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Family & Child Health

A Randomized Controlled Study of Parachutes; For Real!

A Randomized Controlled Study of Parachutes; For Real!

A Randomized Controlled Study of Parachutes; For Real! You could file this under “they (the most renowned medical journals) will publish anything.” But that would miss the point. (Note: this WAS published in the Christmas issue; an annual light-hearted look at health & medicine. Though studies in it ARE held to usual standards) These researchers set out to upset the…

The “Farmacy” Basics for Common Complaints

Essential Oils for Daily Complaints: One of the most common questions I always got in my chiropractic practice was “Doc, what should I take?” People want a quick fix and our pill-oriented society has conditioned them to look for one. Unfortunately, as Western Medicine continues to create artificial substances, the negative effects continue to seriously injure and kill people. After…

Kids & Chiropractic; Why?

Kids & Chiropractic; Why?

Periodically when talking to a parent about checking their child’s spine, I’ll get a response that goes something like this, “I think bringing the baby in to get checked is a good idea but his dad (who has never seen a chiropractor) (either doesn’t see the need or) is afraid.” It’s my hope that forwarding this article to that parent…

New Study: Regularly Eating Leafy Greens Takes 11 Years off Your Brain’s Age!

New Study: Regularly Eating Leafy Greens Takes 11 Years off Your Brain’s Age!

There’s more good news about leafy greens! New research shows that eating more greens like spinach, kale, collards, and mustard greens could help slow the rate of age-related cognitive decline in older folks. Dr. Martha Clare Morris presented her team’s findings at the Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston in March and explained their importance: “Losing’s one’s memory or cognitive abilities…