To Your Health Newsletter

March, 2015 (Vol. 09, Issue 05)
Science Lesson: Why Chiropractic
Can Relieve Your Low Back Pain

Loss of intervertebral disc height is one of the traits of low back pain. Discs are the ligaments between the bony vertebrae that act as shock absorbers for the spine. As we get older, our discs have a tendency to get smaller, which can lead to all kinds of problems, including pain. Fortunately, as a recent study suggests, chiropractic can help.

Kids' Corner

Help Your Kids Adopt Healthy Habits for Life
 

Health 101

Maximize Metabolism With a Healthy Thyroid

Pump Up Your Workouts

Take the Isometric Challenge

Foods That Fight Cancer

Eat Your Way to a Long Life

Spring Into Shape

Have you been hibernating this winter? Did you pack on the holiday pounds – and keep right on going into the first few months of the year? Well, now is the time to shed those pounds and get back to the lean, mean fighting machine you once were. Here are four sensible ways to get started.

Vitamin C Power

Summer's not here yet, but sun exposure - and skin cancer risk - is a year-round concern. While adequate protection (sunscreen, wide-brimmed hats, limited outdoor exposure during sunlit hours, etc.) can help reduce your risk, what if you develop skin cancer? What then? Vitamin C to the rescue.

Eat Your Heart Out

Heart health is a significant topic these days. Increasing evidence suggests intake of processed, fatty, calorie-laden, fiber- and nutrient-deficient foods puts us at major risk for heart disease. Fortunately, evidence also suggests wise dietary choices can protect the heart as we age.

Age-Proofing the Home:
Injury Prevention for Seniors

Given the fact that we are living longer, and Social Security may be about to run out of money, there is an increasing tendency for older people to want to remain in their homes as long as they can. Here's how to age-proof the home to keep them safe and sound.

The Low-Stress Child: Tips to Keep Your Children From Feeling the Heat

You've probably developed a long list of stress-reduction strategies to help you through even the toughest day. Now imagine you're a child, without the benefit of those strategies. Here are some tips to help nurture children to stay cool when things heat up.

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