The Lasting Effects of Opioid Abuse

The brain is an interesting phenomenon. Like the galaxy, humans have yet to discover much about it. But due to the ever-growing research capability of science, we have been able to understand how the brain reacts to the abuse of addictive drugs like opioids. What’s the science behind humans’ love for substance misuse? We finally […]

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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 […]

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Chiropractic and Insurance

In any insurance contract, the insurer bets that it never has to pay out any claims, while the insured pays a premium every month just in case something happens. Health insurance is a contract between you and the insurance company that promises that the insurance company will pay a portion (or all) of your medical […]

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US House Requires VA to Study Holistic Treatment

Complementary medicine is not only surviving, but Congress just unanimously ordered the Veterans Health Administration (VA) to explore and learn how to use holistic medicine, including chiropractic, in healthcare for America’s veterans.A Brief History  D.D. Palmer changed the face of future healthcare when he pressed a lump on his deaf janitor’s back, resulting in the Eureka […]

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Chiropractic and Acupuncture

Chiropractic and AcupunctureAcupuncture 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 […]

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