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Exercise Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

A recent research article published this week reiterates the importance of regular exercise. Researchers have shown that with regular exercise, you can reduce your risk of colon polyps by 16% and a 30% risk reduction for large or advanced polyps. The scientists are not entirely certain of the mechanism of action. Most likely it is […]

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Chiropractors Better at Neck Pain, According to Study

When it comes to treating your neck pain, the best medicine is not a medicine at all. According to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, your best option for neck pain is your chiropractor. Dr. Bronfort and his research staff received funding from the National Institute of Health and looked at the best […]

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Chiropractors are seeing more work-related injuries.

Work-related injury and workers comp claims have been steadily rising over the past few years. But the cost of the work-comp claims have been increasing at an alarming rate. The medical model of treating work injuries is driving up the cost thanks to expensive MRI’s and pain meds that cost $4 per pill. With the […]

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Kids Seeing the Chiropractor More

“Nice” does not sell news. The news agencies live by this motto: If it bleeds, it leads. Meaning shock-stories and threats lead the news. That is one reason why there are so few positive reports about chiropractors (or any other profession) in the news. Here is a nice news article from a news outlet in […]

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Back Surgery Overused, According to Study

Most of us know someone who has had back surgery to fix their pain.  Instead of seeking chiropractic care first, they went for the expensive and risky knife.  How many of those people found relief and were pain free a year later?  Not many. Back surgery has a high fail rate Roughly half of all […]

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Pain Med Addiction on the Rise

Addiction to pain medication is real Addiction is real and really dangerous. A number of news outlets picked up some reports this week about the very real dangers of using pain medications.   Research shows the risk with each pill Here is a great example of a story which illustrates the real concern with using […]

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Video: Personal Injuries From Distracted Driving

Personal Injuries result from distracted driving. The nice people over at DecideToDrive.org put this together for us:   “U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 25-30 percent of crashes nationally are at least partially attributed to distracted motorists.” [1] “According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s study, approximately 8.3 percent of […]

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