#RethinkSchool: Flying Dronings, Veterinary Care and a Chiropractic Clinic, All in a West Texas High School – U.S. Department of Education( press release)( blog)


U.S. Department of Education( press release)( blog)

Former STL police officer admits to taking bribes in chiropractic strategy – KSDK.com


KSDK.com

Alternative medication treatment put four-year-old boy in A& E – BBC News

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The plight of a four-year-old boy who nearly succumbed after his mothers gave him 12 alternative medicines has prompted doctors to warn against the treatments.

Doctors at Newham Hospital in east London said the parents were “devastated” that their good intentions had stimulated him so unwell.

The boy took a dozen supplements supposedly to help treat his autism.

The National Autistic Society said it was crucial for doctors to talk through the risks of alternative therapies.

The boy developed a potentially fatal condition after taking supplements from a naturopath( natural health practitioner) for a number of months, which included vitamin D, camel’s milk, silver and Epsom bath salts.

He was admitted to A& E after losing 6.5 lbs( 3kg) over three weeks, suffered by symptoms including vomiting and extreme thirst.

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption ‘Often mothers think that supplements are natural, safe…but this is not true in many cases’

Dr Catriona Boyd and Dr Abdul Moodambail, writing in the British Medical Journal Case Reports , said it was not until the son had been at Newham Hospital, which is part of St Bart’s Health Trust, for several days that his mother told them about the holistic supplements.

Dr Moodambail told the BBC: “This happens on many occasions with other patients as well.

“Often the parents think that these supplements are natural, safe and do not cause any side effects or adverse effects, but this is not true in many cases like this.”

He added: “The situation was stark because the child developed vitamin D toxicity leading to very high calcium levels, inducing the child quite unwell and this can even be fatal as well.”

The boy made a full recovery in 2 week after being treated with hyperhydration and drugs to reduce his calcium level.

What are complementary and alternative therapies?

Complementary and alternative medicines( CAMs) are treatments that fall outside of mainstream healthcare Generally when a non-mainstream practice is used together with conventional medication, it is considered “complementary” When a non-mainstream practice is used instead of conventional medication, it is considered “alternative” Examples of CAMS include homeopathy, acupuncture, osteopathy, chiropractic and herbal medications Some complementary and alternative medications or therapies are based on principles and an proof base that are not recognised by the majority of independent scientists Others have been proven to work for a limited number of health conditions, such as osteopathy, chiropractic and acupuncture for treating lower back ache When a person utilizes any health therapy – including a CAM – and experiences an improvement, this may be due to the placebo effect Osteopaths and chiropractors are regulated in the same route as mainstream medical professionals There is no statutory professional regulation of any other CAM practitioners

What to Expect During the First Chiropractic Visit – Times Square Chronicles (press release)


Times Square Chronicles (press release)

What to Expect During the First Chiropractic Visit
Times Square Chronicles (press release)
The main duty of a chiropractor is to relieve symptoms as soon as possible and using as few treatments as possible. A chiropractor will also give you advice on how to manage your condition, more so when it comes to sciatica or back pain. The objective

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Encinitas Chiropractor Moves To New Location With State Of The Art Facilities – Digital Journal

Encinitas Chiropractor Moves To New Location With State Of The Art Facilities
Digital Journal
K2 Health Center, based in Encinitas, CA, has announced that they have completed their transfer to their new office. The new clinic for the Encinitas chiropractors features state of the art facilities, as well as in house x-rays and cold laser therapy

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Putnam Chiropractic Center alleged to owe more than $75000 to chiropractor – West Virginia Record


West Virginia Record

Putnam Chiropractic Center alleged to owe more than $75000 to chiropractor
West Virginia Record
WINFIELD – A Putnam County chiropractor alleges a Hurricane entity defaulted on a note. Jan A. Harbour, D.C. filed a complaint in Putnam Circuit Court against Putnam Chiropractic Center PLLC alleging breach of promissory note. According to the

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