Chiropractors prioritizing health and wellness

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Dr. Coleen Denton-Prater didn’t always know she wanted to go into the family business. Her father knew since the eighth grade that he would be a chiropractic physician, but it wasn’t until she was finishing her undergraduate degree that she realized she could pursue her passion in nutrition and fitness as a chiropractor.

“I love the focus

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No fat pets: How to keep you fur-friends fit and healthy | Open

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Did you know that an estimated 56 percent of pets (cats being the majority) in the United States have been diagnosed as overweight or obese? National data tells us this condition has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and is growing!

Unfortunately, obesity may cause a number of health complications for our four-legged family members. According to some veterinarians, pets that are in fit condition may live an average of two years longer than pets suffering from obesity. Not only can obesity in pets lead to some major health problems, but obesity can negatively affect their way of life.

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DSG’s new student wellness caucus to unite mental health resources, address issues with current programs

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Duke Student Government’s former student wellness advisory committee and mental health caucus have merged to form the student wellness caucus. 

Following criticism in the 2018-19 academic year that DSG was not adequately representing all voices on campus, DSG members created caucuses to advocate for and work with particular campus demographics. But last year, some caucuses found it difficult to distinguish between their role and that of other organizations with similar missions.

The mental health caucus was founded by senior Shrey Majmudar, DSG chief of staff, in September 2019. The caucus brought together students from NeuroCare, the National Alliance on Mental

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First Inventory of Access and Quality of Metabolic Surgery Across Europe

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This article was originally published here

Obes Surg. 2021 Sep 10. doi: 10.1007/s11695-021-05633-1. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

INTRODUCTION: Europe consists of 51 independent countries. Variation in healthcare regulations results in differing challenges faced by patients and professionals. This study aimed to gain more insight into the accessibility, patient pathway and quality indicators of metabolic and body contouring surgery.

METHODS AND MATERIALS: Expert representatives in the metabolic field from all 51 countries were sent an electronic self-administered online questionnaire on their data and experiences from the previous year exploring accessibility to and quality indicators for metabolic surgery and plastic surgery

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Doctors say getting enough nutrients is especially essential for kids’ development

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(WKBN) – Food is an important part of many people’s lives, but not all food is the same. Some people even have food insecurity, which goes beyond just feeling hungry.

Lots of foods have carbohydrates and proteins.

But those aren’t the only nutrients people need to live a healthy life.

The human body has different processes that are constantly occurring and certain nutrients are vital to making those processes function properly.

When our bodies lack nutrients, those processes won’t work as they should which could potentially lead to some health problems.

“Often times, you know, people will consume foods that

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