Tag Archives: Canadian

The first chiropractor was a Canadian who claimed he received a message from a ghost

Approximately 4.5 million Canadians visit a chiropractor each year to have their spines cracked, popped or adjusted. In addition to back pain, some chiropractors claim to fix an astonishing array of problems, including allergies, appendicitis, diabetes, ADHD, colic, crossed eyes, heart disease and, in babies, the “trauma” of passing through the birth canal. Some chiropractors… Read More »

‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »

‘Negligible’ risk of HIV transmission with a suppressed viral load, Canadian public health officials tell prosecutors

The potential for sexual HIV transmission when a person living with HIV adheres to antiretroviral therapy and maintains an undetectable viral load is ‘negligible’, says the Public Health Agency of Canada, in a review conducted for the country’s Department of Justice. Moreover, the risk of transmission is ‘low’ when a person living with HIV is… Read More »