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New Years Resolutions. I promised myself I wouldn't include an article on resolutions, but...

...this article includes some of the fundamental health and wellness principles I teach patients every day! Go ahead, read on. Then, see what Dr. Johnson has to say.

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The Milk Controversy. "Got Milk? Might Not Be Doing You Much Good."

From the article: "Six studies containing almost 200,000 women could find no association between drinking milk and lower rates of fractures."
"Milk consumption as adults was associated with no protection for men, and an increased risk of fractures in women. It was also associated with an increased risk of death in both sexes."
"Yes, it's full of protein. Most Americans aren't protein deficient, though."

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MRT: "Comparison Between the Effects of Active and Passive Soft Tissue Therapies on Latent Trigger Points of Upper Trapezius Muscle in Women..."

Conclusion: Both passive and active soft tissue therapies were determined to reduce pain intensity and increase ACLF range of motion...

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"Dose-Response and Efficacy of Spinal Manipulation for Chronic Cervicogenic Headache"

Headaches are one of the most common ailments, with a prevalence in the general population of about 16%. Studies report that 5% of adults suffer from headaches on a daily basis...

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"Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized-controlled clinical trial."

With seasonal allergies torturing one-third of Americans, acupuncture can provide relief. While over-the-counter medications often come with unwanted side-effects, acupuncture does not...

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Ask The Doctor: Dr. Laurel Johnson article featured on Helvetia Half Marathon website.

Every runner, whether pro or novice, is familiar with the aches and pains, especially tightness in the muscles and stiffness in joints, that come with distance running...

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