By Samuel A. Collins
The current system used for diagnosis coding in the in the United States is the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD9-CM), which was adopted in 1979. This version is becoming obsolete, as it is does not meet the current and future...
By Brenda Duran, Senior Associate Editor
At age 10, Miss America pageant hopeful Jennifer Smestad was a normal kid growing up in Arizona – until her body and brain began to turn on her.
First came the head jerks, followed by involuntary facial...
By Sarica Cernohous, LAc, MSTOM, BSBA
Oh, the times we live in. How is it that something as seemingly innocuous as eating grains has become such a polarizing topic? From the low-carb revolution to the Paleo Hacks; from the Atkins Diet to the...
By Pamela Ellen Ferguson, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA® and GSD-CI, LMT (TX)
My father was a geologist and very much a man of science. He'd pepper our arguments with skepticism. But he was open to challenge. He was a great storyteller and surprised me one day when, while talking to him...