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ISPA and CIDESCO Announce New Collaboration

The International SPA (ISPA) Association and CIDESCO, a beauty and spa therapy training organization, are collaborating to elevate and celebrate careers in the global spa industry. 

Website Hosting Scam Targeting ABMP Member Websites

ABMP members have recently shared more instances of receiving unsolicited "offers" from various web hosting companies that appear as invoices. This confusing “offer” is simply a ploy, and members should ignore these invoices.

Benefits of Manual Lymphatic Drainage for Lymphedema

A systematic review published in the August 2020 issue of Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice examined the effectiveness of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) therapy for those at risk of or living with lymphedema.

Study Shows Benefits of Foot Massage on Children with ADHD

A study published in the Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research investigated the effects of foot massage provided by a mother on the severity of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in children.

FSMTB 2020 Election Results

The 15th annual election of the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) was conducted online October 5–13, 2020.

Research Opportunity for Massage Therapists

Mica Rosenow, a doctoral student in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is seeking participant recruitment assistance for a research study examining the impact of massage on mood, emotions, and attitude during the COVID-19 pandemic.

GSN Planet Launches COVID-19 Sustainability Guide

GSN Planet (GSN) has launched a COVID-19 Sustainability Guide in response to the recent pandemic. The guide was written by GSN’s Sustainability Task Force and is available to the entire wellness industry.

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