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Breaking News: America’s Opioid Epidemic

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Chief Medical Correspondent’s Report: On March 29th, 2017 Dr. Marc Siegel discussed the dangerous effects stemming from the over-prescription of opioids. Siegel says that instead of referring patients to other medical professionals who can provide long-term care and solutions, primary care physicians turn to blanketing the problem with the use of these drugs. This is […]

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Pain-Relieving Drugs Are Not the Answer to Back Pain

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NSAIDs No Better Than Placebo for Spine Pain: An article published by Dynamic Chiropractic explains several studies done on the effectiveness of NSAIDs (or common pain-killers) for treating spinal pain. A group of 6,000 patients were studied, some were given pain killers and others who were given a placebo (or a sugar pill).   After observing the group, […]

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Breastfeeding Makes Your Baby Smarter

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Effects On Intelligence: There are many benefits from breastfeeding your children, and the list keeps growing.  A recent study published in the journal of pediatrics found that the more the child was breastfed in the first year of life, the higher the mental development at 14 months. Additional benefits previously noted from breastfeeding for babies […]

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Can Vitamin C Lower Heart Attack and Stroke Risk?

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An orange a day keeps the cardiologist away? A recent study by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine shows some interesting findings regarding vitamin C.  The study was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and shows that intake of large amounts of Vitamin C (500 mg) can lower blood pressure by as much […]

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Car Accident? Ouch! What should I do next?

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Injured in an Auto Accident? Every year thousands experience the unfortunate event of a motor vehicle crash.  Many also experience an accident that involves being struck while on a bicycle or while crossing the street.  Unfortunately some people lose their lives in these accidents, and that is a real tragedy.  For everyone else there are […]

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Are You Promoting Cancer With Your Diet?

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Food and Your Health I certainly like the way Dr. Seaman writes about nutrition.  In this article he concisely explains  to us that certain dietary habits will promote cancer. The skinny of it is that normal human cells that age should die and be replaced.  Certain cells do not die, but rather transform into cancerous […]

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Fatigue after a meal? Tips to increase your energy!

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Avoid That Post-Lunch Daze Read this article from Dr. David Seaman, DC about post meal-fatigue which involves involves the cytokine mechanisms described in his article.  Eat less, and see how quickly your post-meal fatigue disappears. As pro-inflammatory cytokines drive sleep and the acute-phase response, it is important to adopt the anti-inflammatory diet and supplement recommendations […]

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Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

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Proper Care of You and Your Child Chiropractic care is health maintenance of the spinal column, discs, related nerves and bone geometry without drugs or surgery. It involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned joints of the body, especially of the spine, which reduces spinal nerve stress and therefore promotes health throughout the body. […]

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Chiropractic Care for Back Pain: safe, effective, inexpensive

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Stop Suffering Through Your Back Pain Among people seeking back pain relief alternatives, most choose chiropractic treatment. About 22 million Americans visit doctors of chiropractic annually. Of these, 7.7 million, or 35%, are seeking relief from back pain from various causes, including accidents, sports injuries, and muscle strains. Other complaints include pain in the neck, […]