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Exercise Benefits Your Brain

In case you need any added motivation to exercise, consider the benefits of exercise on your brain.  Harvard Medical School psychiatrist Dr. John Ratey, author of the book, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, says “exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, […]

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Antibiotics Everywhere

It seems like it’s hard these days to select a dish soap, hand soap or household cleaner that doesn’t tout anti-bacterial properties.  Check the active ingredients and you will likely find triclosan.  This compound is very useful for eliminating germs in hospitals, but many worry that widespread use will hamper its efficacy and contribute to […]

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Posture Perfect?

Very often after reviewing x-rays where I have identified and measured postural imbalances, patients will ask how these changes could have come about.  They are curious why a hip is higher on one side, curvature in the low back is exaggerated, or the head is held forward.  Time and again I tell patients that have […]