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Soda Tax

Lots of news this week about a soda tax, both locally and world wide. If you live in the Chicagoland area it has been reported a once cent per ounce tax on soda (we call it pop in these parts),

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

What are you doing to Improve your health?

What are you doing to improve your health? This is a question we all need to be constantly asking and re-evaluating for ourselves. Many of the illness and death we see in the United States are from causes that are modifiable

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness

Freedom from Pain Month

  July is Freedom from Pain Month at Staker Chiropractic, that means there is an incredible opportunity for you or someone you know to discover the benefits of chiropractic care. For the month of July we are offering new and

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Diagnosing Scoliosis

There are many people who do not have a good grasp on what scoliosis, I see it all the time, a patient who was once told they have a scoliosis but upon examination I find none. Understanding the process of diagnosing

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics, Wellness

Get Your Vitamin D

WOW, we just had a great weekend for weather in the Chicago-land area which reminds me that it is time for my annual vitamin D reminder so here it is; be sure to GET YOUR VITAMIN D! If your check

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Risk for a Brain Bleed in Antidepressant Users

Antidepressants are a very commonly prescribed drug; approximately 1 in 10 Americans use it and in women aged 40-50 the rate is 1 in 4.  The number of people on antidepressants has skyrocketed over the past 10 years due to

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

July is Freedom from Pain Month at Staker Chiropractic

July is Freedom from Pain Month at Staker Chiropractic, that means there is an incredible opportunity for you or someone you know to discover the benefits of Chiropractic care. For the month of July we are offering new and former

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Wellness

Low Testosterone Associated with Low Bone Density

Building on our last post on testosterone researchers presenting at the American Urological Association (AUA) 2015 Annual Meeting presented a paper which found low testosterone associated with low bone density. Low testosterone is one of the more established risk factors for

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

Low Testosterone Associated with Low Vitamin D

I hear commercials for medication or natural remedies for low testosterone all the time so it is easy to believe this is all hype and no substance. In reality low testosterone is a real deal thing, it is common that

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June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

Sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society, June is scoliosis awareness month. The purpose of scoliosis awareness month is to highlight the growing need for education, early detection and awareness to the public about scoliosis and its prevalence within the community.

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Pediatrics, Wellness

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