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Looking ahead: millennials and long-term health - CCA

Looking ahead: millennials and long-term health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 17, 2016 Category: Blog, Healthcare

Who is the millennial? Generation Y? They are a group of persons born between the 1980’s and early 2000’s, and are generally characterized as digitally savvy, easily influenced and interested in the new and novel. They are well-connected and, often, technology can be central to the way they live, work and play. Yet, they may

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Misconceptions about chiropractic treatment - CCA

Misconceptions about chiropractic treatment

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 10, 2016 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog

In the past, we wrote about common myths regarding chiropractic treatment in an effort to have an ongoing discussion about the role of chiropractors in the healthcare team and services. We strive to be open and transparent about the information shared to help inform you – the public – on the care provided and benefits

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Fit-in-15 for heart health - CCA

Fit-in-15 for heart health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Feb 3, 2016 Category: Blog

February is Heart Month! As health advocates, we are focusing on the importance of cardiovascular health and want to ensure you have the resources available to help you stay active and make better lifestyle choices. It is estimated that 1.6 million Canadians are living with heart disease1. Focusing on five or more healthy behaviours such

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Heart Health – The importance of cardiovascular health - CCA

Heart Health – The importance of cardiovascular health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 27, 2016 Category: Blog

Having an understanding of your health as a whole is important. We stress the importance of having a healthy MSK system, and do our best to provide you with as much information and tips on how to achieve this. Part of having a healthy MSK system is in the steps you take towards maintaining and

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Health literacy – taking control of your health - CCA

Health literacy – taking control of your health

Author: CCA Staff Team Date: Jan 13, 2016 Category: Blog, Healthy Aging

What is health literacy? “The cognitive and social skills which determine the motivation and ability of individuals to gain access to, understand, and use information in ways which promote and maintain good health1” (WHO, 1998). Essentially, health literacy is our ability to understand and use information to make appropriate decisions about our health. Often in

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