John H. Keefe III, D.C.
IN THE NEWS:UNICEF warns lack of toilets in Pakistan tied to stunting— More than 40 million people in Pakistan do not have access to a toilet, forcing them to defecate in the open, which in turn is a major contributor to stunting in the country, a top UNICEF official said. Pakistan is the third-largest country when it comes to people going to the bathroom in the open, behind India and Indonesia. The problem can spread disease and lead to intestinal infections, which can contribute to stunted growth in young children.
WELLNESS:MARIJUANA SMOKING investigators had shown that smoking one marijuana cigarette leads to the deposition in the lungs of four times as much tar as smoking a tobacco cigarette containing the same amount of plant material. Marijuana cigarettes are not filtered and are more loosely packed than tobacco, so there’s less filtration of the tar. In addition, pot smokers hold the smoke in their lungs about four times longer than tobacco smokers do, Dr. Tashkin pointed out.
CONDITION OF THE WEEK:TENSION HEADACHES are one of the most common forms of headache. They can occur at any age, but are most common in adults. Tension headaches typically occur when the neck and scalp muscles become tense, or contract. The muscles contractions can be a response to stress, depression, a head injury or anxiety. Chiropractic adjustments are the best treatment on the planet for all kinds of headaches.
FUNNY BONES:Scientists have discovered a black hole that is 12 billion times the size of our sun. It’s full of Hillary Clinton emails. David Letterman— I sure miss the day when someone else pumped your gas for you. It was much cheaper back then.– Hillary Clinton is receiving criticism after telling a crowd to “unlock their full potential,” because that line is commonly used by another possible candidate, Carly Fiorina. People said, “You can’t just steal someone’s slogan like that!” And Hillary said, “Yes we can!” Jimmy Fallon
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