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Office Careers - Part 2

Part 2I’m adding a link to the second part of this story about Office Careers. I will say the workers comp legal community, myself included, have been raising concerns about Office Careers to the Department for years. 82 more words

Workers Compensation

Opioids & Benzodiazepines...a Bad Mix?

Opioids are used to manage pain and benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat a variety of different conditions including anxiety, muscle spasm, insomnia, and seizures.

There are certainly risks associated with combined use of an opioid and a benzodiazepine. 204 more words

Ontario will review 'financial oversight' made by WSIB

Ontario will be reviewing the agency that administers compensation for injured workers across the province, saying it wants to cut down on fraud and ensure the organization’s long-term sustainability. 314 more words

Canada

What Will Opioid Legislation do for Pharmacy and Opioid Risk Management?

In October 2018, Congress passed H.R.6, the “Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act” (also known as SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act). 212 more words

Sleeping With TMJ

We’ve talked TMJ/TMDs (temporomandibular joint disorder) before—from causes to symptoms to chiropractic care—but something that not a lot of people address? leeping with TMJ. When someone has a TMD, the joint that connects their lower and upper jaw is dysfunctional, resulting in facial pain and other discomforts. 503 more words

Chiropractic