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defaultJerry Rice Speaks on the Values of Chiropractic Care..

Date: August 11, 2011 | Time: 7:18pm | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Here is an informative post about the benefits of chiropractic care. .... <view entire article>





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Date: August 11, 2011 | Time: 12:49pm | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

In the last few months since we started using cold laser in our office, we have seen some of the most extraordinary results in 24 years of practice!Laser therapy is so well-suited to our practice because it is drug-free, non-invasive, and side-effect free. Laser therapy uses high powered light to stimulate healthy cell regeneration, reducing pain and increasing wellness. There are 300+ conditions that respond well to laser therapy including back pain, sciatica, neck pain, headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis,.... <view entire article>





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Date: January 19, 2011 | Time: 6:22am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

The slow insidious displacement of home cooked and communally shared family meals by the industrial food system has fattened our nation and weakened our family ties. In 1900, 2 percent of meals were eaten outside the home. In 2010, 50 percent were eaten away from home and one in five breakfasts is from McDonald's. Most family meals happen about three times a week, last less than 20 minutes and are spent watching television or texting while each family member eats.... <view entire article>





How efective are children's cough medications?..

Date: November 18, 2010 | Time: 5:36am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Upper respiratory infectious are the most common condition in the world and for decades over the counter (OTC) medications have been produced and sold for the relief of the associated symptoms. Because these medications are OTC the FDA has not exercised strict control although in 2007 the FDA did recommend that they not be used for children under six. When we look at the evidence a consistent message emerges relative to the effectiveness of OTC medications for adult.... <view entire article>





Introducing SpiderTech!..

Date: September 9, 2010 | Time: 1:09pm | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

SpiderTech is not just for elite athletes... Ask us about how SpiderTech can help chronic neck and lower back pain, arthritis aches and pains, swelling and much more....... <view entire article>





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Date: September 9, 2010 | Time: 10:29am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Dr. Susan AlbersAuthor, 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food and Eating MindfullyPosted: September 7, 2010 12:50 PM BIO Become a Fan Get Email Alerts Bloggers' Index 5 Kids' Meals to Avoid at All Cost I was riding in the car with a friend and her three-year-old this weekend. As we passed a McDonalds, her daughter began to hum a familiar jingle. She ended it with, "I'm lovin' it." Needless to say, I should not have been surprised. If you.... <view entire article>





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Date: August 4, 2010 | Time: 1:05pm | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds* Study shows fructose used differently from glucose* Findings challenge common wisdom about sugarsWASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all sugars are the same.Tumor cells fed both glucose and fructose used the two sugars in two different ways, the team at the University of California Los Angeles found.They said their finding,.... <view entire article>





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Date: June 28, 2010 | Time: 7:33am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Introducing revitALIVE nutrition for lifeWe all know that diets don't work. That's because they involve deprivation and unnatural eating habits. There is no magic bullet when it comes to healthy weight loss. We concentrate on lifestyle changes, not medications and special foods which you can't live on forever.revitALIVE is a customized nutritional counseling program that we create especially for you, based on your.... <view entire article>





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Date: May 5, 2010 | Time: 5:34am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Chiropractic for Carpal Tunnel SyndromeWhen people think "chiropractic," they often think of back and neck problems. But chiropractic has many applications beyond these typical uses, and it can improve quality of life for a broad range of health conditions. One such condition is carpal tunnel syndrome, a repetitive stress injury (RSI). Chiropractic can be a beneficial treatment for patients seeking noninvasive relief from this ailment that has become all too common in the modern world.How Does a Chiropractor Treat Carpal.... <view entire article>





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Date: April 21, 2010 | Time: 5:39am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Chiropractic and Migraine HeadachesMigraine headaches are vascular headaches, arising from sudden dilation of the blood vessels of the head. No one knows exactly what causes migraine headaches, though the basic mechanism, involving both the nervous and vascular systems, is well studied. Migraines can be triggered by hormonal changes, foods, smells, weather changes, stress, and many other triggers. The headaches often begin with symptoms other than pain, such as visual auras, nausea or sensitivity to light and sound. The headache that.... <view entire article>





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Date: April 15, 2010 | Time: 7:45am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Meditation reduces your risk of hearth death.The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has reached a first-ever finding: patients with coronary heart disease who practiced meditation had a nearly 50 percent lower rate of heart attack, stroke, and death compared to a matched group that didn't meditate. In addition to a dramatic reduction in the risk of death, heart attacks, and strokes in the TM group, the researchers found a clinically significant reduction in blood pressure. Mediation also reduced.... <view entire article>





Excellent animation of a lower back herniated disc. Ouch...

