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New Studies Place in Doubt Safety of Taking a Daily Aspirin

Published September 16, 2018, three new studies place in doubt safety of taking a daily aspirin for primary prevention. These studies were a part of the ASPREE trial, Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly trial. It was a large

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

Athletes With ADHD At Increased Risk Following Concussion

For the past year I have been very interested in studying concussion. I think there is a lot for us to learn about this topic and its affect on our athletes but also I believe as chiropractors we are positioned

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Wellness

Spinal Adjustments To Increase Strength

There is a chiropractic researcher who is doing some just awesome work in New Zealand to measure the affect spinal adjusting has on the human nervous system. Data from her most recent study finds promise that we may be able

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A Concern for Patients Taking A Prescription Blood Thinner

Results from the RE-LY study finds a concern for patients taking a prescription blood thinner. The RE-LY study is the Randomized Evaluation of Long Term Anticoagulant Therapy, as the name suggests a study on the long term affects of taking

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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Wellness

May is Perfect Posture Month

  May is Perfect Posture Month. Posture can have a large influence on our physical function and overall health. I have written a number of blog posts on posture over the years here laying out the evidence that supports how

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Strong Muscles Means Better Health

We have long been told that physical fitness is important for our health. Data from the famous Nurses Study long ago found that walking 30 min a day has a significant, positive, impact on our health. It is not hard

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Wellness

Mini-Concussions, No Impact on Brain Function?

I read this article and expected more in reality this study found something which may or may not be of any significance. There has been a lot of talk about how damaging hits to the head may be to an

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics, Wellness

Sitting is Bad for your Brain

There are more nerves sending information to your brain from your body than nerves sending information from your brain to your body. While your brain sends out a lot of signals to make movement happen there is far more input

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Wellness

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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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

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