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Pregnant women urged to reconsider using pain meds

October 1, 2012

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by Dr. James Bogash It is no secret that taking medications during pregnancy is risky. The dangers of pain relievers to a developing baby are well known. For years, the most widely recommended over-the-counter pain reliever has been Tylenol®. Newly published research suggests that as much as 7 percent of childhood asthma may be linked […]

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The mysteries of TMJ and what to do about it

September 21, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  Mention TMJ and almost everyone either knows someone who has the disorder, or they have it themselves. Despite the millions of people who suffer from TMJD (temporomandibular jaw disorder), there really is only educated speculation as to its causes. Even less is known about its cure. The temporomandibular joints are small, […]

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Screwing with your knee problems

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  OK, now that I have your attention, allow me to explain the phrase “screwing with your knee.” A number of different joints in your body are connected to other joints by muscles, tendons and ligaments for support and movement. These joints have different names, such as facets in the […]

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School can be a pain in the neck

August 30, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  Kids are back in school, and their backs and necks are feeling the pain. Heavy books, increased homework and lack of lockers require students to carry more weight on their backs than their growing bodies can endure. Today there are ways to lessen the burden of carrying practically everything but their […]

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Mass Vaccination

August 3, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — New epidemics have exploded around the world, but only in places where mass vaccination was or is practiced. These include AIDS, Gulf War syndrome, attention-deficit disorder, sudden infant death syndrome, increased violence, learning disorders, delayed development and perhaps the worst, autism. This article is a continuation of last issue’s vaccination […]

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Subluxation from the birthing process

July 31, 2012

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by Dr. Anthony Montoya —  The birthing process can be very traumatic for an infant, as the doctor pulls and twists the baby’s head and neck during delivery. As a result, the baby can experience a subluxation in the atlas, the first spinal bone in the neck. A subluxation is the misalignment of a spinal […]

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Pre-hab now to avoid re-hab later

July 18, 2012

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Dr. Stephen Brandon Now that the New Year’s celebrations have come and gone, most of us start to think about getting back in shape. This is a great idea, and our initiative should be commended. However, trying to start out performing at the highest level in the gym is not only unrealistic, but it may […]

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Americans look for alternative medicine

February 28, 2012

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by Anna Filipski —  According to a government report, Americans spent $33.9 billion, out-of-pocket, on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in 2007. CAM is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products such as herbal supplements, massage, yoga, chiropractic and acupuncture that are generally not considered to be part of conventional […]

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C1 subluxation and Blair Chiropractic

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Tony Montoya —  Health means being able to move and breathe without discomfort or pain. It does not necessarily mean that we are able to run marathons or become elite athletes. Health, as stated in the dictionary, simply means freedom of disease or ailment. We contract a disease or ailment because our immune […]

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Relief for chronic low back pain

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Bill Gallagher —  Chronic low back pain (LBP) costs the U.S. more than $100 billion annually. While chiropractors and their patients have long known that adjustments can help this condition, there is little research to support it. That changed on April 8, 2011, when research on the effectiveness of Directional Non-Force Technique® (DNFT) […]

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The hidden prankster and joker of low-back pain

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth Muhich —  Have you ever experienced back pain so severe that you had to crawl on your hands and knees to get to the bathroom because you could not stand up? Maybe after sitting at a computer or driving a long distance you were unable to get up without pain, making you […]

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Infertility — What most fertility specialists do not know

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Adrienne Frazer —  In about one-third of infertile couples, no specific cause for the inability to conceive is found. Also, even after the evaluation process, which in some cases involves uncomfortable procedures, you may not be reimbursed by many medical plans. So, before spending tens of thousands of dollars on each step in […]

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