Slow, But Steady!

Slow, But Steady!

Did you feel the earth shake? Are pigs flying? After tens of thousands of studies saying the most effective treatment for back pain is chiropractic care, the AMA finally is recommending it. In a recent press release, the Journal of the American Medical Association is YES (wait

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Drugs – Who Needs Them?

Drugs – Who Needs Them?

Another article is in the paper today about drug mills, increase in addiction to pain medications and the resulting ruination of lives. When will we learn covering up the symptom rather than addressing the problem is never a good idea? Whether that symptom is pain, heartburn, headache,

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The Scariest Thing You’ll See in a Grocery Store

The Scariest Thing You’ll See in a Grocery Store

A patient sent me a picture from a local grocery store of a sign announcing “FREE ANTIBIOTICS”. How dangerously insane is that? At one time, antibiotics were a true miracle drug. They were designed to treat overwhelming bacterial infections and they worked. Unfortunately they have been  seriously

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Blueberries, the Super Food!

Blueberries, the Super Food!

My husband and I just returned from Maine – our standard Fourth of July vacation. While there we ate a lot of blueberries- in salads, muffins and my favorite – blueberry French toast. Here are some things you probably didn’t know about blueberries. Blueberries protect against memory

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Buldging Backpacks

Buldging Backpacks

Back to school ads are everywhere. Yikes – that feels like the end of summer even though we are barely one month into it. So while wardrobes are being planned and supplies purchased, give some thought to what they will be wearing on their backs. Backpacks should

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Don’t Stop Short

Don’t Stop Short

Occasionally a new patient asks me if once they start chiropractic care, they have to come forever. Of course the answer is no, but the real answer is they usually want to come forever. Once you get in alignment and relieve the pressure from the nervous system,

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Mmmmmm, Oreos.

Mmmmmm, Oreos.

Are you an Oreo addict? New research shows Oreos are more addicting than cocaine!! Is it any wonder over ¾ of Americans are overweight? There are several reasons Oreos are so addicting. One is the combination of sugar and fat is almost irresistible. That combination is satisfying

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Mammograms – Good or Bad?

Mammograms – Good or Bad?

A recent study in Canada looking at 90,000 women over a 25 year period is showing mammograms are at best useless and at worst harmful. This has been my personal conclusion after examining other previous studies. But since mammograms are such huge business, I knew our current

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