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The first chiropractor was a Canadian who claimed he received a message from a ghost

Approximately 4.5 million Canadians visit a chiropractor each year to have their spines cracked, popped or adjusted. In addition to back pain, some chiropractors claim to fix an astonishing array of problems, including allergies, appendicitis, diabetes, ADHD, colic, crossed eyes, heart disease and, in babies, the “trauma” of passing through the birth canal. Some chiropractors… Read More »

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Boy, 4, has dozens of worms removed from intestines after complaints of pain, vomiting

A 4-year-old boy with a history of stomach pain, vomiting and abdominal distention eventually landed on the operating table where surgeons manually removed dozens of worms that had been living in his intestines. The boy, who was not named in the case report but was said to live in northwest Cameroon, had no history of deworming since… Read More »

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. [UPDATED at 2:55 p.m. ET] Happy Friday! I come bearing a medical ethical quandary for you to mull as you head into your weekend. Stumped mid-surgery,… Read More »