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Call for Nominations for P. A. Willmon Memorial Award
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 05:34 PM

The P. A. Willmon Memorial Award is an award presented by the Texas Chiropractic Association to recognize a recipient from, or serving the people of a rural area. 

If you are aware of a TCA member who is from a rural area of fewer than 100,000 or who has served the TCA and/or chiropractic patients within a rural area, please forward a nomination and your reasons for consideration to the TCA office at 1122 Colorado, suite 307, Austin, TX 78701.

Deadlines for nomination are January 19th, 2018.

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Amazon is Thinking of Selling Medicine Online
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Monday, October 09, 2017 03:10 PM

There might come a time when you can order prescription meds with household items and groceries from Amazon. 

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Call for Nominations for Executive Offices of TCA
Monday, October 09, 2017 12:16 PM

TCA is putting out a call for nominations for the offices of secretary/treasurer and vice president. Nominations are due in the TCA office by Jan. 31, 2018.

TCA’s membership elects all executive officers every year. The next annual elections will take place early in 2018. Each executive officer serves a one-year term. The vice president succeeds to the to office of president of the association.  

Candidates must also meet the following qualifications:

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TBCE Proposed Rules, September 2017
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Monday, October 09, 2017 10:33 AM

The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (Board) proposes amending several of its rules to comply with the changes wrought by this year's Legislative session. The proposed amendments would 1) permit a unlimited number of attempts to pass the jurisprudence exam in order to achieve a passing score, 2) repeal chiropractic facility registration, and 3) provide for license renewal every two years.

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Better Treatment of Pain Is Key to Ending Opioid Abuse
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Thursday, October 05, 2017 07:08 PM

The solution to ending the opioid addiction crisis is “to attack pain.” 

“We are in an epidemic of opioid addiction, but the solution is not just to attack opioids, it's to attack pain," said Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD, professor and vice-chair for Leadership, Centers and Programs in the Department of Military & Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.

One key challenge to addressing pain management is the inability to objectively assess it, he said.

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