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Purdue Pharma Reaches Settlement For its Role in the Opioid Crisis

Opioids have been around for a long time, and are used primarily to treat chronic pain. However, in recent years, they have been prescribed far more often than before and they are now commonly found on the streets as illicit sales increase – causing far more of an issue. According to DrugAbuse.gov, 130 people die

Emerging Segments in the Chiropractic Market

In 2017, the value of the chiropractic market was measured at $12.25 billion. The increasing acceptance of chiropractic care is one of the elements leading to the cost-saving benefit associated with chiropractic care. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not approve all techniques/methods in homeopathic treatment. However, when it comes to affordability and better patient

Better Patient Outcomes, Lower Costs with Medical Integration

In the last couple of years, there have been significant efforts towards integrating conventional medicine and chiropractic treatment together. Both sides are now beginning to identify, recognize, and embrace their respective values. More and more medical doctors and nurse practitioners are signing on to become part of integrated healthcare practices with chiropractors. MDs and chiropractors are

Big Pharma Knowingly Pumped Billions of Pills into America During the Height of the Opioid Crisis

As the United States was in the grips of a raging opioid crisis, America’s biggest drug manufacturers pumped 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pain pills into communities all over the country. “Just six companies distributed 75 percent of the pills during this period: McKesson Corp., Walgreens, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen, CVS and Walmart.” (*source The Washington Post)The

US House Requires VA to Study Holistic Treatment

Complementary medicine is not only surviving, but Congress just unanimously ordered the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to explore and learn how to use holistic medicine, including chiropractic, in healthcare for America’s veterans.The VHA is the component of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) led by the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health that

Chiropractic and Acupuncture

​Acupuncture comes from Latin and English words for “with a needle” and “puncture.” It dates back to the reign of China’s Yellow Emperor, Huangdi – beginning around 2700 BCE. Historians report a “dialogue” between the emperor and his physician Qi Bo that set the stage for the development of Chinese medicine. This collaboration produced the