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Elderly aspirin use linked to brain micro-bleeding

The report released Monday in the Archives of Neurology found that older patients taking aspirin appeared more likely to have barely-perceptible bouts of cerebral “microbleeding,” detected by researchers with the aid of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology. […]

Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view

Gapminder is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.

This site uses beautiful, timeline animated graphics both in demonstration videos and interactive graphs that […]

Conditions That Respond Well to Chiropractic

Until the late 90’s, chiropractic research was funded solely by our schools, and organizations like the FCER. Most of the studies funded by the Federal government after that time focused on low back pain, but chiropractic is much more than that.


Do Kids Need Chiropractic?

Our Pediatrics Section contains a wide variety of materials pertaining to children’s health.

The Kids Need Chiropractic, Too! page contains many articles by the profession’s foremost pediatric specialists.


Memorial Day (2009)

Memorial Day (2009)

The Chiro.Org Blog

Memorial Day is the time for expressing our gratitude to those who served to protect our freedom.

Our Chiropractic History Section can provide a similar opportunity to meditate on all those chiropractors who struggled with State governments so that we can practice today.

These documents are some of […]

Have You Surfed the Site Lately?

Although our “front page” is now a Blog, all our original Sections are still available on the left-hand ToolBar under Resources. They are all still updated frequently.

Many of these Sections have their own Search Tool built into them, so you can find what you want easily.

In fact, we also have a nifty Search […]

Flu Vacine and Asthma

ScienceDaily (2009-05-20) — The inactivated flu vaccine does not appear to be effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children, especially the ones with asthma. In fact, children who get the flu vaccine are more at risk for hospitalization than their peers who do not get the vaccine, according to new research. While these findings do raise questions about the efficacy of the vaccine, they do not in fact implicate it as a cause of hospitalizations, according to researchers. […]

Viruses Can Survive For Centuries or Millenium

Interesting and timely post on Wired Science yesterday. Virii have been found to remain virulent for centuries, and could potentially for millenium, in the frozen lakes of Siberia. This is likely due to the configuration or “anatomy” of a virus particle. You can read more of the report about a presentation made at the American […]

The Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic

Chiropractic services have been included in a spectrum of managed care programs since the early 90s. Because of their focus on cost savings, retrospective analyses are made periodically to compare the costs of management across the spectrum of providers.


Research And Your Bottom Line

How often has this happened in your practice? You submit an insurance claim, only to receive a denial, labeling the treatment or diagnostic testing you conducted as “observational” or “investigational.” It’s a response familiar to many doctors of chiropractic.

“This is happening so frequently now,” says Charles Herring, DC, president of the Foundation for Chiropractic […]

Chiropractic Is Past the Demonstration Project Stage

By Bonnie S. Hillsberg, DC, MHA, MEd; guest author for Rand Baird, DC, MPH, FICA, FICC

Source Dynamic Chiropractic

On Jan. 5, 2009, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced yet another chiropractic demonstration project. Haven’t we been there before? Isn’t this the third demonstration project? Why a demonstration project after full facts, […]

Melanin Production and Tobacco Use, Dependence, and Exposure

The June 2009 issue of Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior includes a study looking at a link between melanin production as a result of UV exposure and tobacco use in African Americans. Although the findings established a correlation, repeated studies are needed to verify their results. They go on to hypothesize that this correlation may be […]

Immunity Base of Operation: Bone Marrow, not Circulation

The journal ‘Immunity‘ yesterday released a study showing strong evidence, and confirming a previous controversial study, that between initial and subsequent infection 80% of CD4 memory T-lymphocytes are located within bone marrow and not the circulatory system as has been widely believed by heath researchers.

The abstract can be read here;

ScienceDirect Website


One Was Not Enough?

The “Scientist” magazine blog posted a follow up on a report last week of a division of a ‘fake journal’. Yesterday a follow up post was made stating that the reported journal was not the only one of its type, which bore the imprint of Elsevier’s Excerpta Medica. The follow up post reported there were […]

What Does Chiropractic Mean To You?

What Does Chiropractic Mean To You?

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