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Kidney cancer: This cancer can present in so many different ways

By Fred Hardwicke   Kidney cancer is one of the obesity-related cancers that usually presents in the 50-and-older group. Other risk factors are genetics and chemical exposures. The classic triad of blood in the urine, flank pain and an abdominal mass is not seen often, as kidneys lie below the intestines and these masses are not easily…

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Chiropractic Corner, Fido can benefit from chiropractic care too

By Daren Overmiller   You may be surprised to know that animals can benefit from chiropractic care too. Personally, I have only treated my own family’s pets and do not treat animals in my clinic, but some chiropractors treat only animals. Pets are susceptible to some of the same injuries as people and in some…

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Ovarian cancer: Sometimes surgery before a cancer strikes can be appropriate

By Fred Hardwicke Abdominal pain. Bloating. Fatigue. Stomach and urinary symptoms. With ovarian cancer, you do not have a Pap smear, a new lump or even a good screening tool. However, any of these symptoms, if persistent and unique in some way, might trigger an investigation for possible ovarian cancer, which is a common, killer cancer in…

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Chiropractic Corner, Restless leg syndrome

By Daren Overmiller   Over the years, I have been asked many times if I treat restless leg syndrome (RLS). The answer is… maybe. I wish there were a direct yes or no, but RLS isn’t an easy condition to treat since, currently, it isn’t clear what causes this condition. Most likely, there are many…

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A vaccine for cancer: ‘Straight is the gate, and narrow is the way’

Dr. Fred Hardwicke   I am an advocate for personal responsibility and traditional morality. The “straight and narrow” words of Jesus have been used (Matthew 7:14), though this may not be the best interpretation of the passage. In our century, we find human papillomavirus (HPV), which is transmitted by skin-to-skin and sexual contact, is the…

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