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Health Canada’s Statement on Opioids, Pain Management

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Ottawa – Chronic pain is defined as pain that persists longer than 3 months. One in five Canadians, or nearly 8 million people, live with chronic pain. When not effectively managed, pain can have significant negative impacts on many aspects of an individual’s life and on the lives of those around them. Opioid medications are sometimes prescribed by health professionals …

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Improving healthy living for priority populations in Hamilton

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Hamilton – Physical activity, eating healthier and tobacco cessation can help improve our health, well-being, and quality of life as well as reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases. It is important that everyone living in Canada, especially those who are socially and economically marginalized have the support needed to adopt and maintain healthy behaviours. Chad Collins, Member of Parliament …

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Ontario Training More Doctors as it Builds a More Resilient Health Care System

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BRAMPTON — The Ontario government is expanding medical school education as it continues to build a stronger, more resilient health care system, especially in growing and underserved communities. Ontario is adding 160 undergraduate seats and 295 postgraduate positions over the next five years, the largest expansion of undergraduate and postgraduate education in over 10 years. “As our province grows, our …