Date: April 7, 2010 | Time: 2:23pm | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

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Date: April 5, 2010 | Time: 4:59am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Vegetables may delay Alzheimer's Diease.Researchers now report that a diet rich in polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids could have a significant effect combating the cognitive function decline during both aging and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease.Grapes, cocoa, olive oil, and nuts are rich in polyphenols, a type of antioxidant, and oily fish and vegetables such as corn and soybeans are high in polyunsaturated fatty acids. Researchers have observed that mice fed a polyphenol and fatty-acid enriched diet had a.... <view entire article>





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Date: March 26, 2010 | Time: 5:29am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Chiropractic for ArthritisArthritis is known by many names-but all of them indicate a condition that can be both painful and debilitating. In some manifestations, it is an autoimmune disorder of the joints, and in other it occurs when the cartilage that lines the joint surfaces wears out. In fact, it comprises over 100 diseases and conditions. Chiropractic has been proven remarkably effective in treating arthritis and its symptoms, both in genetic and non-genetic related forms of arthritis.How Can Chiropractic Help.... <view entire article>





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Date: January 4, 2010 | Time: 8:35am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Something you're eating may be killing you, and you probably don't even know it!If you eat cheeseburgers or French fries all the time or drink six sodas a day, you likely know you are shortening your life. But eating a nice dark, crunchy slice of whole wheat bread--how could that be bad for you?Well, bread contains gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, spelt, kamut, and oats. It is hidden in pizza, pasta, bread, wraps, rolls, and most.... <view entire article>





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Date: December 4, 2009 | Time: 8:23am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Chiropractic for ArthritisArthritis is known by many names-but all of them indicate a condition that can be both painful and debilitating. In some manifestations, it is an autoimmune disorder of the joints, and in other it occurs when the cartilage that lines the joint surfaces wears out. In fact, it comprises over 100 diseases and conditions. Chiropractic has been proven remarkably effective in treating arthritis and its symptoms, both in genetic and non-genetic related forms of arthritis.How Can Chiropractic Help.... <view entire article>





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Date: November 23, 2009 | Time: 6:50am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Chiropractic for FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia is a mysterious and complex disorder for which there is no cure. Chiropractic treatment has helped many people by reducing fibromyalgia symptoms and improving quality of life.Fibromyalgia was not recognized by the American Medical Association as a diagnosis until 1987, even though healers have been treating its symptoms since at least the 1600s. Today, because there is no specific test to determine if a person has fibromyalgia, some conventional physicians still deny that the disorder exists. Instead,.... <view entire article>





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Date: November 15, 2009 | Time: 4:57pm | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

Chiropractic and HeadachesHeadaches are common pain events for many people, and they are often recurring. A variety of prescription and over-the-counter medications may control headache pain, but they only mask the pain without addressing the cause. Headache medications may also have side effects, especially with long use. Hoping to find a more natural and holistic solution to chronic headaches, many people turn to chiropractic.What is a Headache?A headache may arise from muscular tension, vascular changes, sinus congestion, eyestrain and many.... <view entire article>





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Date: November 10, 2009 | Time: 9:48am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

The Benefits of Prenatal MassageExpectant moms experience unique physical and emotional changes that occur as a result of increased weight, shifting posture, and adjusting hormone levels. While this is a beautiful period of heightened expectation and joy, mothers-to-be also endure heightened physical discomfort that ranges from muscular tension and headaches to pressure on the knees.Prenatal massage is a natural, touch therapy treatment aimed at alleviating these and other pregnancy related symptoms.Experienced therapists choose techniques that are safe and effective for.... <view entire article>





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Date: November 8, 2009 | Time: 9:51am | Posted By: Brad Levine, D.C.

What is whiplash?Whiplash is most commonly associated with rear-end car collisions in which the heads of those in the front car are suddenly snapped back and forth by the impact. It is more accurately called cervical acceleration/deceleration (CAD) trauma or syndrome, which describes the rapid movements that can injure the vertebrae of the neck and the muscles and ligaments that support them.Who suffers from whiplash?Anyone can be subjected to whiplash, even in a low-force car crash at speeds as low.... <view entire article>