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Antibiotics: Not as safe as you think

By Dr. George I. Traitses Antibiotics have been credited with saving thousands of lives, these days antibiotics are also in the news for not being as effective. According to the Centers for Disease Control, up to two million Americans fall ill from antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year and that at least 23,000 die from those infections. 

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Chiropractic Care for pain relief

Harvard Health Review on Chiropractic By Dr. George I. Traitses Chiropractic is a health care system that holds that the structure of the body, particularly the spine, affects the function of every part of the body. Chiropractors try to correct the body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal 

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Some principal findings for Chiropractic

The New Zealand Commission has just put out a report on the principal findings of chiropractic. • Chiropractic is a branch of the healing arts specialising in the correction by spinal manual therapy of what chiropractors identify as biomechanical disorders of the spinal column. They carry out spinal diagnosis and therapy at a sophisticated and 

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Running

By Dr. George I. Traitses As summer approaches, sticking to an indoor exercise regime can be difficult as temperatures warm up. Running outdoors is a great way to take advantage of the weather, while keeping fit and improving energy and stress levels. If you take your running routine outside, remember these 5 simple stretching tips 

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The function of a running shoe

By George I. Traitses The function of a running shoe is to protect the foot from the stress of running, while permitting you to achieve your maximum potential. Selecting the right shoe for your foot can be confusing without the proper knowledge. People with low arches, called pronators, will need a shoe that provides stability. 

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Raise your hand if you have back pain

By Dr. George I. Traitses As adults, we get used to a variety of daily or near-daily aches and pains, particularly as we age. But what about our children? Don’t they seem immune to many, if not all, of the pain complaints we have – despite the fact that for the most part, they’re exponentially 

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Three reasons to limit TV time

By Dr. George I. Traitses Say what? You’re suggesting I back away from the boob tube and finding something else to do with my valuable time? These days, that’s an increasingly difficult mandate considering how many Americans have immediate access to a seemingly endless array of reality shows, video games, music, movies and essentially anything 

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You are what you drink

By Dr. George I. Traitses Not all calories are the same, especially when it comes to the calories you drink. Most people tend to revolve their diet plans around the foods they consume, often forgetting that what they drink on a daily basis is just as important. Countless drinks on the market tend to be 

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Health benefits from lemon peels

Dr. George I. Traitses Lemons peels have an enormous amount of health benefits, including the ability to boost your immune system; lower cholesterol and, even, help to prevent cancer. Often overlooked, lemon peels offer anti-microbial protection against bacterial (and fungal) infections – helping the body to eliminate internal parasites and worms. Scientists reveal that phytonutrients, 

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Keep your brain young into your golden years

By Dr. George I. Traitses The aging process is different for everyone; however, the changes are often similar – aches and pains become more prevalent, range of motion isn’t quite what it used to be, and maybe you have noticed changes with your memory as well. According to Statistics Canada as many as 430,000 Canadians 

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