Make Better Decisions About Your Health


Need a Better Diet Strategy? There’s an App for That

Knowledge is key in the weight loss arena. Given the technological provided by our smartphones and iPads, getting that knowledge is becoming easier and easier. And this information is more and more helpful. Research out of the University of Missouri says mobile technology allows for the integration of healthy behaviors in their daily lives. “Information […]

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Science Points to the Benefits of Human Touch

The notions of having a stiff upper lip or being by oneself to figure it all out is nothing new in our society. In fact, loneliness is considered a generally accepted antidote to dealing with our everyday problems. But going it alone to handle things like grief, loss, or depression means neglecting what study after […]

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Does Being Vegetarian Contribute to Depression?

It really is not easy being green. Or at least not if you eating green. A number of studies done by researchers around the country have made the connection between vegetarian diets and mental health conditions. A recent study out of Austria indicates that 9.4 percent of vegetarians had anxiety or depression issues. This compared […]

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The Origins and Growing Spread of Ebola Virus

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The Ebola River runs through the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa and is the headstream of the Mongala River. It was along this river that an unknown and never recorded virus broke out in 1976. It became known as the Ebola Virus. In June 1976 the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of […]

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What Every CrossFit Enthusiast Needs to Know about Injury and Recovery

Enduring a CrossFit injury is like no other.  Not only is the body extremely vulnerable while CrossFit training, but the mindset of a CrossFit athlete complicates matters.  That’s because for an athlete to commit to the grueling training that CrossFit requires—and love it—they have to be of a certain mentality and that mentality will make […]

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Complete Beginners Guide to Getting Online for Healthcare Professionals-Part 5

Welcome to part V of the Complete Beginner’s Guide to Getting Online for Healthcare Professionals. In this, the final installment, we’ll discuss the benefits of setting up Google My Business, (previously Google + Local, and before that Places) how to do it effectively, and how setting it up properly can land you top rankings in […]

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Complete Beginners Guide to Getting Online for Healthcare Professionals-Part 4

Welcome to part IV of the Complete Beginner’s Guide to Getting Online for Healthcare Professionals.  In this installment, I will discuss the essentials of social media marketing and how you can use it to increase patient loyalty, increase brand awareness, and ultimately grow your practice. The term social media is thrown around loosely; social media […]

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Chiropractor No-No Number 2: Don’t Crack Your Own Neck

Two Things You May be Doing that Every Chiropractor Wishes You Wouldn’t As a chiropractor, I see dozens of spinal injuries, misalignment and problems each and every day.  It’s no big thing to come across a patient who hurt their back in a way that I’ve never heard before.  People actually do some crazy things.  […]

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4 Fun and Unique Tricks to Brush Your Teeth More Efficiently

As a dentist, I can’t tell you the number of times I tell my patients how important regular brushing is. And to follow it up a bit more, I explain how to brush so they can properly clean their teeth. One of the complaints I get (frequently from children) is that ‘brushing my teeth is […]

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Complete Beginners Guide to Getting Online for Healthcare Professionals-Part 3

Welcome to part three of the Complete Beginner’s Guide to Getting Online for Healthcare Professionals series.  In this installment, I will discuss how you can get visitors to your website using the most effective, and sustainable methods. In case you don’t have your website set up, be sure to read The Complete Beginner’s Guide to […]

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