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General Wellness Articles

Healthy Produce = Healthy People (8/10/11)
Summer is here and this is the best time of year to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables from our local farms...more

Put Another Shrimp on the Barbie? (8/10/11)
Grilling meat is an inherently dumb thing to do. Here's why: Cooking animal flesh over a hot open flame triggers...more

The New Drug Crisis: Addiction By Prescription (10/27/10)
Time Magazine | September 13, 2010...more

Six Steps to a Healthier You (07/21/10)
Today, we know more than ever about how our bodies deteriorate over time and our vulnerability to diseases...more

Common Exercise Mistakes (07/21/10)
Did you know that more than 60 percent of people who begin working out for the first time, or pick it up again after...more

Physical Inactivity Leads to Chronic Pain (07/21/10)
Here's one more reason to exercise:Physical inactivity contributes to chronic musculo-skeletal pain, which affects...more

Swine Flu? DC Thoughts on Swine Flu Pandemic Planning (01/20/10)
It's a flu-for-all out there. War has been declared on the swine flu by governments around the world. The H1N1 swine...more

Give Yourself a Little TLC (01/20/10)
They're all around you: people suffering from, or at risk of developing, lifestyle-related chronic conditions such as...more

"You've Got Cancer" (08/31/09)
Those three words can shake anyone to their core.  Fortunately, here’s another three-word phrase that’s...more

Breast Milk Protects against Asthma? (08/31/09)
Adapted from an article that appeared in “To Your Health”. Doesn't everyone know about the benefits of...more

Three Sure Fire Strategies to Prevent Swine Flu (05/22/09)
With today's headlines dominated by the swine flu we need to learn more in order to protect ourselves and our families...more

Stay Healthy this Summer: Food Safety Tips (05/22/09)
Spring and summer is a wonderful time of year to enjoy backyard barbeques and weekend picnics. Unfortunately, eating...more

Chiropractic Saves $$$$$$$ (03/18/09)
As Americans become more aware of where our dollars and cents are being spent, it seemed appropriate to share some....more

We Continue to Serve (12/10/08)
In our commitment to continue providing our patients with the highest level of care, we are proud to announce the....more

A Healthy Holiday (12/10/08)
There’s no doubt about it – the holiday season is the most challenging on our health; if we manage to avoid...more

Oh No.It's Influenza.Everbody RUN!!!!! (12/10/08)
Well, it’s that time of year again.  Time to line up and get your flu shots.  Do you know what is actually in that...more

New! Alimtox Ionic Foot Cleanse Treatment (10/22/08)
We are proud to introduce the Alimtox Ionic Foot Bath.  Many patients first present to our office with pain complaints....more

What's Behind Your Bathroom Mirror? (10/22/08)
Research shows anitdepressants are only slightly more effective than sugar pills...more

Allergies...Nothing to Sneeze At (10/22/08)
Allergies are an all too common phenomenon. From cats and dogs to mold and mildew, many of us have been faced with objects...more

Back to School is Time to Check Child Backpacks (09/17/08)
Because carrying a backpack improperly, or one that is too heavy, can cause a child to have immediate and long-term back....more

Kinesiotape: Treating you like a Gold Medal Athlete (09/17/08)
This month I decided to allow the experts to speak for me. As seen in the current publication of the Santa Barbara Independent...more

8 Drugs Doctors Would Never Take (08/29/08)
With 3,480 pages of fine print, the Physicians' Desk Reference (a.k.a. PDR) is not a quick read. That's because it contains....more

You Are What You Eat (06/25/08)
Summer is the perfect time of year to branch out of your normal eating routine and try new, local, fresh ingredients. With...more

Scoliosis (06/25/08)
Scoliosis affects 5 to 7 million people in the United States. More than a half million visits are made to doctors' offices...more

Artificial Sweeteners (05/14/08)
What we put into our bodies is an important piece of the health puzzle. We all know not to put diesel gas into our cars that...more

Back Pain: What Works (Forbes Magazine) (05/14/08)
The latest issue of Forbes Magazine includes an article regarding back pain and treatments that have been proven to be...more

Back Pain Facts and Statistics (04/23/08)
Although we care for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from low back pain.  In fact...more

Probiotics Help Runners Stay Healthy (04/23/08)
Endurance runners' strenuous training can erode their immunity and make them more vulnerable to catching colds, but a daily...more

How Many Drugs to You Want to be On? (03/31/08)
USA Today finds that all you have to do is ask. As research on big-pharma continues to shine light on the true intentions of...more

The Power of a Chiropractic Adjustment (03/31/08)
As you all know, chiropractic is the best choice for people dealing with low back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica...more

Smile, Spring has Sprung! (03/31/08)
As if the beautiful weather isn't enough to make us all smile, we have compiled the following list of humorous 'commentary'...more

Sleep Tight (02/20/08)
A list of helpful hints for getting a restful nights sleep..more

New Years Resolutions (Team in Training) (01/23/08)
How many of us make resolutions? Let's be honest...nearly everyone does. And nearly everyone is great about striving..more

Start Laughing (01/23/08)
We know that we are in the midst of another "freezing" California winter, but don't let that stop you from recommitting...more

No Laughing Matter (01/23/08)
Earlier this week, Merck and Schering Plough released information regarding two of their biggest sellers, Vytorin and Zeti,...more

Yoga Can Benefit Chiropractic Patients (12/19/07)
According to 2005 and 2003 studies by Yoga Journal, 16.5 million Americans practice yoga and at least 12% of the population...more

Holiday Survival (12/19/07)
The holidays seem to come earlier and earlier every year -- and along with them, the stresses and strains of frenzied holiday...more

Today's Fashion Can Be Tomorrow's Pain (10/24/07)
Fashion-sense isn't just for ladies. Men, these tips apply to you too. Additionally, you'll be the 'star' spouse by passing these tips...more

