Trudy Whitman

'Adjusting' to pregnancy with chiropractice help

(Jan. 21, 1995) - Chiropractic is a widely accepted form of health care based on the belief that many medical disorders are caused by pressure on nerves due to misalignments of the spinal column that, in turn, cause interference with the nervous system.

Quick Fixes for Crossed Eyes

(Jan. 21, 1995) - "The condition that is commonly known as crossed eyes is caused by an imbalance of the eye muscles, called strabismus," explains Pamela R. Gallin, M.D., director of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus and associate professor of ophthalmology at the Edward S. Harkness Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE COUNTRY?What to know before you fly off to exotic locales

(Jan. 21, 1995) - "When families with young children are planning to travel out of the country, it is wise to obtain physician referrals before they leave," advises Bradley A. Connor, M.D., an internist with a specialty in gastrointestinal diseases. "Vacations are easily ruined when a family member becomes ill, but there are precautions that can be taken prior to the trip, and there are measures that should be taken once the family reaches its destination."

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