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FEMA Grant to Feduce Risk of Low Back Pain, Disability in Firefighters
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 04:47 PM

The University of South Florida's John Mayer, DC, PhD, recently received a $1.3 million Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance of Firefighters grant - a three-year award that will help build upon cumulative research evaluating the effectiveness of targeted exercise programs to reduce the risk of low back pain and disability in firefighters. The grant total includes a 5 percent extramural funding match from the Florida Chiropractic Research Foundation.

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U.S. Open Golfers Benefit from Chiropractic
Thursday, September 18, 2014 04:43 PM

WHEN SOME OF THE WORLD’S BEST GOLFERS hit the links at Pinehurst Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C. for the U.S. Open Golf Tournament in June 2014, some of the world’s best chiropractic physicians were there to care for them.

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Turn In Your Prescription Drugs
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 04:10 PM

Attorney General Eric Holder announced an expansion of a prescription drug return program Monday that would allow hospitals, pharmacies and other entities to accept excess drugs, including opioid pain relievers that have contributed to thousands of overdose deaths.

"Prescription drug misuse and abuse is an urgent — and growing — threat to our nation and its citizens.''

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Joan Rivers – Another Casualty of Preventable Medical Error?
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 03:14 PM

The New York State Health Department is investigating the circumstances behind the death of beloved comedienne Joan Rivers on 


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Obesity Prevalence More Than 20% in Every State
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Thursday, September 18, 2014 03:08 PM

The CDC today released a map detailing obesity prevalence for all US states based on 2013 showing that 23 states had a prevalence between 25% and <30%, according to the map, and no state was shown to have a less than 20% prevalence in obesity.

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