Why Americans Love Chiropractic

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Findings from the most recent National Health Interview Survey providing data on the use of chiropractic and other complementary health care approaches by U.S. adults reveals why Americans utilize chiropractic and what they value most. The survey provides data on lifetime (54.6 million; 24%) and 12-month (19.1 million; 8.4%) use of chiropractic services...

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Stress Less: Fruits & Veggies

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Unless you've been living off the grid for decades, you're undoubtedly aware of the health benefits of fruits and vegetables. These low-calorie, high-nutrient whole foods have a wealth of research support suggesting their benefits in everything from weight loss to cancer prevention. And even if you've been off the grid, you've probably been relying on...

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Shift Your Sleep Schedule

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Could shifting your sleep schedule by a mere one hour a night reduce your risk of depression? Researchers investigated that potential by comparing sleep patterns among nearly 850,000 adults based on genetic predisposition (certain genes appear to influence our sleep habits, particularly our sleep timing preferences). In the largest sample evaluated, the...

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The Natural Vaccine?

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Throughout the past year, we've heard repeatedly about the immune-boosting benefits of vitamin D, particularly with research supporting its utility in reducing hospitalization rates / complications due to COVID-19 infection. Even with vaccination against the virus becoming widespread, it's important not to overlook the value of vitamin D in your daily...

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Even When You're Young...

Weight matters even when you're young, and not just for the common reasons parents and kids think. Yes, weight issues can either be a sign of trauma or cause trauma in and of themselves; or may reflect chronically poor eating habits and lack of exercise. But an increasingly body of research also suggests childhood weight can set the stage for health...

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Beat the Alzheimer's Gene

At least when it comes to reducing your risk of cognitive decline. That's the exciting conclusion from a new study that evaluated 60-77-year-olds with risk factors for memory disorders including Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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