The Caring.com Student Caregiver Scholarship award provides three university students in the United States with a $1,500 grant each for tuition and books, based on the applicant's compelling 1,500-word essay or two-minute video story submission. The winners were chosen from among more than 1,500 applications and 25 finalists.
NCMIC, the nation’s largest chiropractic malpractice insurance company, announced that Louis Sportelli, DC, will retire as president of NCMIC Group (NCMIC) and National Chiropractic Mutual Holding Company (the Holding Company) and will transition to a new role as president of the NCMIC Foundation (the Foundation), a 501(c)3 non‐profit research and education foundation founded by NCMIC in 2003.
The doctor of chiropractic program at Sherman College requires students to complete more than 4,800 hours (14 quarters) of classroom and laboratory study and also includes an internship in the college’s on-campus Chiropractic Health Center. To enter the DC program, students must have at least 90 semester hours of college-level courses, including courses in the sciences.
The public voted via YouTube for the student they thought best expressed their ideas about was the most important thing that they wanted to teach to patients. The top four entries with the most votes were selected as scholarship winners. The eight finalists’ videos received nearly 7,000 views total on YouTube.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced it was upholding a key provision found in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that would allow subsidies to consumers purchasing health insurance in states where the insurance exchange marketplace is operated by the federal government.
South Carolina Rep. Donna C. Hicks visited Sherman College of Chiropractic earlier this week to learn more about the chiropractic college’s substantial community and economic impact in her district. Hicks, a chiropractic patient herself, met with Sherman College President Edwin Cordero, DC, and several members of the administrative team.
Cultivate’s model delivers statistically and clinically significant differences in employee health factors and the reduction of long-term health risks, according to the Medical College of Wisconsin and UW-Milwaukee School of Public Health. These experiences serve as the foundation for Muth’s contributed features to the Get Healthy Blog.
Dee Cee Laboratories contributes third installment of five-year pledge to the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress
Established in 1962, Dee Cee Labs began with a mission to help people achieve a healthier life through quality nutritional products. Today, the organization manufactures hundreds of high-quality dietary supplements using good manufacturing procedures in its own state-of the art manufacturing facility.
With topics including over-pronation, proper summer footwear, low-back pain, acetaminophen overdose, the Foot Levelers blog reaches a worldwide audience.
In June, TIME magazine published the article titled “Why America Can’t Kick Its Painkiller Problem,” by Massimo Calabresi regarding the overuse of prescription painkillers in the U.S. The American Chiropractic Association responded to the piece this week emphasizing the value of conservative care in combating this problem.