Feature | Corinne Malanca credits cannabis with saving her father’s life. Five years ago, Stan Rutner underwent chemotherapy for Stage 4 lung cancer. After treatment, an inoperable brain tumor was found and he fell sick with pneumonia caused by his radiation treatments. Thinking Rutner only had weeks to live, Malanca turned to the internet for answers.
Research Results | In scientific nomenclature, “hyaluronan” is the accepted term for hyaluronic acid (HA) and the physiological salts of hyaluronate, the conjugate base of hyaluronic acid. HA is classified as a glycosaminoglycan (GAG). GAGs are long, unbranched polysaccharides made of repeating disaccharide units of glucuronic acid and glucosamine.
Practice Central | If you take a look at those chiropractors who have launched successful practices, whether in the U.S. or abroad, you’ll notice they tend to share a common denominator: they’ve built outstanding teams. And if your practice is enjoying growth and profit, you know your team is an indispensable component.
Clinical Concerns | Metabolic syndrome is a collection of risk factors that increase a person’s chance of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. The condition is also known by other names, including syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, hypertriglyceridemic waist, obesity syndrome, and dysmetabolic syndrome.
Wellness Approach | Are you recommending curcumin or turmeric to your patients? Curcumin and turmeric are not interchangeable terms. Curcumin is a small, potent, and important part of turmeric. This distinction has implications for product selection as well as clinical dosing.
Money Management | Is it too early to be thinking about retirement? You should know the answers to those questions by now. The younger you are when you start applying the basic principles of sound money management, the better your chances of accumulating the kind of money you’ll need to enjoy a good life in your leisure years.
Practice Central | You make ask yourself, “How can I protect my practice and my patients from the increasing threat of security breaches within my office?” For DCs, office staff members are the most common source of data breaches, which include cases of identity theft. With this in mind, it’s clear that proper background checks are the first line of defense.
Personal Growth | Chiropractors in a conventional practice today often face a number of unexpected obstacles to success and well-being. More DCs are dealing with long grueling hours at the office, massive patient load, or floundering just to keep the lights on month to month. These challenges are creating the perfect recipe for burnout in the profession.