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October 19, 2012
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Mammograms, X-rays could raise breast cancer risk in young women

Mammograms, X-rays could raise breast cancer risk in young women – I’ve been saying this ever since I learned about xrays and human cells in Chiropractic School – why would you expose the breast to routine xrays and yet, when you go get an arm or leg xray, the first thing they do is cover up your reproductive (most delicate) organs. Continue reading

September 27, 2010
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Happy (belated) Birthday Jack!

As a child, I remember seeing a guy on TV in a blue jumpsuit talking about exercise and the benefits of a healthy diet. Today, I understand and appreciate much more what Jack LaLanne has done for North America and the entire world. Jack turned 96 on Sunday, September 26th! Here’s a couple of “firsts” he accomplished in his life:
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August 7, 2010
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Let it Rain!

Early Saturday morning, a woman about to get adjusted, said, “I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’m happy to see the rain.” After the adjustment, I thought about her statement and the connection it has to healing and understanding the perfection of the body. Continue reading

April 2, 2010
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Chocolate!

I just found a (new-to-me) blog that I highly encourage reading for anyone interested in nutrition and exercise.  Here’s a post I’ve copied from there.  It’s funny how our minds can try to filter things out to support what we … Continue reading

April 1, 2010
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Boost Your Immune System Naturally

By Steve Edwards

Flu ShotIf you didn’t get a flu shot this year, it could be a good thing. An ever-increasing amount of data is suggesting that these may not be all they’re cracked up to be. In one study, even among the target audience, the elderly, the efficacy rate was less than 30 percent. If you did get one, don’t be alarmed. There is no definitive research showing that these harm you at all. The point of this article isn’t to bash flu shots; it’s to show how you can take a more active role in naturally boosting your immune system.

Some of us use our flu shot as a crutch, which is where the harm comes in. Whether you get immunized or not, research has shown that lifestyle, more than any other factor, influences the effectiveness of your immune system. Let’s look at how we can change both our behavior and diet to maximize our body’s ability to defend itself. Continue reading