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So you think you know everything? Did you know?

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. A snail can sleep for three years. Almonds are a member of the peach family. An ostrich’s … Continue reading

Drinking Soda Can Paralyze You

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Doctors are warning that excessive cola consumption can lead to anything from mild weakness to profound muscle paralysis. This is because the drink can cause your blood potassium to drop dangerously low. One Australian ostrich farmer needed emergency care for lung paralysis after drinking large amounts of cola. Researchers believe that many people risk problems … Continue reading

Chiropractic Plays Role In Helping U.S. Men’s Olympic Water Polo Team Win Silver Medal

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

An article appearing on the Market Watch on October 2, 2008 by the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress highlighted the role chiropractic played in helping the US water polo team bring home a silver medal. The US team were underdogs and attribute much of their success to chiropractic. Dr. Terry Schroeder is the coach of the … Continue reading

Man With Bipolar Disorder And Anxiety Attacks Responds To Chiropractic Care

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

The October 20, 2008 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research reports on a case study of a 52 year-old man with Bipolar Disorder and depression who showed measurable, significant improvement after getting under chiropractic care. When this patient was examined by the chiropractor, he reported achy low back pain and mild diffuse pain … Continue reading

Over Half Of Drug Safety Studies Never Published

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

The September 23, 2008 issue of Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine published a report that says more than half of drug safety and efficacy studies that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) used to approve new drugs goes unpublished, their information unavailable for public review. In the study, researchers examined the approval of … Continue reading

Why Flu Shots For Kids Don’t Work

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Two reports this week showed the flu vaccine may not be effective in preventing health problems in children. One study revealed that flu shots in the past two seasons did not reduce doctor visits or the risk of hospitalization for flu in children age 5 and younger. Another showed that MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus … Continue reading

Big Pharma Ties Want To Shut Down Vaccine “Conspiracy Theories”

Monday, October 6th, 2008

A foundation populated by the giants of business, banking, government and military wants to “vet” websites and limit the spread of information that it says creates “conspiracy theories”. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) says it is worried about the way the web has been “used to spread disinformation”. They want to introduce a new … Continue reading

Food Safety’s Dirty Little Secret

Monday, October 6th, 2008

After the first reports of a salmonella outbreak this spring, it took a full 89 days before jalapeño and serrano peppers came under suspicion as the culprit. During that period, more than 1,440 victims were hospitalized. Even as bacterial outbreaks have become more high-profile, and the financial fallout from recalls more severe, the government has … Continue reading

Infertility Resolved In Woman Under Chiropractic Care

Monday, October 6th, 2008

The August 6, 2008 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research reports that a 23 year-old woman under chiropractic care to improve her overall health experienced the resolution of her infertility problem after a short course of chiropractic care. Infertility is defined as the inability to become pregnant after trying for a period of … Continue reading

Negative Emotions Slow Down Physical Healing

Monday, September 8th, 2008

A new study shows physical proof that — a strong and happy marriage — can be a boon to your health. According to the study, physical wounds take much longer to heal in marriages marred by hostility and conflict than those in which couples build a more pleasurable home life. Scientists used a suction device … Continue reading