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AAFP Makes Deal With Coke For “Educational” Content

AAFP Makes Deal With Coke For “Educational” Content

The Chiro.Org Blog

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has struck a deal with Coca-Cola to sponsor its consumer-focused website, familydoctor.org

Amusingly enough, the AAFP’s Consumer Alliance is a program that allows corporate partners like The Coca-Cola Company to work with them to educate consumers about […]

Drug Makers Run Up Prices Before Health Care Reform Passes

Drug Makers Run Up Prices Before Health Care Reform Passes

The Chiro.Org Blog

Even as drug makers promise to support Washington’s health care overhaul by shaving $8 billion a year off the nation’s drug costs after the legislation takes effect, the industry has been raising its prices at the fastest rate in years.

In […]

Fake Conferences Alert!! Beware of E-mail Invitations

The newest type of internet scam is looking like ID theft attempts. The imagination of these jokers is getting rather sophisticated. The authors of The Scientist Blog have reported two of them just in the last 4 months!! The first was on Aug, 19th 2009. It had reported;

A month or two ago, […]

Brigadier Gen. Becky Halstead Touts Benefits of Chiropractic at 2009 Chiropractic Symposium

Brigadier Gen. Becky Halstead Touts Benefits of Chiropractic at 2009 Chiropractic Symposium

The Chiro.Org Blog

“Chiropractic care provided me with a better quality of life,” stated Brigadier General Becky Halstead (Ret.) at the opening session of the 2009 Chiropractic Symposium and Expo (CSE), which took place Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 in St. Louis, […]

New Federal Law Bans Genetic Discrimination

Thanks to Daniel Redwood, DC and the The Daily HIT Blog

As reported in the LA Times:

The most sweeping federal anti-discrimination law in nearly 20 years takes effect today, prohibiting employers from hiring, firing or determining promotions based on genetic makeup.

Additionally, health insurers will not be allowed to consider a person’s genetics — […]

Widely Used Anti-Inflammatory Drug Risky Even in Small Doses

Widely Used Anti-Inflammatory Drug Risky Even in Small Doses

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   MedPage Today Reporting on:

“Naproxen use increases the risk for complicated gastroduodenal ulcers in a dose-dependent fashion”

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2009

Even at low doses, naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, Naprelan) may increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal […]

Senate Bill Includes Key Chiropractic Provisions

Senate Bill Includes Key Chiropractic Provisions

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   The Daily Hit ~ November 20, 2009 by Daniel Redwood, DC

Here’s some good news from my favorite Blogger, Daniel Redwood, DC:

The Senate Democrats’ blended bill contains the nondiscrimination language championed by Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Christopher Dodd (D-CT), along […]

LLLT and Neck Pain Literature Review By The Lancet

Interpretation We show that LLLT reduces pain immediately after treatment in acute neck pain and up to 22 weeks after completion of treatment in patients with chronic neck pain. […]

Middle Ear Infections and Chiropractic

Middle Ear Infections and Chiropractic

The Chiro.Org Blog

Following our recent theme that chiropractic can help children, here’s a link to a CBS News report on how chiropractic helps chronic ear infections.

There is more material like this at the: Chiropractic and Otitis Media Page

You may wonder, how can chiropractic help reduce […]

Headaches in Infants

Headaches in Infants

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2009 (Oct); 32 (8): 682–686

Chiropractic has a long history of success with headaches. [1-3] A newly published, retrospective case study, just published in JMPT, emphasizes the benefits of chiropractic care for infants. [4]

This is a picture of an […]

Pain Among Children and Adolescents

Pain Among Children and Adolescents

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Pediatrics 2005 (Feb); 115 (2): e152-62

Musculoskeletal problems (NMS) in children are associated with both physical and psychologic consequences, and they can become barriers for participation in physical activity and sports, resulting in negative consequences for the individual’s health throughout life.

A recent study […]

Medicine and the Overtreatment of Back Pain

Medicine and the Overtreatment of Back Pain

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   J Am Board Fam Med. 2009 (Jan); 22 (1): 62-68 Commentary by Dan Murphy, D.C.

I just read a fascinating article in the January edition of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, as it documents the massive increase […]

Do You Recommend Supplementation In Your Practice?

Do You Recommend Supplementation In Your Practice?

The Chiro.Org Blog

If you do, or wish you knew more, we have a variety of nutrition resources that you may find useful:

Our most extensive resource contains articles, arranged by condition, from the esteemed Alternative Medicine Review. Our Nutrition Section begins with the Supplement Section, providing […]

What is the Vertebral Subluxation Complex?

What is the Vertebral Subluxation Complex?

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   ICA International Review of Chiropractic 1992 (Oct): 19-23 Joseph M. Flesia, D.C.

Submitted for your approval is an article written by Joseph M. Flesia, D.C. that is archived on our Chiropractic Subluxation Page. I hope you will find it of interest!

The Vertebral […]