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How Many Drug Ads are in Your Magazines?

(Editor’s note: This was originally written by Dr. Adam Tanase for his Check the Neck blog.) I picked up an issue of Woman’s Day magazine this afternoon. This is one of the many freebie magazines that get sent to my chiropractic practice. Their slogan is “Live Well Every Day,” so they must think I’m going [...]

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Your Health Decision: Taking It On the Chin or Instant Gratification?

Get rich quick. 0% down, 100% financing. Lose 10 lbs in one weekend. Gain 20 lbs of muscle in one month. Get your gall bladder removed. Take a painkiller to dull that pain. Get a gastric bypass to lose 100 lbs in 6 months. Get a liposuction with your c-section like all the movie stars. [...]

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How to Experience a Successful Pregnancy with Chiropractic

Morning sickness. Vomiting. Nausea. Back pain. Pelvic pain. Shortness of breath. Hormones gone wild. High blood pressure. Swollen ankles. These symptoms are seen as normal during pregnancy, something you better get used to for the next 38-42 weeks. You wanted a baby, now deal with it. Right? Wrong. Sure these examples are common among pregnant [...]

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Just Nod Your Head and Say Yes

We are taught that when medical doctors tell us to take a pill, get a shot, or succumb to surgery, we should simply nod our heads obediently, say yes, and take the pill, get the shot, or have the surgery. Our school systems advocate that line of thinking simply by employing school nurses with the [...]

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How the Story of Masha & Dasha Krivoshlyopova Relates to Chiropractic

(Editor’s note: This article can be found at The new mother was told that her twin babies had died after birth. However the truth was far different: they were sent to an institute near Moscow to be studied. This was to be the fate of “Masha” and “Dasha”, one of the most unusual sets [...]

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More Upper Cervical Chiropractic Rip-Off Artists: Atlas Reconnect Treatment

I saw a video this past weekend that opened my eyes to yet another group trying to rip-off Upper Cervical Chiropractic and make it their own. Except this one was very minor league in the sense they didn’t know what they were doing. What is even more damaging is that they blatantly stole a copyrighted [...]

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What Happens When Chiropractors Drink the CCE Kool-Aid???

This past Friday, an article I wrote for The Rockstar Chiropractic Project went live. Here is an excerpt: “There seems to be a lot of talk about what is and what isn’t Chiropractic these days. Compared with other professions, this is odd. You don’t see MDs confused about the definition of medicine. You don’t see [...]

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Great Book to Point People to: The Antioxidant Counter

For those of you that have read this blog for a while, you will remember how I used to do interviews with Chiropractors, students, and patients. Two of those interviews were with Dr. Lauren Clum and Dr. Mariza Snyder. The reason why I bring these two up is because they recently co-authored their first book [...]

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More Specific Participants Needed For Vaccination Study

Not too long ago, I posted a request by Dr. Yvonne Villanueva-Russell asking for participants in a vaccination study she is conducting. There was an overwhelming response that time, but now Dr. Villanueva-Russell needs more specific participants. Below is a description of the participants she is looking for, in her own words: “I am a [...]

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3 Infamous Medical Phrases You Should Classify as Garbage

Recently, a couple patients of mine recounted their experiences with their respective doctors. I would love to say those experiences were positive, but they were not. Essentially they were given news that nothing could be done for them; that they had no one else to turn to and no place else to go to for help. [...]

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