Back To School Basics (08/22/07)
Back Pack Safety Checklist: One of the fundamental pieces of any back to school ensemble is, of course, the backpack, and although...more

Plant and Rake Without the Ache (07/31/07)
Every season, our bodies take on new tasks. From the shoveling of snow in winter (not much in Santa Barbara) to the mowing...more

Hollywood Stunt Performers Credit Chiropractic
(07/31/07) Hollywood stunt performers who depend on their physical abilities are giving credit to chiropractic for their ability to be at...more

Vitamin D and Calcium Shown to Reduce the Risk of Cancer (06/20/07)
This study has revealed that supplementing with vitamin D and calcium can reduce your risk of cancer by an astonishing 77...more

Boning Up on Healthy Habits (05/22/07)
What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis, is a condition characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue....more

Chiropractic and High Blood Pressure (04/25/07)
A recent study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has shown an astounding result...more

Chiropractic Adjustments for Ear Infections? (04/25/07)
Many parents, and even pediatricians, are becoming aware of the fact that chiropractic adjustments aid children...more

Are You Familiar with the New Nutrition Pyramid? (03/22/07)
A Guide to Healthy Living. The pyramid shows food groups as a series of differently sized colored stripes...more

Adolescent Dieting May Predict Weight Gain (03/22/07)
Adolescents who go on diets to lose weight may be significantly increasing their odds of gaining weight, say...more

Healthy Heart (02/21/07)
Heart disease may be the leading cause of death for both men and women, but that doesn't mean you have to accept it...more

Keep It Dark At Night (01/17/07)
Recent research has shown that altering your sleep cycles negatively influences hormone release and may raise your risk for...more

Antibiotics Not Needed for Runny Noses (01/17/07)
Many patients are suffering from runny noses at this time of year, a new study suggests that doctors not prescribe antibiotics...more

Can Driving Cause Back Problems (12/20/06)
As the holiday seasons are upon us, many will depart on long journeys to visit loved ones. Outside of the mental stress...more

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Pregnancy and Pediatric Articles

Keeping Baby Safe this Summer (8/10/11)
A baby's skin is the most velvety soft substance on earth. That delicate skin makes babies and toddlers more...more

Dr. Nicole's Corner: How the First Nine Months Shape the Rest of Your Life (10/27/10)
Time Magazine | September 22, 2010...more

Dr. Nicole's Kid Corner: Santa Barbara Birthing Center (01/20/10)
An amazing compliment for Santa Barbara’s birthing community...more

Give Your Children a Head Start (05/22/09)
No one has a completely straight spine, but nearly 3 out of every 100 people have what¹s known as scoliosis­ an S-shaped...more

Dr. Nicole's Kid Corner: I’m Pregnant!  Yeah!  Oh Wait, What Should I Eat? (03/18/09)
While pregnancy is a wonderful time of a woman’s life (& a man’s), it can also be very confusing.  There are so many new...more

Dr. Nicole's Kid Corder: Holistic Approaches to Ear Infections (10/22/08)
It is 3am and your child wakes up complaining of ear pain. What can you do? Ear pain is one of the most common complaints...more

Dr. Nicole's Kid Corner: ADHD Dietary and Chiropractic Support (09/17/08)
ADHD is a serious health concern in today’s young generation, leaving parents feeling helpless to change the situation or...more

Dr. Nicole's Kid Corner: Closure of Goleta Center Leaves Moms-to-Be One Less Choice (08/29/08)
This month I decided to allow the experts to speak for me. As seen in the current publication of the Santa Barbara Independent...more

Dr. Nicole's Kid Corner: Federal Court Rules in Favor of Vaccine Victim (06/25/08)
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has recently ruled in favor of a child alleged to have regressed into autism as a result...more

Dr. Nicole's Kids Corner: Exercise Good Judgment While Enjoying the Outdoors with Baby (04/23/08)
From biking and hiking to walking and jogging, today's parents are keeping fit and bonding with their babies in the process...more

Dr. Nicole Barry's Kid Corner (02/20/2008)
A study released from the University of Washington last week found baby shampoos, lotions, and powders may expose infants...more

Recent Children's Toy and Medication Recalls (10/24/07)
It seems that the recent news has been filled with bad news concerning our children. There has been a lot of talk regarding lead paint...more

Children Need to Practice Good
Computer Ergonomics, Too
"Emphasis needs to be placed on teaching children how to properly use computer workstations," stated Dr. Scott Bautch, a member of...more

Dr. Nicole’s Corner: Vitamin D and Pregnancy
(03/22/07) More than half of pregnant women today do not have sufficient amounts of vitamin D, even with prenatal vitamin...more

Dr. Nicole’s Corner: Did you see the Santa Barbara NewsPress on April 24?
(03/22/07) The NewsPress ran an article from the Orange County Register, explaining the benefits of chiropractic care...more

Nutrition and Pregnancy (03/22/07)
At no other time of life is nutrition as important as during pregnancy. Pregnancy is a time of great change and growth...more

Trying to Conceive? (02/21/07)
For some couples it is not as easy to get pregnant as just trying. In order to conceive, your health is of utmost importance...more

Down Syndrome Test Urged for Pregnant Women
(12/20/06) There's a big change coming for pregnant women: Down syndrome testing no longer hinges on whether they're older...more

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Acorn Squash Soup
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Super Bowl Chili
Celery Salad with Apples, Walnuts and Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing
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Grilled Peaches
Salmon Cooked in Romaine Lettuce
Berry (Barry) Delight Smoothie
Grilled Portobellos Filled with Wild Rice-Almond Pilaf and Piquillo Pepper Vinaigrette
Grilled Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa
Chicken Chili
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