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Philadelphia, PA, July 6, 2016 – A new meta-analysis in Biological Psychiatry reports that sleep disturbances and long sleep duration are associated with increases in markers of inflammation.   “It is important to highlight that both too much and too little sleep appears to be associated with inflammation, a process that contributes to depression as […]

Opponents of Chiropractic have attempted a ‘smear’ campaign over the years by suggesting that chiropractic adjustments to the neck increased the risk of a certain type of stroke.   This campaign was never based upon ANY scientific evidence, but rather on ‘biased’ opinions.   A study was published in the medical scientific journal “Spine” on […]

Do you really want to be healthy? Are you doing everything you can to avoid looking 20 years older than you are?   FACT: Nearly 100% of all loss of height as you grow older happens because of diseased and dehydrated spinal discs.   FACT:You are born with 23 healthy spinal discs. To keep them […]

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports lends support to a body of research suggesting that reading on electronic devices reduces comprehension. The study found that reading on a smartphone promotes overactivity in the prefrontal cortex, less frequent sighing, and lower reading comprehension. More than ever, people are reading via electronic devices — for example, […]

There are two parts: the innate immune system and the humoral (also called acquired, because it has exposure memory) immune system. The innate immune system leaps into play as soon as a virus (or other antigen) enters the body. It attacks the virus immediately and tries to disable it and basically dissolve it. It also […]

  Cell phones, tablets, Kindle reading devices and handheld games have Americans spending a lot of time peering down at their laps.While the gadgets are a source of entertainment and help keep people connected to friends and coworkers, more so that I like a lot of times, handheld devices are also a source of muscle […]

Dr. Catherine Schuster-Bruce Low levels of vitamin D prior to catching COVID-19 were linked to worse illness, a study found. Vitamin D helps bolster the immune system to tackle viruses that attack the lungs, researchers said. Vitamin D is “one piece of the complex puzzle” underlying severe COVID-19, the scientists cautioned. Israeli scientists said they […]

Stress is tough on you. When you learn to reduce your work stress, your overall stress decreases as well!   We spend most of our waking hours doing this thing we call “work” so that we can provide for our families.   Unfortunately, for far too many people, work produces a great deal of stress, which […]

Disc disease, degenerated discs, slipped discs, herniated discs are common terms often related to back pain, both in your lower back and neck. Most people in the medical profession use these terms with patients, so I want to explain them to you. What do these terms mean? How do these things happen? What can one […]

John stood up from the bench, straightened his Army uniform, and studied the crowd of people making their way through Grand Central Station. He looked for the girl whose heart he knew, but whose face he didn’t, the girl with the rose.   His interest in her had begun thirteen months before in a California […]