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Driving Safety (National Safety Month)

Continuing with National Safety Month for June, we are turning our attention to driving safety. Operating a motor vehicle is a huge responsibility, yet it is something that most of us do on a daily basis without even thinking about it. Not only is it important to keep your eyes on the road and obey […]

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Medication Safety (National Safety Month)

June is national safety month, and we want to make sure that our clients stay as healthy and happy as possible! That’s why throughout the entire month, we will be posting a series of articles promoting health and safety! Our first topic is a big one – medication safety. As chiropractors, we do our best […]

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NEARLY ALL HIP FRACTURE SUFFERERS HAVE LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS

Vitamin D deficiency is a major factor in osteoporosis-related hip fractures, say scientists in Scotland Specifically, out of 548 patients age 60 and older with hip fractures, 97.8% had lower than normal vitamin D levels. In a quarter of all cases, levels were so low they were “effectively unrecordable.” Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion […]

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REVIEW STUDY FINDS FUTURE LOOKS GOOD FOR CHIROPRACTIC

A new analysis reviews the history of chiropractic — as well as its current state and projected future. The researchers explain that “spinal manipulation has been used for its therapeutic effects for at least 2500 years. Chiropractic as we know it today began a century ago in a simplistic manner but has developed into to […]

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FACTORS INFLUENCING WHIPLASH OUTCOME

Eight specific prognostic factors are associated with poor outcome from whiplash associated disorder (WAD). These findings are from an analysis of 2,185 patients with acute or subacute WAD presenting to 48 rehabilitation clinics in 6 Canadian provinces. Specifically, the factors associated with a negative outcome are: 1) older age, 2) female gender, 3) increasing lag […]

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NEW AAN GUIDELINE: TENS NO GOOD FOR CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN

A new guideline issued by the American Academy of Neurology finds that transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) is not recommended to treat chronic low-back pain (LBP). Researchers reviewed data on the use of TENS for LBP lasting more than three months. The analysis did not include studies on acute back pain. “The strongest evidence showed […]

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ALMOST ALL HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS MAY BE SLEEP-DEPRIVED ALMOST ALL HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS MAY BE SLEEP-DEPRIVED

A mere 8% of high school students get adequate sleep on school nights, according to a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, which surveyed 12,000 students in grades 9 through 12. The authors found that 10% of adolescents sleep only five hours and 23% sleep only six hours on an average school night. More […]

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AUTISM RATES CONTINUE TO RISEAUTISM RATES CONTINUE TO RISE

One in 110 American 8-year-olds has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 57% jump in four years. “This is a dramatic increase in the number of kids classified as autistic or documented on the spectrum of similar disorders,” explains study co-author Beverly Mulvihill, PhD. “It is not entirely clear what is causing the rise, but […]

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OBESITY COSTS 4.3 BILLION IN WORK ABSENTEEISM

Obesity and morbid obesity are associated with increased rates of work absenteeism, with estimated costs of $4.3 billion per year in the United States, reports a study in the December Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Led by John Cawley, PhD, the researchers used nationally representative health data to analyze the rates and costs of […]

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TOXIN TIED WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Australian researchers have discovered a toxin that plays a crucial role in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). “We found that all of the brains of dementia patients showed quinolinic acid neurotoxicity,” reveals study co-author Bruce Brew. “This acid kills nerve cells in the brain, leading to brain dysfunction and ultimately death.” “Quinolinic acid is […]

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