1. Optimistic, hopeful teens less likely to use drugs

    An almost unsurprising study reported on in the January 1999 issue of The Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology finds that teenagers with high levels of hope, optimism and self-esteem are less likely to use drugs, cigarettes or alcohol. The students were tested for their individual levels of opt…Read More

  2. How Massage & Chiropractic Go Hand-In-Hand

    Massage therapy compliments the work you get done by the chiropractor. Chiropractic care compliments the work you get done by the massage therapist. Compliments are flying everywhere! How does that all work? Chiropractic care moves bones that have muscles connected to them. Usually, the muscles are …Read More

  3. Are Home Births Safe?

    A Canadian study reported on the website WebMD finds that women who are in good health and at low risk for complications would be better off having their babies at home rather than in a hospital. The researchers compared results during and after 862 planned home births attended by midwives, 571 plan…Read More

  4. Dogs Decrease Risk of Allergies in Infants

    At Connected Chiropractic, we LOVE dogs! We wanted to share an interesting study about dogs, and how they may be able to help decrease your infants allergies. If you want to learn how chiropractic care may help too, read THIS BLOG. In the February, 2004 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology the…Read More

  5. Chiropractic risks: What does the evidence say?

    Ian Coulter, Ph. D. is the author of an article in the September 1998 issue of the journal Integrative Medicine that examines the risks associated with chiropractic care. The article, entitled “Efficacy and Risks of Chiropractic Manipulation: What Does the Evidence Suggest?” points out some inte…Read More

  6. Chiropractic patients use medical services less

    The June 1996 issue of Topics in Clinical Chiropractic reports that older patients who use chiropractic health care services end up using less medical services such as hospitals, nursing homes and prescription drugs. In a study of geriatrics by the Rand Corporation it was found that 96% of the popul…Read More

  7. Chiropractic Care May Slow Progress of Parkinson’s, MS

    The August 2004 issue of the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research highlights a report finding that chiropractic care may halt or reverse the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The study involved 81 patients with Parkinson’s disease and MS that were under chiropract…Read More

  8. Allergies and Asthma Linked To Antibiotic Use In Infants

    On October 1, 2003, HealthDayNews highlighted research reported at a conference of the European Respiratory Society in Vienna, Austria finds that children who take antibiotics are more likely to develop allergies and asthma later in life. In the study, researchers from the Henry Ford Health System i…Read More