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Sitting and Smoking, Revisited

With many of the restrictions placed on the general population during COVID-19, there were greater levels of sedentary behavior such as sitting. While sitting has often been heralded as the “new smoking”, this is...

Best Practice Guide for Heel Pain

A best practice guide for the management of plantar heel pain based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trails and qualitative evaluation of expert interviews and patient surveys was published in...

21st Century Cares Act

A component of the 21st Century Cures Act went into effect on April 5, 2021. One of its aims is to prevent “information blocking” by streamlining patient access to electronic health information (EHI).  This...

Spinal Manipulation and Infectious Disease

A recently published JAMA Network Open “Original Investigation” systematic review examined the available evidence related to the impact of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) on infectious disease and immune function.  This is particularly timely during...

Uniting against structural racism

On March 2, 2021, Helene Langevin, MD, the Director of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) expressed her full support for the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative, UNITE, to...