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Can You Give Your Child Asthma?

OK, so let's start with a caveat: You can't directly give your child asthma, as in a contagious sense. But increasing research does suggest parental lifestyle choices, particularly by the mother during pregnancy, can impact the odds that a child will develop the...

5 Common Causes of Neck Pain

Neck pain can be acute (short-term) or chronic (recurring or persisting for months and even years), but regardless, when you're in pain, relief is the first thing on your mind. Just as important as relief, of course, is finding the cause and ensuring you avoid the...

Why Americans Love Chiropractic

Findings from the most recent National Health Interview Survey providing data on the use of chiropractic and other complementary healthcare approaches by U.S. adults reveals why Americans utilize chiropractic and what they value most. The survey provides data on...

Aerobic Exercise Is Good for OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a frustrating condition for both those who suffer from OCD and those who interact with an OCD sufferer on a daily basis. While obsessive-compulsive disorder can manifest in many forms, it is an anxiety disorder generally characterized...

Rest Easy: 5 Ways to Get Better Sleep Tonight

It's one thing to fall asleep; it's another to stay asleep all night and even another to enjoy a full night of peaceful, restorative sleep that gives your body and mind an appropriate setting to repair, recharge and renew. Too many Americans don't get enough sleep and...

The Problem With Surgery for Low Back Pain

If you've ever experienced back pain, whether acute or chronic, there are a few facts you should know. First, you're not alone; studies suggest 80 percent of adults experience at least one episode of low back pain in their lifetime. Second, thousands of people undergo...

Paying the Price for Going Mobile

I just got back from a trip to the East Coast. On my trip, I spent a fair amount of time in airports, on planes and on trains (sounds like a good movie title). As is not uncommon for me (I'm still a bit old-school), I was amazed at how many people are working while...

Three Ways To Avoid Breast Cancer

With October marking breast cancer awareness month, there are a few preventative steps you can take to ensure you minimize your chances of being diagnosed. A woman today has about 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life,...

Time for Chiropractic

It's a great time to visit your chiropractor, and a recent Gallup survey makes it clear: pain is a major issue for many people, and overwhelmingly, they would rather try nondrug pain-relief therapies such as chiropractic care versus pain-relieving medications. Well,...

Resist Anxiety With Exercise

Feeling worried, fearful or uneasy? That's anxiety in a nutshell. Anxiety can be a reaction to stress, but it can also occur without the presence of any significant stressors. Regardless of the cause, anxiety can produce physical and psychological symptoms including...

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