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Tips for new mothers: pre- and postnatal care - CCA

Tips for new mothers: pre- and postnatal care

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Mar 23, 2016 Category: Blog

Expecting a baby is very exciting, but it takes a lot of effort and attention to ensure both the mother and baby are healthy. In this blog post we will outline some helpful tips for pre- and postnatal care. The information shared may help enhance or maintain your health during your pregnancy and delivery, and

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Common risks to women’s health - CCA

Common risks to women’s health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Mar 16, 2016 Category: Blog

For both women and men, lifestyle plays an important role in reducing risks for certain health conditions and improving overall well-being. However, women in particular are at increased risk for certain diseases and should pay attention to minimizing these risk factors. Learn more about what diseases may impact you or women in your family, and

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Are high heels worth the cost to your MSK system? - CCA

Are high heels worth the cost to your MSK system?

You may love the look of high heels. However, those sleek heels could cause you physical problems which may not be worth the extra style. In fact, it has been reported that 88% of women are wearing the wrong size shoes – often compromising comfort for style or availability. Unfortunately, compromising health for fashion can

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What would better MSK health mean for Canadians? - CCA

What would better MSK health mean for Canadians?

There is no denying the tremendous burden of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions on the lives of Canadians. A staggering 11 million Canadians suffer from at least one MSK condition every year1. Beyond the impact on the health and wellbeing of Canadians, MSK conditions are a major health issue that have a profound impact on Canada’s economic

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Patients as partners in healthcare - CCA

Patients as partners in healthcare

We rarely think of the role we want to play in our own healthcare until we find ourselves injured or in crisis – when in fact, we have a critical role to play as a partner in healthcare1. It can be particularly challenging when tasked with such a responsibility as you try to navigate the

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