Monthly Archives: January 2014

What Makes You Happy?

January 28, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments  | 

An interesting study by Lane Kenworthy ( ) shows puzzling results for happiness in the United States.  First, despite a variety of favorable developments, Americans haven’t, on average, gotten happier over the past four decades. Second, despite our comparative affluence, Americans are only in the middle of the happiness pack among the world’s rich nations.   WHAT CAUSES HAPPINESS? For any given person, genetics and unique individual circumstances play an important role. But scientists have identified a number of external factors that also… Read more »
When it comes to neck pain the best medicine is no medicine at all according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.   The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, tracked 272 patients with recent-onset neck pain who were treated using three different methods:     Medication Exercise A Chiropractor After 12 weeks the patients who used a chiropractor or exercised were more than twice as likely to be pain free compared to those who relied on medicine.   The… Read more »