Passions & Pursuits
For 15 years, Dave Bruno has lived without television. A self-described “restless wanderer” who settled on the sunny West Coast, Bruno also has succeeded in raising his three daughters without the help of a microwave.
Like many prominent chiropractors, Bobby Doscher—affectionately known as “Dr. Bobby,” the acclaimed D.C., N.D., author and president and CEO of Oklahaven Children’s Chiropractic Center in Oklahoma City—first received her calling to the profession when she was very young. Health & Fitness
Eugene D. Robin, M.D., was an insider. A medical professor and researcher at Stanford University, the former president of the American Thoracic Society, an acting chairman of the Stanford University School of Medicine, and chairman of the Pulmonary Advisory Committee of the National Heart and Lung Institute.
From the time we’re old enough to point to our eyes, nose, mouth and ears, we’re taught the human body possesses five senses—or ways of perceiving our internal and external worlds: touch, sight, smell, taste and hearing. This, as it turns out, is nonsense.
Those in the chiropractic profession are likely familiar with the story of Bartlett Joshua “B.J.” Palmer, D.C., and his wife, Mabel Palmer, D.C. And as most people in chiropractic circles are already aware, B.J. was the son of D.D. Palmer, D.C., who founded Chiropractic in the last days of the 19th century.
It seems like a crazy world sometimes. Women are using cosmetic procedures to alter their bodies in record numbers—getting liposuction, botox injections and breast augmentation. And it’s not just women.
Athough the notion may appear a bit antiquated in a world where the bottom line seems to rule supreme, exceptional individuals nonetheless still exist who choose a calling based on their genuine desire to help people.
Early next year, chiropractic colleges across the nation will adopt a new set of accreditation standards. Significantly, this will be the first wholesale rewriting of the standards in more than three decades.
Money & Style
You’re ready to start your own practice, acquire an existing practice or buy your own office building. Or maybe you just want to refinance while interest rates are still low. How do you choose a lender that will give you a fair chance?
In recent years, group-buying sites like Groupon, Scoutmob and Living Social have given rise to a younger, more affluent and tech-savvy generation of coupon-clippers interested in indulging new experiences. This unique combination of social networking, collective buying and rock-bottom prices has spread across the Interwebs like wildfire.