Chiropractic
Stop Saying Silly Things about Philosophy
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 07:59 AM

This article is excerpted from an article about philosophy in Physics.  The parallels to our profession are interesting.

The last few years have seen a number of prominent scientists step up to microphones and belittle the value of philosophy.  Roughly speaking, [people] tend to have three different kinds of lazy critiques of philosophy: one that is totally dopey, one that is frustratingly annoying, and one that is deeply depressing.

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U.S. Ranks First in Health Spending, Last in Outcomes
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 05:06 PM

The U.S. spent more per capita on health care between 2004 and 2014 than 10 other industrialized nations measured, but it ranked last in health outcomes, a Commonwealth Fund study found.

The U.S. spends $8,508 per capita for health care, compared with the U.K., which spends $3,405 per person and moved up to first place in outcome indicators. The study reinforces the need for the policymakers and insurers to re-examine DC services for conditions including back pain as a more cost-effective, conservative-care-first approach over the more costly and riskier pharmaceutical-surgical model that currently dominates the U.S. healthcare system.

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Sandard Process Inc. Earns Paragon Awards
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:00 AM

Standard Process Inc. was honored with two awards for communication achievements from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter. The awards were presented during the chapter’s 2014 Paragon Award ceremony held June 3 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Paragon Awards program recognizes local public relations professionals for accomplishments in areas of public relations, including media relations and integrated communication campaigns.

Paragon Awards are presented in two categories: Complete programs, evaluating all project plans and materials from inception to end, and tactical entries, which are stand-alone pieces that support a complete program. Members of the Standard Process communications and creative teams received an award in each category.

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International Spine Care Charity
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014 07:38 AM

World Spine Care (WSC) has been launched to fill the profound gap in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions found in the developing world. WSC is a multinational not-for-profit organization, bringing together the full spectrum of health care professionals involved in spinal health – medical physicians and specialists, surgeons, chiropractors, and physiotherapists.

WSC is focused on providing prevention, assessment, and treatment of spinal disorders in the developing world.

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Life Chiropractic College West Student Given $10,000 Scholarship from Standard Process Inc.
Monday, June 16, 2014 10:03 PM

The 2014 Dr. Michael Dobbins Excellence in Nutritional Education Scholarship was given to Life Chiropractic College West (Life West) student Shea Lindsay during the college’s annual Spring for Life event held in May. Lindsay is the fifth recipient of the $10,000 scholarship presented by whole food supplement manufacturer Standard Process Inc.

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