Back Pain Has Nothing to Do with Asthma or Antibiotics

Back pain is thought to be one of the most common occurring complaints amongst people working in the United States. While chiropractors have long been associated with successful outcomes related to complaints of back pain, neck pain and headaches, there’s more interrelated symptoms that cross through the meshwork of daily aches and pains, that result in visits to chiropractic offices each and every day.

The United States Insatiable Appetite For Illegal Drugs

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Mexico City Wednesday stating that an “insatiable” appetite in the United States for illegal drugs is to blame for much of the violence that has ravaged Mexico in the past year. Thousands in Mexico have died while rival drug cartels reportedly battle for smuggling routes and drug distribution territories. Wow, I agree with Hillary Clinton, almost.

Rapid Spread of MRSA Drug Resistant Staph Bacteria in Hospitals

The medical community is divided over what approach should be taken in controlling the rapid spread of drug resistant Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria in hospitals and other crisis care facilities. There are professionals with the belief that hospitals should be performing widespread screening on large numbers of patients, isolating those that match positive for methicillin-resistant stapholoccocus aureus (MRSA) infection. Others argue that a widespread screening approach can be both inefficient and costly. In a recent study, such screenings reportedly resulted in expenses hospitals didn’t need, with no decrease in hospital acquired infections occurring.