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Drug prices continue to rise; Consumer Reports weighs in with some great advice uncovers why we pay so much.

Drug prices continue to rise; Consumer Reports weighs in with some great advice uncovers why we pay so much. Anyone who takes prescription drugs in the United States knows that they are expensive.  A number of years ago I had to buy a creme that the dermatologist prescribed and was amazed at how expensive the small vial of creme was.   Like many of you, I asked for drug samples and the problem resolved without having to renew the prescription a second time. Drug prices continue to rise much faster than the rate of inflation. Diabetics cannot live without insulin and Read More »

We are now distributors of Healthy Path CBD. Here’s what you need to know.

We are now distributors of Healthy Path CBD. Here’s what you need to know. CBD has become popular because of its abilities in reducing symptoms such as Chronic Pain Arthritis. Stress Anxiety Insomnia Inflammation Is CBD a miracle drug? Not exactly, however, it has gained popularity partly because of marijuana which is now becoming more popular as it becomes legalized and its medicinal properties are recognized by the medical community. Health Path CBD oil is actually harvested from the hemp plant which is in the marijuana family.  Unlike marijuana which has THC, the component that makes you feel high, hemp Read More »

Antibiotic side effects in children results in 70,000 ER visits yearly according to Consumer Reports. Here’s what you need to know.

Antibiotic side effects in children results in 70,000 ER visits yearly according to Consumer Reports.  Here’s what you need to know. Even though parents and doctors have been educated over the past 20-30 years about antibiotics, they are often overused.  While they can be the miracle cure for some problems, the truth is that overusing these miracle drugs can cause reactions, destroy the normal flora in the gut and even land your child in the ER. Consumer Reports has been studying this problem and has some great advice for parents wishing to avoid an antibiotic created problems or future problems Read More »

What is a chiropractor?

What is a chiropractor? The chiropractic profession began in 1895 when DD Palmer, a magnetic healer at the time treated a deaf man with a spinal adjustment that enabled him to hear. Back in 1895, Dr. Palmer called the misalignment he corrected a vertebral subluxation. Many years later, chiropractors have evolved, like osteopath’s into main stream health professions, with a specialization in the spine, extremities and joints of the body, and how the nervous system is affected by mechanical dysfunction of these systems of movement. While spinal manipulation is still the mainstay of many chiropractors, the professions drug free holistic Read More »

Chiropractic lower back pain treatment patients experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction according to a new study in JAMA.

Chiropractic lower back pain treatment patients experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction according to a new study in JAMA. The Journal of the American Medical Association’s latest paper on back pain states that chiropractic back pain patients in conjunction with their medical care experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction when compared to medical care alone (1) with lower back pain treatment.  You can read the summary of the study here. This study was done on members of the armed forces at Veteran’s Administration facilities which has been gradually ramping up their utilization of doctors of chiropractic who Read More »