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
Activator Methods International, the world’s number one chiropractic instrument adjusting technique, celebrated its 50th anniversary July 20-22 in Phoenix by hosting a Global Leadership Conference with top educators and leaders in the chiropractic industry. During the 3-day conference, Judi Fuhr, company CEO and wife to Activator founder, Arlan Fuhr, DC, was surprised to receive an honorary doctorate of chiropractic humanities degree from Logan University. Judi was thrilled and deeply touched to be honored in this way.
- Join Foot Levelers in San Antonio to earn 12 CEUs and protect chiropractic in Texas
- Standard Process ushers in new era of innovation with Center of Excellence
- Doctors see 30-400 percent revenue increase with Foot Levelers Training Center
New York Chiropractic College held commencement exercises in the Standard Process Health and Fitness Center on the Seneca Falls campus on Saturday, July 29, conferring degrees on 146 candidates: 31 from the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program; 18 from the Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSA) and Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine (MSAOM) programs; 67 from the Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition (MSACN), two of whom are dual graduates from the DC program and more.
- Ron Oberstein, DC, named 3rd president of Life Chiropractic College West
- Logan University names Chief of Clinic Operations
- Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and UK scientists receive grant