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Guidelines Call for Increase in Vitamin D

Guidelines Call for Increase in Vitamin D

The Chiro.Org Blog

Source: WebMD

New guidelines for vitamin D call for increasing the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of vitamin D to 600 international units (IU) for everyone aged 1-70, and raising it to 800 IU for adults older than 70 to optimize bone health.

The guidelines, released […]

What The Government Says About Chiropractic

What The Government Says About Chiropractic

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Chiropractors, also known as doctors of chiropractic or chiropractic physicians, diagnose and treat patients with health problems of the musculoskeletal system and treat the effects of those problems on the nervous system and on […]

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An Interview with Brigadier General Becky Halstead

An Interview with Brigadier General Becky Halstead

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Health Insights Today By Carl S. Cleveland III, DC

How were you introduced to chiropractic and how has it helped you?

My dad introduced me to chiropractic on one of my visits home, one of my leaves. He could start to […]

Alteration of Motion Segment Integrity

Alteration of Motion Segment Integrity

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Dynamic Chiropractic By Jeffrey Cronk, DC, CICE

Sometimes the internal discourse that is common in our profession seems to get in the way of our acceptance of real help so that we can expand our profession and better serve our patients. Alteration of motion […]

Homeopathic Consultations Linked to Benefits for Patients, Study Finds

Source Science Daily

Scientists from the University of Southampton have found evidence suggesting that homeopathic consultations — but not homeopathic remedies — are associated with clinically relevant benefits for patients with active but relatively stable rheumatoid arthritis.

In a study published in the journal Rheumatology, the researchers found that arthritis patients […]

Chiropractic Legislative Agenda ~ News Update

Chiropractic Legislative Agenda ~ News Update

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   International Chiropractors Association

November 16, 2010 — In the Congressional changes that just took place Nov. 2, 2010, the chiropractic profession lost several longstanding advocates, but fortunately retained a greater number of allies.

There have been numerous statements about using the appropriations process […]

New Study Reveals: Starting with Chiropractic Saves 40% on Low Back Pain Care

New Study Reveals: Starting with Chiropractic Saves 40% on Low Back Pain Care

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SOURCE:   Insurancenewsnet.Com

A new JMPT study finds that low back pain care initiated with a doctor of chiropractic (DC) saves 40% on health care costs when compared with care initiated through a medical doctor (MD), the American […]

Kaiser Suspends Policy Change Following ACA Action

Kaiser Suspends Policy Change Following ACA Action

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Source ACA

Kaiser Permanente Mid Atlantic States and Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (Kaiser) has suspended its decision to exclude cervical Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment (CMT) from coverage. The change came after the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) outlined in a letter to Kaiser the scientific […]

Georgetown Medical School Selects New York Chiropractic College For CAM Program Training

Georgetown Medical School Selects New York Chiropractic College For CAM Program Training

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SOURCE:   New York Chiropractic College

Georgetown University Medical School has selected New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) to assist it in training licensed professionals in the complementary and alternative healthcare disciplines. According to Aviad “Adi” Haramati, PhD, who co-directs […]

Pilots propose body scan boycott

Source ABC News

Australian pilots are monitoring moves by their American counterparts who have been told to boycott controversial full-body scanners that capture images of a passenger’s naked body. The Allied Pilots Association, which represents more than 12,000 pilots in the US, says the security devices at airports pose serious health risks and […]

Document Released by The Center for Health Value Innovation Calls For inclusion of Chiropractic in Patient-Centered Models of Value-Based Design

Source The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress is pleased to announce that the Center for Health Value Innovation (CHVI), experts in value-based design who link superior health outcomes to improved business performance, has released a landmark document: Outcomes-Based Contracting™: The Value-Based Approach for Optimal Health with Chiropractic Services. Cyndy […]