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Chiropractors Health Care Quiz|
by Dr. Martha Collins
Put the following causes of death in descending order:
a. Traffic Fatalities b. Heart Disease c. Cancer d. Medical Error
The correct answer is: b, c, d, a.
According to the July 26 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the ...
Chiropractic and the Democratic National Convention|
By Michael Dorausch, DC
Well, the Democratic National Convention has ended and it has been an incredible week here in downtown Los Angeles. For those of you that may not know, our Planet Chiropractic office is located only two blocks from Pershing Square, headquarters for protests during the pa...
Conflicts of Interest - The Integrity of Medical Research|
Is the pharmaceutical industry's product driven focus affecting the integrity of medical research and possibly the health of patients worldwide?
Some medical doctors think so. This past week, according to an article published by Your Health Daily, about 700 scientists, advocates and policy ...
Investing in Children and Children's Health|
Do health problems in childhood lead to problems as adults?
That was one of the topics discussed at the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association this past Sunday, held in Washington, DC.
Sociologists have found that "major childhood health problems are associated with...
The Greatness Of Our Chiropractic Family|
Last month I had the opportunity to spend some time with chiropractors that have all played various roles in the development of my philosophical belief system, my style of adjusting, and in an indirect (but very connected) way, the creation of Planet Chiropractic.
In a single 24 hour period...
More Medical Error & Medication Related Injuries|
According to an article out today from Cox news, a new study has found that "Medical error accounts for most of the frequent medication-related injuries in nursing homes."
When it comes to medical errors, "more than half could have been prevented" is what a new study says, according to the ...
The Health of HealthCare Stocks|
What is going on in the internet healthcare arena? During the past year we have heard and seen articles, news broadcasts, commercials, and numerous advertisements from companies such as Healtheon/WebMD, PlanetRX, DrKoop.com, Drugstore.com and others.
These multi-billion dollar "health care"...
More Over-prescribing of Ritalin Reported|
We have reported previously about the number of children being prescribed ritalin that have not met any type of diagnostic criteria. We have also reported previously on the many articles siting overuse and abuse of stimulants such as ritalin.
From Fox News comes an article titled, "Controve...
Lance Armstrong - Behind Every Great Champion|
Update - July, 29th 2001: Lance Armstrong & Jeff Spencer Victorious Click the link for the latest news related to the 2001 Tour de France, Lance Armstrong and Dr. Jeff Spencer.
It would seem as though the whole world knows the story of Lance Armstrong. An American dream, Lance came back fro...
Say No To Anti-Bacteria Products|
Multiple newsfeeds reported yesterday that anti-bacteria products may be promoting the growth of drug-resistant "superbugs."
From Yahoo News
"Dousing everything we touch with antibacterial soaps and taking antibiotic medications at the first sign of a cold can upset the natural balance o...
America's #1 Choice For Healthcare is Chiropractic|
From Yahoo News comes an article titled, "Patient Empowerment Drives Healthcare Changes."
According to the article, "the patient empowerment movement" is changing healthcare and its effects are being felt nationwide.
The article points out that when there is a "4% unemployment economy"...
ICA's New Focus On Membership Services|
Forwarded by the ICA
ICA's Board enthusiastically endorsed a major enhancement of membership services ranging from new insurance and financial planning services in partnership with John Hancock to important new product discounts and public education efforts. New programs were approved to enhanc...
ICA To Stay A Member Of WFC|
Forwarded by the ICA
ICA's international growth was the focus of serious planning and developmental discussion, since international membership was on pace to triple within the next calendar year. ICA now has members in 43 nations, as well in all 50 of the United States and every province in Can...
ICA Holds Firm On NBCE Reform Demands|
Forwarded by the ICA
Among the important topics addressed at the 2000 Annual Board of Directors Meeting held June 6-8th in Las Vegas was the continuing concern over the policies and finances of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE). ICA's Board renewed its earlier call for immedia...
Everything Affects Everything|
Authored by Dr. Joe Strauss
More and more, the health fields are acknowledging the interrelationship of areas of health and human function that previously were thought to be unrelated.
In the field of psychology, researchers are finding that depression weakens bones, anxiety about eating c...
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