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Chiropractic for Neck and Back Pain - How Does It Stack Up?

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Image: Michael J. Summerville A 2004 review of medical studies compared spinal manipulation and mobilization for neck and back pain with doing nothing as well as with trying conservative care and physical therapy. The review also compared manipulation - basically getting a chiropractic adjustment - with mobilization, which is more about releasing soft tissue…

Even Casual Marijuana Use Changes the Brain

Wednesday April 16, 2014
Many marijuana users, and even some health officials, believed that casual, occasional use of marijuana is not a problem as long at is doesn't affect work or school, but a new study has found that even smoking one joint a week can caused changes in two key regions in…

Weight Training for Endurance Runners? Not So Much . . .

Wednesday April 16, 2014
In recent decades, East African runners from Kenya and Ethiopia have dominated distance events like marathons and 10ks. Their body types are mostly very lean,  with  body mass indexes (BMI) at the lower end of the range at around 18. They do hardly any weight training but run a lot…

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