On March 1, 2018, the Missouri state Senate passed a bill (SB 597) expanding on previous legislation that outlined the services covered under Missouri’s HealthNet program, the state’s version of Medicaid. The new section, 208.152(7), reads in part: “Up to twenty visits per year for services limited to examinations, diagnoses, adjustments, and manipulations and treatments of malpositioned articulations and structures of the body provided by licensed chiropractic physicians practicing within their scope of practice.”
- American Chiropractic Association elects leaders, implements governance changes
- New study shows majority of patients get more relief from low back pain with spinal manipulation therapy
- House introduces bill to expand chiropractic access to military retirees, families
A good helmet not only protects your skull if you crash your motorcycle, it can also reduce the risk of cervical spine injuries, researchers found. The finding counters claims by some that helmets do not protect against such injuries and may even increase the risk of injury, according to a team from the department of neurological surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, in Madison.
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- Curcumin improves memory and mood
- Sauna sessions may be as good as exercise for the heart
Metagenics, Inc., a health sciences company, announced today that a selection of its products have earned verification from the Non- GMO Project, the leading third-party verification organization for non-GMO foods and products. All Metagenics formulas with a non-GMO indication on the label have always been tested to ensure they are free of genetically modified organisms. In order to achieve verification, The Non-GMO Project, a nonprofit organization, requires the products it tests to meet strict criteria.
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- Research shows benefits of workplace clinics
Chris Cassirer, DC, president and CEO of Northwestern Health Sciences University, and two of the university’s educators were honored with awards Friday from the Minnesota Chiropractic Association recognizing their contributions to the chiropractic profession. Cassirer received the Claudius Galen Award, which the MCA describes as “special award given to recipients outside the profession who have made definite contributions to chiropractic.”
- Logan University launches ‘Leaders Made’ brand and campaign
- Professional sports chiropractor shares tips with NUHS students
- University of Western States opens Standard Process Student Commons