Current Newsletter Articles :: April 2017

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Reduction of Labor and Delivery Time Due to Chiropractic Care

The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a case study on April 3, 2017, documenting the case of a woman who experienced a shorter and easier birth due to chiropractic care. This improvement was compared to her first pregnancy and delivery where she did not receive any chiropractic care. The study begins by noting that. . .Read More
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Fibromyalgia Helped Following Chiropractic - A Case Study

On March 13, 2017, the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a case study documenting the improvement from chiropractic of a woman who had been suffering with fibromyalgia, widespread pain, fatigue, depression, and headaches. Fibromyalgia is a chronic, widespread pain syndrome with an unknown medical cause. The word itself is actually. . .Read More
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Study Finds 21 Percent of Patients are Misdiagnosed

A study published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice on April 4, 2017, found that more than 20 percent of patients are misdiagnosed. The study titled "Extent of Diagnostic Agreement Among Medical Referrals" looked at the diagnosis originally given to patients and compared that to the diagnosis later given upon the patient. . .Read More
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Pregnant Woman with Surgical Spinal Rods Helped with Chiropractic

The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a unusual study on March 23, 2017, documenting the case of a pregnant woman with lower back pain being helped by chiropractic. What makes this case unusual is that the woman had previous spinal surgery and had Harrington rods inserted into her spine. According to Wikipedia, the Harrington. . .Read More
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Study: Smoking Kills 1 in 10 Worldwide

The headline above comes from a story published on April 6, 2017, by United Press International reporting on an April 5th study published in The Lancet showing that 11% of all deaths world-wide were due to smoking. This translates into 6.4 million deaths due to smoking each year. The study also showed that half of those deaths occur in only four. . .Read More
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Medication Errors Cause One Death Every Day and 1.3 million Injuries annually in the US

A News Release by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 17, 2017, states the fact that, "Medication errors cause at least one death every day and injure approximately 1.3 million people annually in the United States of America alone." Their press release announces an initiative to reduce that number by half within the next five. . .Read More