Medicine: It's All in the Spine

The chiropractors were in trouble again last week. In Charleston, S.C., three patients had died after chiropractic treatments. M.D.s had never seen the like before: two of the patients had apparently succumbed to brain injuries.* The Journal of the American Medical Association printed the horrifying report.

A boat captain and a young woman had collapsed during chiropractic treatment —one for headaches, the other for hay fever. They were taken, unconscious, to the hospital at the Medical College of the State of South Carolina, died there a few hours later. The hospital doctors were...

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