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Did you know that physiotherapy and exercise don’t only help with bad backs and broken limbs, but also with managing serious diseases like cancer and heart conditions?

And research shows that physical activity reduces the risk of more than 25 chronic conditions, from hypertension to diabetes. Inactivity is responsible for half of people’s decline in […]

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“Use it or lose it.” I’m sure you’re familiar with this advice. And I hope you’ve been following it. I certainly thought I was. I usually do two physical activities a day, alternating among walking, cycling and swimming. I do floor exercises for my back daily, walk up and down many stairs and tackle myriad […]

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You finally did it! You got a gym membership. If you’re pumped to get started, but a little nervous at the same time, don’t sweat it. Almost everyone is a little bewildered when they first enter a gym. Where do you even start?

The key is not to try to do everything at first, says […]

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Barbara Ehrenreich, popular author and self-described mythbuster, has written about how, having reached her mid-70s, she has lived long enough and now forgoes regular medical exams. And Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a 60-year-old oncologist and bioethicist, argues that we might all be better off, himself included,  Read More...

I have what may be the most common disease among middle-aged and older adults: osteoarthritis. But unlike many similarly afflicted, I don’t take it lying down. And neither should you.

In fact, you and your doctor should be paying more attention to it even before it happens, because if you live long enough, it […]

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“All cell therapies are considered drugs,” a spokesperson for Health Canada told CBC News in an email. “This means that the distribution and use of these products would require authorization by Health Canada.”

 

Yet none of the stem cell injections being offered by private clinics have been approved by Health Canada.

Stem […]

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