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Understanding Medical Cannabis

February 13, 2016

Important Information Session for CARP Members on Medicinal Cannabis, Sat. February ...

Senior back pain

The CARP Poll Report: Pain Management

October 14, 2015

Key Findings   October 5, 2015: Three quarters of members suffer from some kind of muscular skeletal condition like ...

The Impact of Arthritis: Beyond the Pain

September 30, 2015

At some point in life most of us suffer from or know someone with back and/or joint pain due to arthritis. Although ...

Be Safe with Over-the-Counter Medications

January 28, 2015

Many of us share the misconception that over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are generally safe to use, because they are ...

Supreme Court to rule soon if assisted suicide is a human right

October 7, 2014

The Globe and Mail has published the following article on the state of right to die legislation in Canada as it ...

Ask the Doctor: On Two wheels, in Life and Death

September 22, 2014

This time I will depart from my regular way of telling stories on chronic pain matters, to pay tribute to a special ...

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Ask the Doctor: Aging, Quality of Life, and Pain

July 15, 2014

According to recent statistics the number of persons >60 in the world, will double from 756 to 1400 million by ...

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Aftermath

January 24, 2014

I'm a Boomer, old enough to break instead of bruise, and at that point where recovery from a simple bit of blunt ...

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Hot Wheels

January 8, 2014

I’m a Boomer, born just as North American automobiles blossomed from rounded modest post-war creatures into swooping ...

Who is asking me to write a prescription for medical marijuana?

November 1, 2013

I have always openly shared my personal experiences in pain matters with my readers, and even though medical ...