Medical Articles of Interest for December 2019

Probiotic Reduces Crying Time in Colicky Infants

No Evidence Stretching Prevents Running Injuries

Intermittent Fasting Promotes Weight Loss, Improves Lipids

Breakfast Like a King: Three-Meal Diet Improves Type 2 Diabetes

Eating Chili Peppers Tied to Reduced Risk of Death

High-dose Vitamin D Supplementation Appears to Be Safe

Vitamin D Needs Calcium to Help Lower Fracture Risk

Knee Injury in Youth Increases Osteoarthritis Risk

Regular Exercise Linked to Reduced Risk of Several Cancers




The Case for Caring About Primary Care

As a doctor of chiropractic who spends an hour w/ my patients, I’m appalled that the orthopedist did not seem to take the time to palpate the patient’s neck.

Fixed hard swollen lymph nodes are a classical sign of cancer taught not only in medical schools but also in chiropractic schools.

I also appalled that the physical therapists did not communicate w/ the orthopedist that the patient was not improving; that should have been a wake-up call that something was missing in the initial examination and more testing was needed.
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