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Hello to all,

Hope everyone's summer is going great and your enjoying all the summer activities you are doing. This month's newsletter has some tips for your child's backpack for going back to school. There is also an article on the link of hormone therapy to cancer as well as the benefits of eating fish to fight cancer. Please note the good review that chiropractic received in a recent issue of Consumer Report.

Please be advised that the clinic will be closed on Saturday, September 3rd.

See you next month!

Yours in health,

Spineguys!

Red Meat, Fish and Cancer: What Are the Risks?

It's been well established that consuming large amounts of red meat may not be good for you. Less well-known, however, are the benefits that can come from consuming high quantities of fish. A new study of more than 478,000 people has revealed just what type of effects red meat consumption can have on the body - and how fish can help nullify those effects.
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"The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want."

Ben Stein

Consumers Report Notes High Praise For Chiropractic

Chiropractic was ranked highest for alternative treatments for back pain, according to a recent report from Consumer's Report.
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Hormone Pills Added to List of Carcinogens

This headline comes from a July 29, 2005 Associated Press story reporting from London that the United Nations` International Agency for Research on Cancer has added hormone pills to the list of substances that can cause cancer. The article noted that hormonal menopause therapy was being reclassified from "possibly carcinogenic" to "carcinogenic" because of the consistent evidence from studies in recent years.
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Chiropractors Offer Backpack Safety Checklist

The August 04, 2005 Business Wire ran story about backpack safety and chiropractic.

Dr. Kassie Donoghue, president of the California Chiropractic Association (CCA) states, "As the mother of an elementary school aged child, I know the pressure that comes from kids who want a certain cartoon character or color. As a doctor, I want to do what's most important for my child's long term health." She continued, "Before going out to buy a backpack, it's helpful to talk to your kids about the type of backpack you want to buy. By following a few simple guidelines, you can help your child choose a backpack they like and avoid serious back problems."
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