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Thursday, Feb. 9, might be the most critical day for the chiropractic profession in Texas. TCA Legislative Day, held during legislative session years, provides the chiropractic community with a prime opportunity to connect with state legislators. Let’s Take the Capitol by Storm ... For Chiropractic!  Here’s why you need to be at TCA Legislative Day.
A proposed rule that will allow certain veteran administration physicians to perform the federal commercial driver physical exam as a certified medical examiner in the National Registry does not allow DCs who are part of the VA system to perform the CDL physical. Although there are 3600 doctors of chiropractic who are certified in the national registry and are authorized to perform CDL exams, the VA may leave DCs off of the list.  You are requested to provide input to the government before Jan. 3.
Chiropractic will take center stage at the 2017 Texas Chiropractic Legislative Conference (TCLC) on Feb. 9-11 in Austin. The event kicks off with TCA Legislative Day, with opportunities to participate in scheduled visits with your state legislatures and network with elected officials and colleagues at the TCLC Legislative Reception. The excitement continues with a two-day education conference, featuring chiropractic icon Dr. Louis Sportelli, Parker University President Dr. Bill Morgan and other speakers, and the awards luncheon honoring pro-chiropractic legislators. This is your opportunity to get informed and take an active role in advancing the profession in Texas. Register online today!
Find out about the real risk of stroke at TCA’s 2017 Mid-Winter Conference – A Panhandle Tradition – on Feb. 24-26 in Lubbock. A timely addition to the program is the Integrative Stroke Symposium: Protect Your Patient and Your Practice. Christine Goertz, DC, of Palmer College of Chiropractic headlines an all-star panel that includes a DC, an MD, and a vascular surgeon. Learn the latest in the research, how to identify red flags and risk factors and what to do when a stroke is in progress. And don’t miss national recognized chiropractic orthopedist Steve Yeomans, DC, and his comprehensive workshop. Earn all 16 CE hours in one place!

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Despite 13 years, six million print materials and an extensive knowledge based program, the CDC's "concussion awareness" program has not produced the desired results.  A recent Texas study demonstrates 38% of student athletes studied returned to play on the same day that they received a head injury without being cleared by a medical professional.
Population cholesterol  levels are dropping and it is not because of medication use.  Average total cholesterol, triglyceride, and LDL cholesterol levels have been declining over the past decade-and-a-half, with numbers trending even lower in the past few years, researchers report.
The infamous Hippocratic Oath is widely referenced. Is this oath, and its alternatives such as the chiropractic oath, still relevant today?
In a industry where more than 10% and nearly 25% of the industry have contemplated suicide, can it be a "healthy" industry? Is an industry where between 9% and 56% have depression or depressive symptoms "healthy?"  New worldwide reports have established that "depression and suicidal thinking are highly elevated in medical students compared to people around the same age in the general population."  
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Risk management is no longer limited to just malpractice claims. It also includes your financial policy. There is now a greater risk of financial loss due to improper discounting and faulty financial and collection policies that ever before. Get all the details in Risky Business: Texas, a FREE webinar for Texas DCs and staff brought to you by TCA Friend of Chiropractic Sponsor ChiroHealthUSA, at 1:15 p.m. CST Wednesday, March 8.
Mary Hardin-Baylor is the national Division III football champion.  Dr. Micah Montgomery, served as team Chiropractor for UMHB "Cru" in their first ever national championship in football.
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The premier national chiropractic event of 2017 will take place March 15-18 in Washington, D.C. at DC2017. Register by Jan. 15, and save $100 off the full rate. Impact Spinal Health will bring together a world-class selection of education programs, thought leaders and corporate supporters. More about the program is reported in this article. 
The safety of "double booking" surgeries by surgeons has been called into question by the US Senate's Finance Committee.  Stricter regulations on "overlapping surgeries"  and better patient information is called for.
The National Hospital Association is asking the new president-elect to ease restrictions, reduce barriers and lower EHR requirements.

All federal housing public housing developments have 18 months to make each development a smoke-free zone.
There are an abundance of health and medical apps. The FDA is taking relatively hands-off approach for all but the most high-risk apps.  It is important that the health professions set standards for technology. The AMA has released their guidelines for such standards.
Having been found guilty of 45 criminal charges, this MD faces 501 years in prison for greedily ordering low-price unapproved foreign drugs to use in her practice and billing insurances for the higher-priced approved drugs.  An Assistant US Attorney said "she didn't change her ways. She didn’t care."
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Chiropractic News
The discipline of chiropractic was founded about a century ago from medical concepts first reported in the early 19th century. Its major premise holds that small dysfunctions between vertebrae loosely considered ‘subluxations’ may effect neurophysiological change that may be corrected by targeted therapeutic input considered as the ‘chiropractic adjustment.’  Is evidence based medicine affecting the social conscience of chiropractic?  This research seems to indicate that it is so.
Fighter jet military personnel frequently suffer mechanical neck pain.  Military guidelines call for manipulative therapy, but published studies describing manipulative therapy for fighter jet aviators are scarce.  This report discusses the treatment and resolution of the mechanical neck pain of an F/A 18 instructor pilot.
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