Archive for March 2009

Licking Doorknobs

March 27, 2009

doorknob[originally published in KCN, April 2009]

I recently posed the following question to my patients:  Suppose, for a moment, that you had to catch a cold.  Now, obviously, no one in their right mind really sets out to do such a thing, but, for the sake of argument, let’s just say that your goal was to actually catch a cold. How  would you go about doing it? (more…)

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Another Piece of the “Headache Puzzle”

March 23, 2009

[originally published in KCN, September 1998]

headache-puzzle-1Now while it’s true that we doctors still have a lot to learn — that’s why we’re always practicing — you would think that we would have our anatomy down pat. Right? Well not exactly.

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How to Save Billions of Dollars

March 16, 2009

[originally published in KCN, August 1998]

save-billions-of-dollars-1Our neighbors to the north have recently been shown a way to save millions, if not billions, of dollars each year on their health care, thanks to a comprehensive report presented earlier this year by Canadian health economist Pran Manga, PhD.

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Kids Need Chiropractic Too!

March 9, 2009

[originally published in KCN, July 1998]kids-need-chiropractic

As my daughter, Paige, enters into her eighth month of life,  it’s not uncommon for people to make a joking remark, here and there, that she has “wonderful posture” and “appears to be well adjusted” — of course that’s what you’d expect from a chiropractor’s child, right?   Then the same people will ask with a concerned look on their face, “You don’t really adjust her spine do you?”

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