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08/28/2019

NJ 101.5: Check Your Child's Backpack: It May Be Too Heavy

Before sending them out the door this school year, parents should first check their backpacks to see if they're too heavy.

08/22/2019

Chiropractors, physical therapists: Changes by NJ's largest insurer will hurt patient care

By Lindy Washburn, North Jersey Record, Aug. 22, 2019

The state’s largest insurer plans to shift oversight of its members' benefits for chiropractic care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and acupuncture to a separate company next year, in a plan that has drawn intense opposition from chiropractors and other medical providers.

08/13/2019

Horizon Agreement Sparks Concerns for Some Healthcare Providers

By Lilo H. Stainton | AUGUST 13, 2019

If approved by the state, American Specialty Health Network would oversee Horizon’s acupuncture, chiropractic services, physical therapy and occupational therapy claims

08/12/2019

Horizon’s new cost-cutting plan raises fear that trips to chiropractor may be limited

By Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Armed with data that says New Jerseyans are among the most frequent users of chiropractic care and physical therapy in the nation, the state’s largest health insurance company says it intends to team up with a national claims reviewer to scrutinize patient bills in the coming year.

07/17/2019

My Cookware is Toxic?

Well, the probability is good. It is most likely that a part or all of your cookware leaches metal and/or other toxic elements: Fluoride, aluminum, tin and nickel, primarily. We are so used to associating these things with cookware that we have forgotten how “poisonous” they really are. And non-toxic elements can leech from cookware too like copper and chromium.

12/03/2018

Study: Dental painkillers may put young people at risk of opioid addiction

THE WASHINGTON POST: Dentists who prescribe opioid painkillers to teenagers and young adults after pulling their wisdom teeth may be putting their patients at risk of addiction, a new study finds. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine Monday, shines a light on the largely overlooked role dental prescriptions play in an epidemic of addiction that has swept the United States, leading to a record 70,237 drug overdose deaths in 2017.