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September 2017 Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month
Written by Editor   
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 07:24 AM

The F4CP nationwide annual campaign is critical in raising public awareness of chiropractic care as the preferred first-line approach to avoid use of opioids -- and enhancing your local practice.  It's our opportunity to let people know that  chiropractic care is an important response to prescription opioid use and abuse that leads to addiction and catastrophic outcomes.

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Help Commission Doctors of Chiropractic in the U.S. Public Health Service - H.R. 2202
Written by Editor   
Monday, July 10, 2017 08:38 AM

Representative Gene Green (D-TX) introduced H.R. 2202, to appoint Doctors of Chiropractic as officers in the commissioned Regular Corps and the Ready Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service.

Specifically, the bill requires the President, in consultation with the Surgeon General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to start to appoint doctors of chiropractic into the commissioned Regular Corps and the Ready Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service no later than 90 days after the bill is signed into law.

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Mediocre Evidence Behind Many Primary Care Decisions
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Sunday, July 09, 2017 02:48 PM

Research-based evidence to help primary care physicians make decisions seems to be hard to come by, according to research from the University of Georgia.  

Researchers analyzed 721 topics from an online medical reference for generalists and found that only 18% of the clinical recommendations were based on high-quality, patient-oriented evidence. "The research done in the primary care setting, which is where most outpatients are seen, is woefully underfunded, and that's part of the reason why there's such a large number of recommendations that are not based on the highest level of evidence." 

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Pro-Chiropractic Bill to Boost Ranks of Certified Medical Examiners
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Friday, July 07, 2017 06:54 AM

A newly passed federal bill aims to correct the exclusion of DCs from performing DOT examinations for VA members.

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Featured Affinity Partner: Office Depot/OfficeMax
Thursday, June 29, 2017 03:25 PM

Get more from your TCA membership by participating in TCA’s affinity program with Office Depot/OfficeMax. Enjoy significant savings on products and services you use every day. Best part, its completely FREE! No fees, no obligations – just more money for you!

In addition to Office Depot/Office Max, you’ll find great discounts with more premier suppliers like Sterling Talent Solutions (background checks),  AccountingDepartment.com (accounting services) and FedEx (express/ground shipping) at TCA.SavingCenter.net.

In addition to saving, a percentage of your business will be donated back to TCA to support chiropractic in Texas. Sign up today!

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