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Tylenol Use in Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Children

Tylenol Use in Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Children

A study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology in August 2013 shows a correlation of acetominophen use in pregnancy and later onset of Autism. For women who took Tylenol for at least 28 days total during pregnancy, their children seemed to have poorer motor skills than kids […]

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Chiropractic Care Provides Relief from Major Depression

Chiropractic Care Provides Relief from Major Depression

A 46-year old man overcame his major depression and increased his quality of life after receiving chiropractic care. A case study published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research credits regular chiropractic care with helping a 46-year old man overcome his major depression and increase his quality of life. […]

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Benefits of Vibration Therapy

Benefits of Vibration Therapy

Older adults could benefit from vibration, according to a new study. Whole-body vibration treatments could help reduce the bone loss that occurs as people age. Numerous previous studies have examined the benefits of vibration on bone density. A 2008 study also found a significant improvement in bone […]

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What’s New About Sleep?

What’s New About Sleep?

“Only when one cannot sleep does one know how long the night is.”

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Housework and Back Pain

Housework and Back Pain

Household chores can be a pain in the sacroiliac. Unless you’re careful, routine activities around the home – washing dishes, vacuuming, even talking on the phone – can strain your back. This includes the sacroiliac area near the tailbone, and can result in debilitating discomfort.

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Tips to Achieve Quality Sleep

Tips to Achieve Quality Sleep

An old Chinese proverb states, “Only when one cannot sleep does one know how long the night is.” Anyone who’s ever experienced an occasional bout with insomnia—and that’s most of us—can relate to this all too well. In fact, surveys have shown that between 40 and 60 […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Health professionals are focusing increasing attention on inflammation and the “anti-inflammatory diet.” Before we look at what goes into that diet—and why anyone would follow it—we need to know what “inflammation” is. What is the inflammatory process? Inflammation can be good or bad. When it’s good, it’s […]

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7 Powerful Benefits of Raindrop Therapy

Invigorate tired and stressed muscles, relieve neck and back pain, de-stress or simply slip into a blissful state of relaxation.  What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are the concentrated essences extracted from raw materials such as plants, flowers, herbs, resin, leaves, seeds, wood, bark, fruit and grasses. […]

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Pregnancy and Labor

Pregnancy and Labor

Do you know any expectant mamas who are close to or past their approximate “due” date? According to a recent study, 40 weeks is the exception rather than the norm for a due date.  However, that doesn’t reduce the expectation that obstetricians or even first-time moms put […]

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Curbing Antibiotic Resistance

Curbing Antibiotic Resistance

With drug-resistant staph infections making headlines, many concerned patients are trying to separate fact from fiction while learning how to best protect themselves and their families from these new “superbugs.” What Causes Antibiotic Resistance?Although MRSA (a type of staph infection resistant to methicillin) is probably the most talked-about […]

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