Overdose Deaths Reach a Record High

In 2018, deaths associated with opioids fell for the first time in 25 years. However, that relief was short lived, as in 2019, it rose to record high numbers, 72,000 people in the US alone. And in 2020, this Coronavirus epidemic is making everything that much more complicated.That said, many researchers have claimed that the

How to Build up Your Immune System and Avoid Infection

Our immune system is something that can help us to fight off a variety of illnesses and infections.  With the coming summer months, and the fact that we are in the middle of a pandemic, now is a good time to work to increase immunity as much as possible. So, what can we do to increase

How Telemedicine can be Useful During the Pandemic

Telemedicine is something that has been gaining a lot of traction over the past couple of years, but it has become extremely popular due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people are starting to call it a perfect fit for patients who can’t (or won’t) visit their doctors and for the providers alike. But what is

Opioid Task Force Charges 60 People in Crackdown

Following over 350 thousand prescriptions for controlled substances, the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO) Strike Force was formed to combat the root of the cause. On April 17th, the Department of Justice announced charges against 60 people – including 31 doctors, 7 pharmacists, 8 nurse practitioners, and 7 other medical professionals. Six States Hit HardARPO is

Marketing Management and Mismanagement

While there are hundreds of ways to market and promote your practice, there are an equal amount of ways to make a mess of it.  Recently, a chiropractor was seen standing at the entrance to his office holding a big sign advertising a free adjustment. His office was soon closed… It Was a Good Idea