American Chiropractic Association (ACA) President N. Ray Tuck, Jr., DC, released the following statement in response to UnitedHealthcare’s decision to withdraw a recent policy change that denied coverage of manipulative therapy for the treatment of headache: “The ACA has confirmed that UnitedHealthcare (UHC) has restored its policy in support of coverage for nondrug manipulative therapy for headache treatment. The original change, to deny coverage, was posted online in a revised policy document for manipulative therapy dated Aug. 1.”
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Healthy people with a low risk of cardiovascular disease may still need to keep a close eye on their cholesterol, according to new research. A study, published recently in the journal Circulation, found that otherwise healthy people with high LDL cholesterol levels are at higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those with lower LDL.
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Think Healthy, Inc., is celebrating the impressive results of a study conducted from May 14 through June 7, 2018, on 53 clerical workers at Seattle City Light, led by Ergonomist Keith Osborne, using the company’s BAX-U Posture Corrector. Seattle City Light is a public utility providing electrical power to Seattle and its surrounding areas. It has 1,872 employees.
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New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) is partnering with the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors (ANJC) to offer the first training program for individuals who wish to become Licensed Chiropractic Assistants (LCAs). With this program, New Jersey is the first state in the nation to offer licensure for chiropractic assistants. Taught by highly-qualified NYCC faculty in both traditional classroom and online formats, the LCA program is designed to be completed in 12-18 months and includes 120 hours of coursework.
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