Chiropractic Better Than Medication for Neck Pain

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A study published in the research journal Annals of Internal Medicine and widely reported by mainstream media suggests chiropractic spinal manipulation is more effective than over-the-counter and prescription medication for relieving acute and subacute neck pain. Spinal manipulative therapy was more effective than medication in both the short and long term.

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Going to Sleep Late: A Cause of Asthma and Allergies?

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Yes, if you're a teen, according to new research. Staying up later is a normal part of the "growing up" process for teens, but the real problem these days may be technology and its around-the-clock accessibility. If you don't put your child's cellphone, laptop and TV to bed, your teen probably won't get to bed at a reasonable hour, either. Unfortunately,...

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Omega-3s Can Save Your Life

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Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish (especially cold-water fish such as salmon), nuts and seeds, plant oils, and of course, as supplements. Whatever the source, you should make sure you're getting plenty of omega-3s in your diet, because these important fatty acids can help prevent cardiovascular disease.

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Exercise Is Great for Your Eyes, Too

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Consistent exercise has more health benefits than you can count, not to mention the impact it can have on your physical appearance. Your arms, stomach, legs and glutes, back and shoulders all lean out and tone, replacing "blah" with "wow." Just about every part of your body that can benefit from physical activity, does. But your eyes? Exercise can't help...

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Rethinking the Dietary Causes of High Cholesterol

If you're struggling to figure out the best eating plan to stay healthy, you're not alone. After all, we're bombarded with messaging about the latest "fad" diets every day: high protein, plant-based, low fat, low carbohydrate; even a high-fat strategy has its proponents. But what's right for you? And in particular, what's right when it comes to reducing...

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Black Raspberries for Skin Allergies

Suffering from skin allergies? Contact skin dermatitis presents as a red, itchy rash. It's caused by direct contact with a foreign substance or an allergic reaction to it. Some people have a single allergy to a substance; others are allergic to just about everything. Regardless, the skin inflammation that results is painful, frustrating and depending on...

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