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June 10, 2019

Opioid addiction doesn't always start with the doctor

Non-medical opioid users were more likely to say they began abusing opioids after friends and family members offered them the drugs, according to researchers.

Systems change to improve tobacco use identification and referral in the chiropractic setting: a pilot study

WHO focus on low back pain demonstrates unprecedented opportunities for chiropractors

The World Health Organization has published a paper in its Bulletin that warns of the risks of over-medicalizing the management of low back pain, instead advocating care that chiropractors are highly qualified to provide.
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Future of Chiropractic

WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC? Proposing a future direction and understanding

When asked what chiropractic is, most – if not all – chiropractors will express the following sentiment to some degree: a health profession concerned with the assessment and management of conditions related to the spine, joints, nervous system and soft tissues. The public often associates chiropractic with “back cracking,” mistakenly confusing a profession with a modality. The scope and practice of chiropractic continues to attract great public interest, rising to the forefront of media headlines, causing both members and observers alike to question whether the profession is deserving of continued self-regulation. » Read more...
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Life West's The Wave

Date: Aug. 16-18
Location: Oakland, CA
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The National Chiropractic Conference

Date: Aug. 22-25
Location: Orlando, FL
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CMCC 15th annual Back Swing '19

Date: Sept. 12
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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