10 Years After Chiropractors Graduation

Chiropractic schools across the nation are graduating students this time of year. There are Homecomings and Lyceum’s in Iowa, South Carolina, California, and other US states that are home to chiropractic colleges. Educational institutions that teach chiropractic typically hold graduation ceremonies two and three times throughout the year and summer appears to be the popular time for most chiropractic graduations. While graduation from chiropractic school is a big event for most any doctor of chiropractic, today’s date marks 10 years since the graduation of my August 1998 class.

Coming soon to a child near you: The war against cholesterol

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has new guidelines to tackle cardiovascular disease by screening children as young as 2 years old for cholesterol levels. If the numbers don’t add up, the new AAP plan advises doctors to first promote weight loss, increased physical activity and nutritional counseling, and second to prescribe cholesterol lowering drugs, or statins.

Meet a Chiropractor – Nicholas Campos of West Hollywood

When it comes to patient care, there are chiropractors worldwide serving masses of people, in an effort to assist them in reaching the mountaintop of good health. One of those chiropractors is Dr. Nicholas Campos of Los Angeles, California. I had the pleasure of interviewing him recently for this Planet Chiropractic article, and I’m pleased to share his story.

FDA-approved Lawsuit Preemption

Everyone seems to be picking on the poor Food and Drug Administration (FDA) these days, but for vastly different reasons. To the hundreds of thousands of victims (including dead ones) of adverse prescription drug reactions each year, and their families, the FDA is failing to protect the public. These people believe the agency should spend more time and effort making sure drugs are safe and effective before approval. Meanwhile, the pharmaceutical companies feel the FDA is a nuisance, way too fussy about drug safety details and terribly slow with approval.