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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

How Doctors Tell If You Need Statins

Try out the cardiovascular risk assessment method used by the National Health service of the UK.

Confessions in the Gym – or, How to Use Peer Pressure for Your Benefit

"Peer pressure" seems like a useless vestige from middle school. As adults, we should strive to live for our own values, driven by our own personal motivations. But what if you could use peer pressure to your advantage?

Beyond Football: Growing Up to Be a “Man”

An interview with a former NFL defensive lineman about the perils of growing up with "masculine" expectations.

Latest Medical Research

Latest medical research of interest.

My Back Pain is Better – Do I Still Have to Come for My Chiropractic Treatments?

Low back patients who continued to receive spinal adjustments every two weeks stayed clear of low back pain for more than 9 months.
What powerlifters taught me about treating intervertebral discs

What powerlifters taught me about treating intervertebral discs

Lumbar decompression with the DRX-9000 works by breaking down the fibers of the intervertebral disc to allow them to grow back stronger than ever.

Newest Research Findings on Health

Four more research articles reinforcing the need to build health from the inside and avoid a chemicalized approach to health.

Get Off the Treadmill

Routine repetitive cardiovascular exercise isn't enough to gain all the benefits of being physically active.

Epidural Injections for Back Pain and Sciatica

Epidural injections, though widely used for low back pain and sciatica, have limited benefits along with a significant likelihood of doing harm.

My Son Got Off to a Lucky Start In Kindergarten

Thankfully, my son had a kindergarten teacher who allowed plenty of hugs and physical play. The anti-human touch trend in our society has gone way too far....
The Science of Chiropractic – After 125 Years, Still Ahead of the Times

The Science of Chiropractic – After 125 Years, Still Ahead of the Times

The science of chiropractic and how it's evolved.

Five Steps to Healthy Gut Flora

Living in harmony with the right mix of intestinal bacteria is a cornerstone of good health. Here are five easy step to take to make sure you're on good terms with your gut flora.

Food Stabilizers, Emulsifiers, and Flow Agents – Are They Safe?

Food additives such as carageenan, guar gum, and magnesium stearate are used to emulsify, stabilize and control the texture of food. Are they safe?
Three Groups of People Who Can Benefit from Lumbar Flexion-Distraction

Three Groups of People Who Can Benefit from Lumbar Flexion-Distraction

The DRX-9000 was developed as an alternative to surgery for patients with herniated lumbar discs. But there are other varieties of back pain that can be helped, too.

Why Calorie Counts on Food Labels Have It All Wrong

Because of variations in how foods are grown, processed, and digested, the calorie value of foods printed on food labels can be way off....

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