The U.S. Senate has approved legislation that will improve the delivery of benefits to America's veterans, bringing them one step closer to gaining further access to the essential services provided by doctors of chiropractic at major Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers. S. 1203, the 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act, passed under unanimous consent and has been referred to the U.S. House of Representatives, where it awaits action.
McAllister, the first doctor of chiropractic to lead the F4CP positive press campaign, has a unique professional and academic history, combining more than 20 years as a practicing DC with a graduate degree in education and extensive knowledge of the technological and social media landscape.
The suit originated in 2014, when the Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine filed suit against Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners claiming that acupuncture and other procedures involving needles are outside the scope of practice of chiropractic and that doctors of chiropractic who practice acupuncture are a threat to public health.
The United States Department of Agriculture wants consumers to know that a range of resources, from smartphone apps to its 30-year Meat and Poultry Hotline, exist to help consumers through any food preparation conundrums this holiday season, wherever and whenever they may arise.
Walking is a low-impact, do-anywhere exercise that helps lower blood pressure and stave off diabetes. And two large, long-term Harvard studies suggest that walking for about 20 minutes a day may cut the risk of heart disease by as much as 30 percent, according to the December 2015 Harvard Heart Letter.
National Congress of American Indians supports inclusion of chiropractors in the Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service provides healthcare to approximately 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives through a system of programs and facilities operated by Alaska Native Corporations or those located on or near American Indian reservations and, in some cases, through contractors in certain urban areas.
As issues surrounding overprescribing and abuse begin to dominate the conversation of presidential candidates, experts at the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress assert the need for evidence-based, drug-free options, including chiropractic care, to serve as a primary approach to pain relief.
Opening ceremonies included a ribbon cutting as well as words of thanks and encouragement from Northwestern officials, students, and veterans who assembled on campus. The center was the idea of Northwestern’s Students Serving Veterans Club, which applied for the Home Depot Foundation grant, one of 50 provided to student veterans’ groups at campuses nationwide.
A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would improve the quality of America’s healthcare infrastructure by further integrating doctors of chiropractic through the nation’s official delivery and research networks.
In addition to the expanded free services which will be offered at the Veterans Clinic, NUHS will also offer deep discounts for veterans on other healthcare services such as physical examinations, chiropractic services, radiology, orthotics, physical rehabilitation, and more.