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Mother's Day is this week! Buy your Mom a great gift with this week’s ThankYou Perks offer: 25% off photo books, cards, calendars & more at Snapfish. http://bit.ly/11jGnXR

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Did you know that a number of commonly used over-the-counter medications can lead to a rebound effect if they're overused? That means they end up causing the symptoms they were originally bought to treat.
Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/14/health/14spra.html?_r=0

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Mother's Day is this week! Buy your Mom a great gift with this week’s ThankYou Perks offer: 25% off photo books, cards, calendars & more at Snapfish. http://bit.ly/11jGnXR
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Yesterday's post on 'adverse drug events' created a great opportunity to do a mini-Facebook series about the serious risks associated with (correct and incorrect) use of common over-the-counter medicines. Let's start with the #1 most widely used OTC drug - acetaminophen.Acetaminophen is the most widely used pharmaceutical analgesic (anti-pain) and antipyretic (anti-fever) drug in the United States and the world (contained in >100 products) such as (Tylenol ®).Did you know that Acetaminophen is the leading cause of acute liver failure in the United States and is the second most common cause of liver failure requiring transplantation?Liver damage is just one of the known severe side effects of acetaminophenSource: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/820200-overview#showall

“Adverse drug events” is the term used when the supposed appropriate drug is given and taken properly by the patients – they just have an unexpected side effect to the medication.FILL IN THE BLANK: "Adverse drug events" account for ______ hospitalizations and ________ deaths annually in the US.A. 2.5 million; 100,000B. 1.2 million; 50,000C. 500,000; 20,000D. 250,000; 10,000

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Meet Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead (ret.). General Becky Halstead was the first woman to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point and become a general officer. She is also a longtime proponent of chiropractic care, not just for our men and women in uniform but for everyone.Watch this interview to learn more about General Halstead’s own experience with chiropractic and her views about the importance of expanding access to care:St. Louis Fox 2 - Becky Halstead Interview"Like" this post and share your own story! Why does chiropractic matter to you?
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From the STRANGE-BUT-TRUE FILES…We’d heard about this some time ago and thought it would be fun to share. But it’s also the sort of story you want to check out and make sure is true before you post about it. Well, it is…Now THIS gentleman may one day be a great candidate for chiropractic care.Why is this man squeezed into a suitcase? Trust us—he has his reasons. Check out CNN’s original story to learn more. You can see CNN’s original coverage of this here: http:/cnn.com/2011/CRIME/07/05/mexico.suitcase.escape/index.html
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Here’s a little weekend fun. The Stick family discovers yet another benefit of chiropractic care…
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Here’s a quick joke for the day.Two cannibals were sharing a meal together. One says to the other, "I don't like my mother-in-law." The other cannibal replies, "That’s okay--just eat the vegetables. They’re good for you.
"See--vegetables really do make the meal…
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