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Public Health Conspiracy Theories Are Alive and Well in America Heres How to Protect Yourself

Posted on 08-28-2014

Most people love a good conspiracy theory, even if they don’t really believe it (or admit that they believe it). There’s a reason many of us are attracted to Tom Clancy novels and movies l...

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Chiropractic Care and Professional Baseball: The Philadelphia Phillies and Dr. Michael Tancredi

Posted on 08-26-2014

When it comes to helping elite athletes prevent and recover from injuries—as well as achieve peak performance—chiropractic care can offer many advantages. That’s why large numbers of...

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Kids’ Fitness: Stronger Muscles Now Signal Better Health Later

Posted on 08-20-2014

Preteens are often not the most "forward looking" of individuals. This is why they tend to focus on "here and now" goals—the ones with an immediate payoff—rather than o...

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Older Adults: Chiropractic Care Protects Your Spine—And Your Active Lifestyle

Posted on 08-18-2014

Older adults have long relied on chiropractic care to help keep them healthy and active. However, little scientific data has been gathered about the use of chiropractic by seniors, and few studies hav...

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Medically Unexplained Symptoms: They’re Real and Much More Common Than You Might Think

Posted on 08-13-2014

Have you ever visited your doctor with concerns about fatigue, back pain, headaches, dizziness, or heart palpitations only to be told that he or she couldn’t find any underlying medical cause fo...

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What Are “Upper and Lower Crossed Syndromes”?

Posted on 08-11-2014

Sitting at a desk for eight or nine hours isn’t unusual for a great many people—it’s just another day at the office. It’s part of what millions of American workers do to make a...

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Why Does Chronic Stress Tend to Cause Health Problems or Make Them Worse?

Posted on 08-07-2014

Many people in this modern day and age are extremely stressed out. That’s no surprise—they’re coping with a seemingly endless list of responsibilities that starts with work and famil...

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Muscle Imbalances Explained

Posted on 08-05-2014

If you’re not sure exactly what muscle imbalances are, don’t worry—you’re not alone. Many people who may actually suffer from muscle imbalances don’t know what they are e...

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Is Third-Hand Smoke a Real Health Threat?

Posted on 07-30-2014

When it comes to the dangers caused by the smoking of cigarettes, there seems to be a correlation between proximity and risk. Those at highest risk, of course, are those who smoke, and thus inhale fir...

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The Pros and Cons of Posture Aids

Posted on 07-28-2014

Posture aids (often called posture braces) are very common, temporary treatments for neck, shoulder, and back pain as well as neck, shoulder, and lower back injuries. Each affected or injured area has...

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Summer Water Safety for Kids

Posted on 07-24-2014

For lots of kids, there aren’t many activities in the summer that are more fun than swimming, whether it’s in a pool, lake, or ocean. And while it’s great exercise for your children ...

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Good Posture: The “800-Pound Gorilla” of Health and Wellness

Posted on 07-22-2014

Good posture isn’t exactly a high priority for many Americans. For millions of us, the number-one priority is working to provide for our families—and sitting all day at a desk is how we ac...

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Going to the Hospital? Here’s How to Protect Your Health While You’re There

Posted on 07-16-2014

Going to a hospital can prove dangerous to your health. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, 225,000 deaths per year are iatrogenic (attributable to doctors or healthcare prof...

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What Is a Hyperextension Injury?

Posted on 07-14-2014

Joints in the human body normally have a fixed range of motion that involves both flexion (for example, folding your arm to your shoulder to create a zero-degree angle at the elbow) and extension (ext...

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Fear or Phobia: What’s the Difference?

Posted on 07-10-2014

It’s normal to have fears. Fear is a useful emotion that keeps us from doing things that may be harmful or dangerous. Our species continues to exist today because our earlier ancestors had a hea...

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