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Long Term Safety of Artificial Sweeteners for Children is Unclear

A recently published statement by the AAP has found that the long term safety of artificial sweeteners for children is unclear. The American Academy of Pediatricians says there is insufficient evidence about the long-term safety of artificial sweeteners in children

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition

Restless REM Sleep May Contribute to Mood Disorders

  A new study has found that restless REM sleep may contribute to mood disorders and anxiety. A team of Dutch investigators used functional MRI (fMRI) to scan the brains of participants who underwent a stressful experience,in this case, hearing

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Sleep Apnea Is Associated with Forward Head Posture

According to a 2016 study, sleep apnea is associated with forward head posture. I do a talk on sleep and every once in a while I like to look for relevant studies on sleep issues including sleep apnea. This study

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Chiropractic Care Is Helping To Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

The opioid crisis is in the news constantly. I have several posts here which discuss what is considered the unofficial genesis  of the problem as well as the various lawsuits and other news. A study I missed earlier this year

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Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Neck Pain

Massive Opioid Ruling

  This week in Oklahoma a judge ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay $572 million to the state for it’s role in the opioid crisis. The judge had found that Johnson & Johnson and it’s subsidiaries where guilty in fueling

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Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Neck Pain, Wellness

Drug With Digital Tracking Got FDA Approval?

I don’t know what is more troubling here, a drug with a digital tracking device or that the FDA approved it with limited evidence. In 2017 a drug with digital tracking got FDA approval to be sold to the public.

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New Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment for Children

  I was just reading about a new irritable bowel syndrome treatment for children and it got me thinking. Are children really having a problem with irritable bowel syndrome? While investigating this question I got down a deep hole in

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Pediatrics

Choose The Right Sun Protection This Summer

  I have written on this in the past but I again think it bears repeating that we need to choose the right sun protection this summer. There is a lot of info worth learning about sunscreen and protection from

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Link Between Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

Anticholinergic medications block the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the nervous system. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter, which means it is involved in the transmission of a signal through the nervous system. Anticholinergic drugs can block acetylcholine in three areas of our nervous

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Gluten-Free Diet May Ease Symptoms of Schizophrenia

A new study indicates that a gluten-free diet may ease symptoms of schizophrenia. This is seemingly an unbelievable connection between diet and mental health. It is something I have actually head of this before from a psychiatrist who treats her

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