RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: website: all stories The Phoenix Reporter and Item Wed, 07 Oct 2015 06:06:27 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Vintage Halloween Decorations]]> There are many types of Halloween decorations that are collectible and crafty. For the purists among us, you can decorate a pumpkin using everything from acrylic paint to glitter glue, featuring themes ranging from the scary Frankenstein monster to Casper the Friendly Ghost.

While carving Jack-o'-lanterns requires some skill and expertise, you can use your favorite Halloween antiques and collectibles to make some fun and seasonal home decorations.

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<![CDATA[Think About It: The passing of a missionary giant]]> "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

Ever since June 15, 2015, I have had a hard time trying to write this column. Several times I tried. On a recent flight into Philadelphia, I was sitting in the middle seat (not my preference) of Row 21 and again I tried.

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<![CDATA[Spinal Column: Am I really cracking bones, you ask?]]> I'd like to explain how Chiropractic works and its true purpose. Through explaining how it works, you will gain an understanding of Chiropractic as health care. Sure, I want you to bend at the knees when shoveling and please, just walk around the ice. There is no safe method of traversing ice.

Let's talk Chiropractic 101.

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<![CDATA[Think About It: Letter to my Younger Self]]> "Play hard, do it on your own terms and stay true to yourself. Do that, and you can't go wrong." - Pete Sampras

Petros (Pete) Sampras, born Aug. 12, 1971, is a retired American tennis player and was formerly ranked number one in the world. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in tennis history.

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:49:20 -0400 20150923144920 2015-09-23T14:49:20-04:00 2015-09-23T14:49:20-04:00
<![CDATA[The Spinal Column: Can you save a spine with a back pack?]]> Ahhh... School is just about here. In my office I am hearing all sorts of emotional reactions. Me? How am I feeling? I am feeling determined. I am determined that this year we will help families become aware of the fact that back packs can cause damage to your child's spine. I recently read that more than 10,000 children nationally suffer from back pack related injuries!

I know that I am a chiropractor, so I am really focused on things having to do with the spine and nervous system, but as a parent, I find that a startling number.

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