Your Personal Cloud

The concept of cloud computing has become a buzzword in recent years. The notion of “the cloud” originally referred to data storage. You could backup your computer files or even an image of your hard drive to a server bank in some remote location. Now you can access fully featured software programs via the cloud, including well-known productivity and photo … Continue reading

Changing Your Lifestyle

Everyone knows what he or she “should” do to obtain good health. But the mere knowledge of what we should be doing is never enough. If we’ve not been in good shape for some time, if we can’t remember the last time we did any meaningful exercise on a consistent basis, and if we’ve added more pounds over the years … Continue reading

Is the Next Pandemic XDR Tuberculosis?

While policymakers and many in the scientific community are worried about measles, a deadlier threat from drug-resistant diseases like tuberculosis lurks on the horizon. Action Alert! The measles outbreak in California has unleashed a storm of heated debate across the country, including multiple calls for mandatory vaccinations at both the federal and state level. What is the extent of this outbreak that has unleashed such … Continue reading

Chiropractic malpractice insurance costs about $2000 per year; whereas, medical malpractice insurance costs about $50,000-$100,000 per year, depending on the specialty. This speaks volumes about the potential dangers of chiropractic care compared with medical care! There has never been a reported case of stroke following Activator Chiropractic care or Cox flexion/distraction technique. That’s one of the reasons I use these two … Continue reading

The Home Stretch

Regular stretching provides numerous benefits, including enhanced flexibility and adaptability of your musculoskeletal system, that is, your bones, muscles, and joints.1 As a result, regular stretching helps improve overall mobility and range of motion. Regular stretching helps reduce injury by improving circulation, bringing increased supplies of oxygen and critical nutrients to the large muscles of your thighs and legs and … Continue reading

The 2010 OPTIMA [Oxford Project to Investigate Memory and Ageing] study showed that the accelerated rate of brain atrophy in elderly with mild cognitive impairment could be slowed via supplementation with homocysteine-lowering B vitamins, which included folic acid, vitamin B12 and vitamin B6. This is an important finding, as 16 percent of individuals older than age 70 have mild cognitive … Continue reading

McDonald’s Begins Closing Restaurants

Finally our efforts to avoid processed foods and Frankenfoods are paying off. For the first time in decades McDonald’s is struggling and has to close more restaurants than it opens after worldwide drops in sales. According to an Associated Press review of McDonald’s regulatory filings, this hasn’t happened since 1970.   Earlier this year the fast food giant announced the … Continue reading

Recumbent Bike

Recumbent stationary bikes provide an excellent way to condition, improve cardiovascular function, and burn fat. Even for people who have bulging or herniated discs, they are usually a safe form of exercise.   When pedaling the legs should not have to be wider than the position they would normally be. The pedal at its highest point should come no higher … Continue reading

Annual Mammograms

Do annual mammograms save lives? Several studies over the past few years have concluded that mammograms do not save lives, and may actually harm more women than they help, courtesy of false positives, overtreatment, and radiation-induced cancers. According to research1 published in 2010, the reduction in mortality as a result of mammographic screening was so small as to be nonexistent … Continue reading

Common Core

Core strength is critical for everyday activities such as placing heavy grocery bags into the trunk of your automobile, carrying a gallon jug of milk from the refrigerator to the dining room table, and even walking to the mailbox. When your core strength is diminished, even bending over to pick up a pencil may result in a serious spinal injury. … Continue reading