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Chiropractic critic Ryan Armstrong was surprised to see his tweets listed on the February agenda for a regular meeting of the College of Chiropractors of Ontario. Vik Adhopia is a senior reporter with the Health Unit at CBC News.


As climate change increases the risk to trees from severe storms, insects, diseases, drought and fire, a Rutgers University study highlights the need for improved safety in tree-care operations. According to findings published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine , workers employed by tree care experts and licensed arborists were more likely to receive health and safety training and to use personal protective equipment than those employed by companies that are not part of the professional arboriculture network.


The 18th annual Kidneys on the Move event took place at the Royal Colwood Golf Course at the beginning of March. The event is a legacy to Doug Hobbs, the late husband of Maureen Hobbs, director of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, B.C. and Yukon branch.


Obesity and its negative impacts on health - including metabolic syndrome, type-2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular complications - are a global pandemic . The worldwide incidence of obesity has more than doubled since 1980, and in 2014 more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight - and of these, 600 million were obese .


Many employers provide health benefits to their workers that go above and beyond the typical medical insurance. This may take the form of incentive programs for improving health, discounts on fitness centers, or employee assistance programs that provide various health-related services.


A GRANDFATHER from Bournemouth who is battling cancer will take part in a charity walk later this month to give something back to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Gordon Youngson, 66, was diagnosed with bladder cancer in November and will take part in the annual March for Men on Sunday, March 25, which takes place from Bournemouth Pier.


A generous gift of $2 million from the Hugo Charitable Trust has been given to the University of Auckland to conduct research into growth restriction in babies and to help those with Parkinson's disease. Maryanne Green, the eldest daughter of Irish philanthropist and businessman the late Hugh Green - known in Ireland as Hugo, founded the Hugo Charitable Trust last year to continue Hugh's philanthropic legacy and to give back to the people of New Zealand.


Rhett Tusken remembers that chiropractors were widely regarded with skepticism, especially by medical doctors, when he opened his Loveland practice 40 years ago.


A little rain was not going to stop a cancer support group from raising vital funds to help bring new facilities to cancer patients. The GO Girls!, who support women with gynaecological cancers, are hoping to reach their final A 50,000 target towards the Cancer Appeal at Dorset County Hospital .


Having clean, uncontaminated water to drink at home and on-the-go is one of the most essential components to keeping your family safe and healthy.


Mary Walsh says she needs gigantic font on the Teleprompter, but she hasn't let macular degeneration slow her down. At the age of 40, she was diagnosed with macular degeneration, meaning the vision in the centre of her left eye has deteriorated to near blindness.


There's a new warning about makeup. A watchdog group says it has found asbestos in several products, sold in a store targeted to teens and young girls.


The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors.


Move to shift responsibility from industry ministry to new agency will free the campaign 'from the shackles of tobacco industry interests' China is hoping that a change to its government structure will help the campaign to get some of the country's 350 million smokers to quit the habit. As part of a sweeping reshuffle, a new health commission will take over from the industry ministry as the government body responsible for tobacco control, implementing a set of international rules from the World Health Organisation.


Older women with breast cancer who live in United States territories are less likely than their peers in the continental U.S. to receive recommended care, a study suggests. "These findings are particularly relevant now, when we are considering how to best help the communities in territories that have been ravaged by hurricanes, and how to rebuild the healthcare infrastructure," Dr. Cary Gross of Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut told Reuters Health in an email.


In this March 1, 2018 photo, Rick Thompson, clockwise from bottom left, Keith Baskerville and Xavier Baskerville smoke marijuana while sitting in a booth in the smoking lounge at Barbary Coast Dispensary in San Francisco. San Francisco plans to issue more permits for marijuana smoking lounges this year after health officials finalize updated regulations.


Singer Dua Lipa has said she is "so upset" after being forced to pull out of performing as a support act for Bruno Mars on tour due to having to undergo immediate dental surgery. The 22-year-old pop star, who won two awards at the Brits last month, has been supporting the American singer on his 24K Magic World Tour since last year but had to miss Wednesday's show in Brisbane, Australia.


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