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Why Eating with the Seasons Makes Good Sense

Posted on 12-18-2014

It’s true. The combination of industrial agriculture and efficient global logistics has made it possible for many American families to enjoy a wide variety of fruits and vegetables year rou...

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Chiropractic and the Art of ART

Posted on 12-16-2014

If you’ve already heard good things about Active Release Techniques® (ART), you’re not alone.  Over the past few years, growing numbers of physicians, therapists and trainers have...

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Why Better Nutrition Alone Won’t Stop the Obesity Epidemic

Posted on 12-10-2014

It’s no secret that many Americans’ eating habits have taken a turn for the worse over the past 20 years in terms of the quantity, quality and combination of foods we eat. A number of diet...

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Cold-Weather Risks to Your Health: What You Should Know

Posted on 12-08-2014

Last winter was a particularly tough one across much of North America, given the combination of the freakish "Polar Vortex" winds and snowstorms possibly brought about as a result of climate...

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Chiropractic Without the Sound Effects? Absolutely! A Close-Up on Low-Force Techniques

Posted on 12-04-2014

Is there really such a thing as a gentle, quiet spinal adjustment? Sure there is! A chiropractic physician is typically trained in a variety of techniques that can be used to safely and effectively...

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Occupational Hazard: Healthcare Workers and Musculoskeletal Injuries

Posted on 11-30-2014

When most people think of workers performing the most dangerous jobs, they naturally think of police officers, firefighters, military personnel, coal miners and commercial fishermen. However, few peop...

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The Psychology of Health Care: The “Placebo Effect” in Perspective

Posted on 11-26-2014

Originating in Latin, the word “placebo” is often translated into English as “I will please.” In healthcare, the word typically refers to any type of “fake” treatme...

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4 Best Exercises for Improved Posture

Posted on 11-24-2014

Let’s face it. Good posture isn’t exactly a high priority for many Americans. Like most things related to our health and wellness, we don’t notice it until it’s gone. Most o...

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Why Kids Don’t Feel Cold the Same Way Adults Do

Posted on 11-20-2014

As millions of moms and dads will attest, kids frequently balk at being bundled up in coats, hats, and gloves when they go outdoors in the winter. The children claim they’re just not cold, but p...

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The Benefits of Pregnancy Massage

Posted on 11-17-2014

As many mothers would tell you, pregnancy—while very often a joyous experience—can be incredibly uncomfortable at times. Backaches, a stiff neck, leg cramping, swelling and sore joints, pl...

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Biking and Back Pain: What You Can Do

Posted on 11-14-2014

Cycling is becoming more and more popular throughout the country, since it’s an inexpensive, environmentally-friendly way to get around and get great exercise at the same time. However, as with ...

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What's the Difference Between "Physical Rehabilitation" and "Physical Therapy"?

Posted on 11-10-2014

It’s a common and sensible enough question: “What exactly is the difference between physical rehabilitation and physical therapy?” And the answer is actually fairly simple: physical ...

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Why Having a Catch is Good for You at Any Age

Posted on 11-05-2014

Having a catch is a classic familial activity—the image of a father having a catch with his son or daughter often comes to mind—but there’s more to having a catch than parental bondi...

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Work Nights? What You Should Know (and Do) to Stay Healthy

Posted on 11-03-2014

Some people work the night shift because they prefer it; others simply take whatever shift they can get in order to pay the bills. Waiters and waitresses, security guards, and all-night plumbers as we...

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Thinking About Back Surgery? Better Think Twice!

Posted on 10-30-2014

Back pain is incredibly common—in fact, just about every adult in the United States has experienced back pain in some form or another, and it is one of the top complaints heard in doctors’...

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