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June 25, 2019

Millions of cardiovascular deaths attributed to not eating enough fruits and vegetables

The study estimated that roughly 1 in 7 cardiovascular deaths could be attributed to not eating enough fruit and 1 in 12 cardiovascular deaths could be attributed to not eating enough vegetables.

Multiple brain regions moderate and link depressive mood and pain

Depression is linked to diminished activity in parts of the brain believed to regulate mood, which previous research suggests may explain why depressed persons display an lessened ability to govern their ruminative thought process.

Touch biographies reveal transgenerational nature of touch

The way we feel about being touched -- and the way we touch others -- are shaped by our personal and generational affective history. Touch inequalities, too, are often transmitted through generations, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Tampere shows.
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The everyday athlete: Getting patients better, faster by modelling care after athletics

After becoming a medical manager for the Vancouver Olympic Committee (VANOC) from 2006-2010, Matt Furlot realized something: Patients could get better care if healthcare clinics would treat them just like the professional athletes using an interdisciplinary approach to treatment. In fact, the International Olympic/Paralympic stated the medical services the recognized Furlot and his team for delivering the best care out of any other Olympic games. It was this “interdisciplinary” idea that Legacies Health Centre was founded on in 2007. » Learn more

RMTA 2019 Conference and AGM

Date: September 13-19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Date: October 7, 2019
Location: Red Deer
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