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Laugh Yourself Healthy

Laugh Yourself Healthy When comedian Robert Schimmel was told he had Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he didn’t miss a beat.  “Just my luck,” he said to his surgeon.  “I got the one not named after the guy.” Schimmel’s story is all about choices.  He could have chosen to dive off the emotional[…]

The Low-Fat Dairy Debate

The Low-Fat Dairy Debate For years, health professionals and the mainstream media have been encouraging the population to opt for low-fat dairy products in lieu of full-fat varieties.  But research is questioning whether non- or low-fat is really all it’s cracked up to be.  Why? Whole-fat dairy contains a high[…]

Conditions That May Be Caused by Upper Neck Injuries

Conditions That May Be Caused by Upper Neck Injuries Spinal trauma, specifically to the neck, can be caused by any traumatic event — a fall, car or motorcycle collision, sport’s injury or bicycle accident. Regardless of the source, spinal traumas almost always result in vertebral subluxations — misalignments or restriction[…]

Put Insomnia to Bed With the Chiropractic Lifestyle

Put Insomnia to Bed With the Chiropractic Lifestyle Restful sleep is the cornerstone of good health — a time when our minds and bodies rejuvenate and prepare for the day ahead.  Yet, for many individuals, “catching some Z’s” is easier said than done. What lifestyle changes can you make to[…]

Are Your Legs the Same Length? Are You Sure?

Are Your Legs the Same Length?  Are You Sure? Without knowing it, many people are walking around with one leg shorter than the other — a situation that may lead to chronic body pain.  According to scientific studies, even a differential of a few millimeters in leg length can trigger[…]

Kids Need Chiropractic Care, Too

Kids Need Chiropractic Care, Too Think that chiropractic care is just for adults?  Think again!  Children and adolescents also reap the wellness-boosting rewards of chiropractic care to help grow up as healthy as possible. It’s a fact:  Kids take frequent spills.  Minor falls and slips are a normal part of[…]

Seven Tips for Preventing Osteoarthritis

Seven Tips for Preventing Osteoarthritis Capping the bony ends of the body’s numerous joints, cartilage works like a built-in shock absorber.  Aging, wear and tear and injury degenerates cartilage, sparking a condition known as osteoarthritis (OA). OA often affects the hands, spine, knees and hips.  Symptoms include joint pain, stiffness,[…]

This Summer, Swim Your Way to Better Health

This Summer, Swim Your Way to Better Health Swimming, for both adults and children, is an excellent way to tone the body because it develops the muscles of the upper body and the cardio-respiratory system (Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 1995;71:295-300) without the wear and tear that can stem[…]

The Chiropractic Solution To Mid-Back Pain

The Chiropractic Solution To Mid-Back Pain Chiropractic is well known for its ability to relieve neck and low-back pain.  But did you know that it also benefits those suffering from mid-back pain? Mid-back pain ranges from twinges to tenderness and throbbing.  Unlike low-back pain, however, which gets lots of press,[…]

Out of Sight, Out of Mind for Eating Healthy

Out of Sight, Out of Mind for Eating Healthy Do you struggle to avoid candy and junk food?  Are you constantly tempted by unhealthy snacks?  Rather than berate your willpower, consider what scientists have discovered:  Accessibility, proximity and visibility may play the most influential role in food choice. A variety[…]