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More people complain about headaches than any other medical ailment. There are approximately 45 million Americans complaining of headaches each year. That works out to about one in every six people.

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A Southern California doctor was found guilty of murder on Friday for over-prescribing drugs that caused the fatal overdose of three patients, in a landmark verdict prosecutors called the first such conviction in the United States.

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There are many misconceptions about fibromyalgia. Some people think it isn’t a real medical problem or that it is “all in your head.” Fibromyalgia does really exist. The good news is that fibromyalgia isn’t progressive or life-threatening, and treatments tailored specifically for fibromyalgia can help alleviate many symptoms.

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Drug prices have taken center stage since Turing Pharmaceuticals made headlines for increasing the price of pyrimethamine (trade name Daraprim), an ancient, generic antibiotic used to treat certain rare infections, 5000%, from $13.50 to $750 per pill. 

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is possibly the most common nerve disorder experienced today. It affects 4 – 10 million Americans and is usually very treatable with chiropractic care.  Carpal tunnel release surgery on the other hand, can be quite costly, with the average cost of the procedure, therapy and other related expenses averaging around $29,000.

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A case study found on the US National Library of Medicine illustrates how chiropractic can make a significant impact on the symptoms that Parkinson disease patients suffer from.

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Gait abnormalities have very distinctive features and are often named to reflect the prominent characteristics of the walk.  Fortunately, gait abnormality may be treated in a number of different ways, depending on the cause.

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What many may not know about Survivor winner Ethan Zohn is his personal connection to chiropractic.  With his brother as a chiropractor, Zohn has been a longtime champion of chiropractic.

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Running and jumping sports place a significant amount of chronic repetitive stress on the tibial tuberosity. Until a person reaches skeletal maturity, a growth plate exists underneath the attachment site of the patellar ligament. This growth plate becomes aggravated and irritated with repetitive stress, so that it becomes a site of pain anytime stress is applied to the shin. 

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Looking at the Cobb angle measurements, a mean of 10° ± 9° of reduction was observed across all curvature groups in a study that showed chiropractic's effectiveness for adult scoliosis. 
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