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In clinic, I use my understanding of functional human anatomy and body mechanics to help diagnose and treat issues with muscle, joints and nerves. A key role is patient education and helping patients take an active role in their own recovery. On a daily basis, I work very closely with other health care providers. As a health care consultant, I work with case managers and medical and health consultants to help injured workers recover from injury.

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If you get seasick, it’s probably because what you see doesn’t match what you feel. So to understand motion sickness, you need to understand how your body senses motion.

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Eventually, everybody dies. But that doesn’t mean that scientists shouldn’t work to help people live the longest, most enjoyable life possible.

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An Italian doctor wants to transplant a quadriplegic patient’s head onto a donor body. Is this is the next leap in regenerative medicine, or just a whacked-out idea from a latter-day Dr. Frankenstein.

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The first monaural stethoscope was invented by physician Rene Laennec in France in 1816. This small and sturdy device greatly improved the physician's ability to listen to internal body sounds. This is a replica, produced in 1929 for the History of Medicine Museum in Toronto, of the earliest wooden model stethoscope.

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There are a lot of studies that talk about the health benefits of breakfast. But some of them require a closer look. They don’t necessarily show that breakfast causes good health.

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If you combine alcohol with energy drinks, you might end up with a long-term problem: addiction. In fact, energy drink cocktails can affect the teenage brain similarly to cocaine.

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Mercury pollution from southern Canada can travel all the way to the Arctic. There, mercury can impact aquatic food webs, and all the species who depend on them—including humans.

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Scientists think that genetically engineered gut bacteria could help fight obesity.

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People can act in racist ways or make racist comments without consciously meaning to. Thankfully, your brain contains the machinery necessary to correct implicit racial biases. All it takes is a little mental effort!

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