272015Feb

Water Fluoridation: Helpful or Harmful?

In the United States, fluoride is added to 70% of public drinking water supplies.  However, most other developed countries do not add fluoride to drinking water; for instance, 97% of the population in Western Europe has water without any added fluoride.  Why the disparity?  Is water fluoridation helpful or harmful?  As it turns out, there…

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272015Jan

Sciatica

Article for Cape Fear Living Magazine Article Title: Sciatica Submitted by: Dr. R. Todd Shaver 27 January 2015 Recent analysis of our website revealed that sciatica was one of the most common search topics in 2014. This is not surprising as the condition is very common … and very painful. What exactly is sciatica? What…

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172014Dec

Text Neck: Do You Have It?

CFL Magazine Article: ‘Text Neck’: Do You Have It? Dr. R. Todd Shaver / Shaver Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Submission Date: 17 December 2014 The world has become addicted to social media and smart phones are the preferred method of feeding that addiction. People cannot seem to resist gazing into the smart phone screen to…

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172014Dec

Text Neck: Do You Have It?

CFL Magazine Article: ‘Text Neck’: Do You Have It? Dr. R. Todd Shaver / Shaver Chiropractic & Natural Medicine Submission Date: 17 December 2014 The world has become addicted to social media and smart phones are the preferred method of feeding that addiction. People cannot seem to resist gazing into the smart phone screen to…

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212014Nov

Is the Flu Vaccine Safe & Effective?

CFL Magazine Article: “Is the Flu Vaccine Safe & Effective? Think Twice Before Rolling Up Your Sleeve.” Dr. R. Todd Shaver Submitted: 21 November 2014 The annual marketing blitz for the flu vaccine has commenced. Billboards, the nightly news, popular magazines and websites … everywhere we look “experts” are scolding us to roll up our…

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12014Nov

Probiotics: Health – Enhancing Bacteria

Cape Fear Living Magazine Article Title: PROBIOTICS: Health-Enhancing Bacteria Submitted by: Dr. R. Todd Shaver/Shaver Chiropractic & Natural Medicine 1 November 2014 Bacteria get a bad rap. The thought of harboring bacteria makes many people cringe and run for antibiotic medication. However, in reality, good health depends on the presence of bacteria in your body…

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182014Jun

Got Sleep?

Wilmington Living Magazine Article: “Got Sleep?” By: Dr. R. Todd Shaver Submitted: 18 June 2014 Did you sleep poorly last night? If so, you have lots of company. 54% of American adults report difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep at least a few times each week. The healthcare costs associated with insomnia total $42 BILLION…

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192014May

Poor Posture Predicitive of Poor Health

Wilmington Living Magazine article: Poor Posture Predictive of Poor Health Submitted By: Dr. R. Todd Shaver Date Submitted: 19 May 2014 Government, industry & families bear astronomical and ever rising cost related to the care of chronic pain and chronic disease. Efforts to avert chronic pain and chronic disease should utilize healthcare strategies and methods…

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92014May

Avoidance of Sun Exposure May Be Dangerous

Article for WILMINGTON LIVING MAGAZINE: “Avoidance of Sun Exposure May Be Dangerous” Submitted By: Dr. R. Todd Shaver Date of Submission: 9 May 2014 Hooray! After the coldest and darkest winter of my 23 years in Wilmington, it is finally summer. And that means that its time to slather on the 100 SPF sunblock and…

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