Koren Wellness Articles

Back Surgery, Discs and Medical Bias

April 16, 2019 | 2 Comments

Back Surgery, Discs & Medical Bias: In Bed with My Patient Back surgery? The call I got a call from someone who sounded terrible. “Doctor Koren, I’m in agony. A few days ago, I was out golfing with my family and something went out in my back. I’ve been in bed for days. Yesterday I was…

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The Top Ten Mistakes Most “Anti-vaxxers” Make

April 2, 2019 | 5 Comments

Someone asked in an online discussion group, “What mistakes do anti-vaxxers make?” I’m sure the below answers I gave to that obviously leading question were not expected. So, for your review, here are, in my humble opinion, the top ten mistakes most anti-vaxxers make. 10. Anti-vaxxers often fail to point out that deaths from childhood…

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Stroke Takes Luke Perry Suddenly

March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Actor Luke Perry, 52, died after a massive stroke, on March 4, 2019. He was a star in the shows Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale and left behind a grieving family and many saddened fans. Why would such a relatively young person have a deadly stroke? Were there any warning signs? Could it have been…

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A Breakthrough in Locating Secret Stress: The Discovery of Koren Specific Technique (KST)

March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Discovering KST: I had no intention of doing this I was doing pretty well in my profession. In addition to a successful practice, I revolutionized chiropractic patient education when I created Koren Publications. Finally, the chiropractic profession had scientifically-referenced, easy-to-read and attractive patient literature. The profession loved it – over 100 million brochures, booklets, posters…

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Does pancreatic cancer jeopardize one's life?

Is Alex Trebek in Jeopardy?

Alex Trebek, 78, is the popular host of Jeopardy. With over 10 million viewers Jeopardy is one of the most successful game shows of all time. But most important right now, Mr. Trebek isn’t hosting a game; his life is in danger. On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Mr. Trebek revealed that he’s been diagnosed with…

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Raised Hands

Cancer is Natural, So is the Cure

Cancer: From rare to epidemic When I speak before groups I like to ask the question, “By a show of hands, how many people here have had their lives touched by cancer?” Nearly everyone raises their hand. My hand is raised as well. And yet, were I to have asked that question a hundred years…

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Vaccination, a Pediatrician and My Car

I Really Was Minding My Own Business … Vaccination Ignorance The car dealership was a busy place with two waiting rooms in the service area: one for those who want quiet, one for those who want to talk and watch TV. (Who would have thought that a discussion about childhood vaccination would occur?) I was…

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Discovering Chiropractic

Hello, Pain Control Center – Discovering Chiropractic “Hello, pain control center.” “Yes, I’m calling for my father.” “Would he like to make an appointment?” “Yes, my father had an accident and feels that you might be able to help him.” “What kind of accident?” “He says that he was bent down in a stooped position…

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Vaccinations and the three stooges

Vaccination and the Three Stooges

N’yuk, N’yuk, Woo, Woo, Yikes! I remember the first time we saw them. It was an afternoon at the local movie house, The Rugby Theatre, near our home in Brooklyn. The cost was a whopping 15 cents for a ticket if you were under twelve. That must have been a cheap price for our parents…

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Chiropractic Schools Requiring Vaccination – Update

My last post, Chiropractic Schools Requiring Vaccination, generated a lot of interest and has been shared and commented on so much it has broken my blog records. It continues to be shared. If you haven’t seen the comments check them out, they are fascinating. Interestingly, no chiropractic educators made any public comments but one privately…

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vaccinations required at Chiropractic Colleges

Chiropractic Schools Requiring Vaccinations

Death knell for the chiropractic profession? Great civilizations are not destroyed from without, they crumble from within. The values that made them great are forgotten and they are easy prey for armies that had feared them in the past. Healthcare professions are no different. Many healing arts that have helped untold millions have been lost…

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Chiropractic & Mental Health

Chiropractic & Mental Health: The Story of Jeff I had just opened my first office on a shoe string and was having my starvation period. I lectured to everyone, gave out cards on the street, advertised as much as I could afford and ever so slowly my practice began to grow. At this point, mental…

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Fighting Asthma? Breathe Deep with KST

My Brother’s Asthma Attacks I remember it well. The heavy wheezing, laboring for every breath, concerned voices, phone calls in the middle of the night, rushing to the hospital. My youngest brother, David, was having an asthma attack. My parents returned home with him after he got emergency medications. Few people had asthma then, but…

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Why a Holistic Diet is the Best Approach: Part 2

The Perfect Diet for Humanity: Part 2 The “Charles Darwin” of Nutrition In our previous post about nutrition we were introduced to Weston A. Price who, with his wife Florence, traveled extensively in the 1930s to examine the health of native populations in isolated parts of the world that still were largely untouched by modern…

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