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Chiropractor education: women DCs need support systems, mentorship and more
By Chiropractic Economics Approximately 25% of practicing DCs are women, but women make up roughly 50% of students in chiropractor education institutions Unlike many health care professions in western medicine, women have been actively involved in the chiropractic industry since... Read More ›
Be Well: How NWHSU Bloomington Clinic Made its COVID Pivot
If staying healthy hasn’t been among your top concerns in 2020, you’re likely not living on Earth. The rest of us are washing our hands hourly, sanitizing surfaces, eschewing hugs from family and friends, and putting an emphasis on things... Read More ›
Christian M. Wright, Ed.D., D.C., M.A. Joins NWHSU as Vice President of Academic and Student Programs
Innovative thought leader brings 20 years of experience in direct patient care, healthcare and higher education Today, Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU), the premier evidence-based integrative health learning center, announced the appointment of Christian M. Wright, Ed.D., D.C., M.A. as... Read More ›
Be Well: How “Mommy Juice” Culture Gives Rise to Alcohol Normalization
From Facebook wine mom memes to coping-with-pandemic Zoom happy hours, it can feel like daily drinking is the norm and a natural part of everyone’s lifestyle. But there’s a dark side to the apparent fun—and it comes to the detriment of women.
NWHSU Adds Medical Assisting Diploma to Speed Re-entry into Workforce
For 13 straight weeks, more than 1 million individuals have filed for unemployment in the United States, due to the unprecedented economic impact of COVID-19. Layoffs are cutting across every industry, and many individuals are looking for job training programs... Read More ›
NWHSU Supports Student Access to Internet Amid COVID-19 School Closures
NWHSU has signed on to support the Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act, led by Sen. Klobuchar (D-MN) and Rep. Eshoo (D-CA-18), to ensure that students have access to internet so that they can continue learning while... Read More ›
Be Well: The Truth About Lower Back Pain
Working from home can usually lead to a sedentary lifestyle—and our backs are taking the brunt of it. Experts from Northwestern Health Sciences University shed light on the prevalence of lower back pain, why and when an X-ray is necessary, and commonly prescribed stretches for relief.
5 Questions About Integrating Complementary Providers During a Healthcare Crisis
When state governments began issuing Stay-at-Home orders in March, many complementary providers shuttered their offices and began providing a limited range of services, including telehealth. At the same time, frontline healthcare workers are feeling the strain of working long hours... Read More ›
WorkSiteRight: With On-Site Clinics on the Rise, Employers See Productivity and Cost Savings
On-site clinics are increasingly popular in workplaces, and for good reason. Not only do employees need to monitor their physical and ergonomic health, employers save money by protecting their workers. Benefits and wellness leaders are increasingly adding on-site natural care... Read More ›
NWHSU Faculty Senate Issues Statement Regarding the Death of George Floyd
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was arrested by Minneapolis Police and died at the hands of four officers while in custody, igniting two weeks of protests across the United States over the systemic racism and violence that permeates many... Read More ›