Inaugural Issue 2008
Welcome
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Health Insights Today, the Cleveland Chiropractic College Foundation's health and wellness web newsletter. We hope to help you find ways to feel better, fulfill your health potential and enjoy life more. In the coming months and years, we plan to bring you news and analysis on a wide variety of health issues. We want to provide helpful answers to your health questions and also to look closely at questions for which no answers yet exist. We encourage you to join us on the journey. Read full article »
 

Daniel Redwood, DC
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Health Insights Today
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Headaches: Is Medication the Best Choice?
What is the proper role, if any, for pain control medications? Patients experiencing pain, particularly if it is severe or long-lasting, want relief. Doctors understandably want to provide that relief. Is suppressing pain with medication the best choice or do better alternatives exist? Read full article »

Breathing and Moving with Yoga

Yoga practice offers a way to bring balance to both body and mind. In this first article in an ongoing series, learn how yoga came to the West and about the health problems for which research shows yoga to be beneficial. Read full article »

 

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Chiropractic at National Naval Medical Center
Chiropractors are now being integrated into military and veterans health care in the United States. In this interview with Health Insights Today, Dr. William Morgan, of the Chiropractic Department at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, discusses his work with injured soldiers, sailors and Marines. As part of his official duties, Dr. Morgan also provides chiropractic care to members of Congress and the Supreme Court in government health clinics in Washington, DC. Read full article »
 
For Exercise, Try Walking

Whether enjoying the wonder of nature, or simply the company of a friend, walking can be a healthy, invigorating experience. And thanks to its convenience and simplicity, walking just might be right for you too. You don't need to become a member of an expensive gym to go walking. And except for a good pair of walking shoes, it requires virtually no equipment.
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Keys to a Healthy Diet
Anyone seeking information about diet and nutrition quickly discovers that there are countless nutrition books and websites, each with a different set of rules and regulations. For the average person sincerely desiring dependable information, this presents a major dilemma: whom do you trust? Read full article »
Preparing to Practice Sports Chiropractic

Chiropractors are an integral part of the sports medicine staffs for the Olympic Games and numerous teams in the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball, as well as collegiate, scholastic and youth club sports. Doctors of chiropractic are well trained to address the needs of athletes from a wide variety of individual and team sports. The chiropractor's knowledge of neuromusculoskeletal disorders makes chiropractic care a perfect fit for most sport-related injuries. Read full article »