On April 24th, a new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical exam became available to licensed private pilots. The new program allows private pilots to obtain a BasicMed medical exam in lieu of a 3rd Class Medical Certificate provided by an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). Providers are not required to become FAA “certified” to provide the BasicMed exam, however they must meet certain requirements. The BasicMed exam can be performed by an AME or by a “physician” licensed by a state medical board. That language seemed to apply only to medical and osteopathic doctors.
- Foundation for Chiropractic Progress supports Opioid Commission recommendation
- Back to basics: Chiropractors offer evidence-based care for back pain
- F4CP membership – NBCE secures new graduates’ participation
Research led by Lauri Byerley, PhD, RD, Research Associate Professor of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that walnuts in the diet change the makeup of bacteria in the gut, which suggests a new way walnuts may contribute to better health. The findings are published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry available online. Walnuts have been called a ‘superfood’ because they are rich in the omega-3 fatty acid, alpha-linoleic acid and fiber, and they contain one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants.
- More than 100 Million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes
- New study finds no evidence that maximum lifespan has stopped increasing
- Chronic pain common in adults With depression, anxiety
In a move to provide players with similar therapy treatments away from the comfort of their home training room, the NBA’s Phoenix Suns have purchased a second clinical PER 2000 unit from Pulsed Energy Technologies. This unit brings to four the number of total units the Suns own. The award-winning athletic training staff, led by Head Athletic Trainer Aaron Nelson, is now tied with MLB’s Chicago Cubs for the most PER 2000 units in professional sports. Nelson’s staff has seen tremendous results with the PER 2000, a Pulsed Electromagnetic Field therapy device that comes in three sizes.
- G&W Heel Lift celebrates 50 years of service
- Sigma Instruments and Breakthrough Coaching joining forces in new business venture
- Judi Fuhr of Activator surprised with honorary doctorate degree from Logan University
National University is expanding its efforts to ensure alternative care reaches more underserved populations. In August, six students will be volunteering at an IM4US (Integrative Medicine for the Underserved) Conference aimed at spreading awareness about integrative medicine to interdisciplinary health care providers and students. “We’re looking forward to being part of IM4US efforts to educate health providers about the integrative approach,” said NUHS President Joseph Stiefel, MS, EdD, DC.
- LIFE University chiropractic student awarded with Multi Radiance Medical scholarship
- NYCC holds commencement for five degree programs
- Ron Oberstein, DC, named 3rd president of Life Chiropractic College West