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Childhood Concussions Also Occur Outside of Contact Sports

In my diving into the world of concussion I found early on, we don’t know what we think we know. It is obvious that there are many causes of concussions that do not involve playing sports. The following statement might

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Pediatrics

Health Benefits of Curcumin

Have you heard about this thing called curcumin? Curcumin is found in Turmeric which is a plant in the ginger family and used as a key ingredient in many Asian foods. What you might not have heard is that there

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

1 in 5 Patients who Opt for Lumbar Fusion Surgery will need a Second

According to a new study 1 in 5 patients who opt for lumbar fusion surgery will need a second within 4 years after their first. Do you know why we, as chiropractors, as well as the best surgeons in the

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Posted in Back Pain

Di-Obesity is an Epidemic in America

  There has been a dramatic increase in obesity and diabetes in America over the past 20 years. Enough of an increase to say Di-Obesity is an epidemic in America today. In 1997 19.1% of Americans were obese and 5.1%

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Wellness

Eating A Healthy Diet is Linked to A Low Risk for Hip Fracture

According to a new study eating a healthy diet is linked to a low risk for hip fracture in American women. Worldwide, there are an estimated 8.9 million osteoporosis related fractures each year. Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age

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Posted in Nutrition, Osteoporosis

There is a Strong Association Between Sugar and Alzheimer’s

I have to credit Dr. Mercola for this blog post, he had a recent post on this subject and I thought it interesting enough to write a shorter post on it here. A new study provided further evidence showing there

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

Food Quality More Important than Food Quantity in Loosing Weight

How often have we been instructed on counting calories as the way to loose weight. The idea of loosing weight by eating fewer calories and increasing your physical activity makes sense. The problem is when you eat even smaller amounts

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition

Tylenol Use Alters Sex Hormones and May Cause Birth Defects

Today it is typically understood that when a woman is pregnant they should not take an NSAID such as Advil for pain because it has been found to increase the risks of miscarriage and malformations throughout pregnancy. Instead women are

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain

Taking Opioids Increases the Risks for a Serious Infection

By now we are all learning that opioids are not drugs to be taken lightly. There are potential serious negative health effects that come with taking these strong pain killers. They really only should be reserved for cancer related chronic

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Study Found an Association between consuming ultra-processed foods and cancer

  Hot off the presses published February 14, 2018, in the British Medical Journal, a study found an association between consuming ultra-processed foods and cancer. What is completely expected is that certain “experts” have already been hard at work bashing

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Posted in Nutrition

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