Will the recession morph into an American Depression? While economic analysts everywhere are discussing the possibilities of the US moving from recession into a financial state of depression, folks on Twitter are having fun coming up with names to call the pending economic state of the nation.
This article originally appeared on Friday, August 1st, 2008 in the print version of The Rivertowns Enterprise local newspaper. It features Chiropractor Anita Morgenstern of of Hastings, NY and her mission of serving New York and all of humanity. A spectacular piece by author Dina Sciortino on Chiropractic Humanitarian Anita Morgenstern.
Dr. Ronen Mendi, a chiropractor in Israel, travels to the South District to provide care to children and their families in the city of Sderot. The city is located less than a mile from Gaza and has been an ongoing target of Qassam rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip. The article was converted from Hebrew to English and originally appeared in Israeli local news on August 4th.
By Michael Dorausch, D.C. Marketing materials sent to chiropractors by mail, fax, and e-mail continue to show up in my…
A 76 billion-dollar medical bill is enough to give anyone a serious heart condition. The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) released a report earlier this week, suggesting the cost of the 10 most expensive health conditions in the US was more than $500 billion to treat in the year 2005.
According to historical reports, September 18, 1895 is the day Daniel David Palmer gave the first chiropractic adjustment, which took place in Davenport Iowa. It was not long after that day that Palmer needed a name for his developing science. The Reverend Samuel Henry Weed, born in Indiana in 1843, is credited with creating the word chiropractic, around the time of January 1896.
The struggle to discover new ways to raise our students’ test scores has become a primary focus in schools all across the land. All manner of innovation is being tried to see what works. Special teaching programs with special books, elaborate computer and video instruction, even weekend retreats – we keep scrambling to kick the numbers up just one more notch!
The medical approach to health has come to dominate the field of primary health services in our country over the span of the last half-century or so. It goes like this. First, the doctor identifies and lists all the clinical signs and symptoms exhibited by the patient. Second, the resulting list is compared to named diseases and their lists of signs and symptoms. These are then matched up and the patient gets labeled with one or more diseases. Third, the doctor prescribes a treatment to cure the diagnosed disease. Almost universally, this consists of taking medication, due to the underlying philosophy of medicine. When you are ill, you take a pill.
In case you’ve been asleep and didn’t notice, insomnia has been elevated to the status of a public menace. Depression, auto accidents and high disease rates are all being blamed on sleep deprivation. “He sleeps well that knows not he sleeps ill,” observed Publilius Syrus in the first century B.C.
American medicine was publicly flogged recently because life expectancy in our country falls below that of most wealthy nations. This is totally unfair. I don’t think we should blame the medical industry for our lifespan. Medicine in the United States is doing everything in its power to fight death. Heck, we spend twice as much per person on medical care than any other country.