO Education Conference

Date: June 1, 2019
Location: Toronto
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RMTA 2019 Conference and AGM

Date: September 13-19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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