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Rethinking Cold Meds for Kids

To Your Health January, 2018 (Vol. 12, Issue 01) By Editorial Staff If you haven't already tuned out any conversation about giving your children cough and cold medication when they're under the weather, Read More

Succeed Where You've Failed Before: How to Keep Your 2017 Resolutions

the same old New Year's resolutions. Every year at around this time, millions of people around the world resolve to improve their lives beginning Jan. 1 – and for most, Read More

Managing Sports Injuries Without Painkillers

As an active person, your favorite sport or exercise is an important part of your life. It gives you energy, it challenges you and it makes you come alive. You Read More

High-Risk Moments for Your Low Back

How to Avoid Injury and Pain What are the high-risk times and events for your lower back? Why can you get into more trouble doing something as simple as picking up Read More

Think Straight: Concussion Facts

By Charles Masarsky, DC, FICC If you've done any research on concussions, you have probably already familiarized yourself with the Zurich Statement1 and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's fact Read More

Less Sleep = More Colds

You're not getting enough sleep, night after night, but you continue to push it, hoping it won't do any harm. Then cold season hits, and you find yourself getting even Read More

Chiropractic Is Good for Your Heart

High blood pressure can be life-threatening, pure and simple. In fact, high BP (known clinically as hypertension) is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke – two of the Read More

Can't Sleep? Try These Easy Solutions

Sleep is a tricky thing these days, particularly if our goal is adequate (in terms of time), healthy (in terms of quality) and rejuvenating (in terms of whether you wake Read More

Exercise Helps Prevent Low Back Pain

If your chiropractor recommends exercise along with spinal adjusting to help prevent back pain, they're on to something: Research continues to assert the benefits of exercise for preventing low back Read More

Post-Concussion Patient Care: Relevance of the Chiropractic Adjustment

There is a widespread understanding within the profession of the general guidelines for care of the concussion patient. These include guidelines for physical and cognitive rest, return to normal activities Read More

It's American Heart Month! Four Ways to Show Your Heart Some Love

We all knows February 14th is Valentine's Day, but not as many people are aware that the entire month of February is American Heart Month! So while you're showing that special Read More

Healthy Habits for the New Year

Yes, it's about that time of year again: time to review your 2015 accomplishments – more specifically, the resolutions you made at the start of the year – and make Read More

Take Control of Holiday Stress

Yes, the happy holidays are upon us, and as discussed last newsletter, the glorious days of indulgence can lead to weight gain if not managed properly. But the holidays are dangerous to Read More

OMG! Too Much Social Networking & Texting Could Be Dangerous

A Starling ne study suggests a disturbing association between excessive social networking and texting by teenagers and participation in a wide range of poor health behaviors including cigarette, alcohol and Read More

Chiropractic? Right Choice for Low Back Pain

Back pain is a major health issue, so much so that is was recently confirmed as the number-one cause of disability worldwide. Add to that the shocking statistic that the average person Read More

How Being A Sports Fan Makes You Happier And Healthier

It's easy to be cynical about professional sports -- especially the NFL. But despite the disturbing headlines the league earned this year, ranging from lax penalties for domestic violence to Read More

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