What are the Keys to Longevity?

Harvard scientists have observed that the shortest living Americans are Native American populations in South Dakota, living an average lifespan of 66.5 years, whereas the longest-living Americans are Asian-American women residing in Bergen County, N.J., who live to an average lifespan of 91.1 years. That’s a nearly 25-year difference. Just think about what you could…

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What Does Wellness Mean?

Many have attributed the word wellness to Dr. Halbert Dumn, who wrote a booklet in 1961 titled High –Level Wellness, in which he basically defined it as a lifestyle approach for pursuing elevated states of physical and psychological well-being. Chiropractors are the originators of the wellness movement, being the only health care professionals who recognize…

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Do antibiotics in the first year of life cause more issues?

Many children that receive antibiotics during their first year of life end up with inflammatory bowel disease— is it a coincidence? Let’s start with a few facts: antibiotics are medications that fight bacterial infections. That means if your doctor ever prescribes an antibiotic to fight your child’s cold, flu, cough (in most cases), sore throat…

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Several Nations Ban Flu Shots, Why?

Last summer, after one baby girl died, and more than 250 other children were hospitalized with convulsions and high fevers following their seasonal flu vaccine injections, Australian health banned the shot for all children under the age of five. A short time later, Finland also suspended the H1N1 vaccines due to six reports of narcolepsy…

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