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Perceived Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Back Pain

Perceived Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Back Pain

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SOURCE:   J Am Board of Family Medicine 2010 (May); 23 (3): 354-362 Kanodia AK, Legedza AT, Davis RB, Eisenberg DM, Phillips RS.

Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School Osher Research Center, Boston


House Passes Bill to Expand Chiropractic Care to All Major VA Medical Centers

SOURCE: American Chiropractic Association ~ May 24, 2010

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1017, the ‘‘Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act,’’ tonight, putting America’s veterans one step closer to gaining access to chiropractic care at all major Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. The bill was approved 365:6.

H.R. 1017 requires […]

UK General Chiropractic Council Publishes Guidance Sheet on the Subluxation

Source The General Chiropractic Council

The General Chiropractic Council is the body charged with regulating and developing chiropractic in the United Kingdom. This guidance document is partly in response to the British Chiropractic Association’s litigation with science writer Simon Singh.

The document…


The chiropractic vertebral […]

MMR Doctor Struck From Register

Source BBC News

The doctor who first suggested a link between MMR vaccinations and autism is to be struck off the medical register.

The General Medical Council found Dr Andrew Wakefield guilty of serious professional misconduct over the way he carried out his controversial research. It follows a GMC […]

Chiropractic IS “Alternative Medicine” (An alternative to medicine)

Chiropractors had always been considered a “fringe” provider (or worse) by conventional medicine.

David M. Eisenberg’s article, Unconventional Medicine in the United States: Prevalence, Costs, and Patterns of Use, published in the January 28, 1993 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine generated a rapid shift in that opinion. This article was a rude […]

5 Things You’re Not Supposed To Know About Chiropractors

5 Things You’re Not Supposed To Know About Chiropractors

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SOURCE:   PH&W Magazine ~ December 2008 By Dennis Bertoli

PH&W HEALTH: Top Secret

There are a few things that you may not know about D.C.’s, which surprised us, included the mounting research.

1.   Their education is equal to their medical […]

How Will Research Determine the Future Role of Chiropractic?

How Will Research Determine the Future Role of Chiropractic?

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SOURCE:   Clinical Chiropractic 2010 (Mar); 13 (1): 44–45 By Scott Haldeman DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)

Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, United States and the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

The […]

Which Plants Do You Choose To Water?

Which Plants Do You Choose To Water?

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Here’s a Deep Thought for the Day Thanks to Moyra Gorski, R.N., B.S.N. for sharing this with us all

skeptic, who had heard of the Buddha’s propensity to always return good for evil, and love those who would abuse him, did not believe […]

General Causes and Potential Effects of the Subluxation Complex

General Causes and Potential Effects of the Subluxation Complex

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We would all like to thank Dr. Richard C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC for his lifetime commitment to the profession. In the future we will continue to add materials from RC’s copyrighted books for your use.

This is Chapter 6 from RC’s best-selling […]


Most of what I’ve been focusing on recently has been improvement techniques for on-line learning. This little tidbit came up in my research when I was investigating Educational Gaming.

This comes from The Scientist blog, posted April 30th 2010;

In 2006, researcher Marsha Melnick was running out of ideas for how to get […]

Tiger Woods Flunks Chiropractic 101

Oh that crafty Tiger Woods.

Source the Bleacher Report

His chiropractic/diagnostic skills are about as good as his golf game these days.

The man who left us with a self-diagnosed “bulging disc” in his neck last Sunday, the man who has become his own pain in the neck, has exactly that.

Woods said on Wednesday […]

New Report Warns About Chemicals and Cancer

SOURCE: The New York Times: May 5, 2010


The President’s Cancer Panel is the Mount Everest of the medical mainstream, so it is astonishing to learn that it is poised to join ranks with the organic food movement and declare: chemicals threaten our bodies.

The cancer panel is releasing a landmark […]

Do health care professionals perform hand hygiene? UI has an app for that


The availability of the free application on May 5 at the iTunes store coincides with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) “5 Moments for Hand Hygiene” campaign. The campaign, which is part of the WHO’s “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands” annual initiative, spells out the standard opportunities for health care […]

Doctors of Chiropractic and Patients Included in UnitedHealth Group Settlement

Source The American Chiropractic Association

A record-breaking settlement has been reached between the American Medical Association, et al. and UnitedHealth Group—the nation’s largest health insurer— for 15 years of artificially low payments for out-of-network services. More than $350 million has been allocated to compensate impacted providers and subscribers, including doctors of […]

Chiropractic Research Capacity in Canada in 2008

Source Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association December ’09 (PDF)


These findings are based on a two part survey that went out to Canadian chiropractors in the field and then to chiropractors with post-graduate training.

The main findings of the first part of the survey were that there were 94 chiropractors who either have […]