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September 24, 2019

Persistent headache or back pain ‘twice as likely’ in the presence of the other

Researchers found an association between having persistent low back pain and having persistent (chronic) headaches, with patients experiencing one typically being twice as likely to experience the other compared to people without either headaches or back pain. The association is also stronger for people affected by migraine.

Why older people have trouble healing broken bones

Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: even after they’ve healed, the bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture.

Exercise could slow withering effects of Alzheimer’s

Exercising several times a week may delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study that scientists say merits further research to establish whether fitness can affect the progression of dementia.
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Accreditation update: CMTBC offers to provide multi-year funding to CMTCA

They state: “The offer to fund CMTCA is based on conditions that CMTBC considers necessary to achieve a smooth transition of program accreditation from CMTBC – which has performed this function since 1995 – to CMTCA.” » Learn more