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In a recent Mayo Clinic study, researchers determined that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. Twenty percent of U.S. patients were also found to be on five or more prescription medications. When it comes to health, Americans aren’t as free [...]

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A grassroots campaign by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) seeks to enact federal legislation to benefit Medicare recipients. This initiative centers around the current Medicare system which pays only for manual adjustments of the spine. Medicare recipients are required to pay out of pocket for the required exam in order to receive reimburseable chiropractic care. [...]

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There is a long list of lifestyle changes you can make to get healthier this year. Improving your diet, drinking more water, getting more exercise, building lean muscle, regular chiropractic care, stretching often, doing meditation – the list goes on and on. But probably at the top of the list would be quitting smoking. The [...]

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Snow Shoveling Season It’s that time of year again when we break out our shovels and attack our driveways and sidewalks.  Freshly fallen snow is beautiful but brings with it a fair amount of work. To be sure, shoveling is one of those necessary evils – but it also comes with various risks. Few recognize the potential dangers [...]

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Chiropractic’s non-drug approach is particularly relevant today in light of the rampant overuse and abuse of prescription opioid medications. Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are experts in the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal problems and their natural approach can eliminate or reduce the need for drugs and surgery in some cases. The U.S. military is now investigating chiropractic [...]

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Text Neck Epidemic Texting and your Neck As mentioned in this video – texting/smart phones, mobile devices and other technology are not going away anytime soon. So awareness is a key first step. Being conscious of posture and ergonomics is crucial to avoid the symptoms of text neck. The detrimental effects including “old person’s hump” [...]

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A recent study highlights a potential benefit of fish oil in reducing fat cell size. Researchers studied the effect of adding an omega-3 fat to the diet of mice and observing the effects. They wanted to determine if there was a beneficial effect in regards to the adipose (fat) tissue in these animals (1). As you [...]

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Are you Sleeping on the Right Pillow? Our best selling orthopedic pillow, the Tri-Core, is prized for its effectiveness in helping maintain an aligned spine and supporting the neck in its natural position to help relieve headaches, neck pain for side and back sleepers alike. Its patented overall design: a unique trapezoid center and two neck [...]

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Weight-Loss Simplified If you’ve ever tried to lose weight – you’ve likely heard it broken down into two primary factors.  Eating less and exercising more.  Or, put another way – consuming fewer calories or increasing the number of calories burned. Many people argue over which variable is more important. In an article in the NY Times, Aaron Carroll [...]

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When To See The Doctor A common issue in adulthood is keeping up with the regular appointments possibly necessary to monitor and maintain your health. Our friends over at Fix.com created a nice infographic for your review. It details the many different avenues of healthcare and when you should each respective practitioner. Of course it [...]

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