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Baby, Ma Ma and DHA DHA

by John H. Maher, D.C.B.C.N., B.C.I.M. (pg. 24, 26)

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Why Posture Matters (Part 2)

Inter versus Intra Examiner Reliability

by Mark R. Payne, D.C. (pg. 36-38)

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3. Jackson BL, Harrison DD, Robertson GA, Barker WF. Chiropractic biophysics lateral cervical film analysis reliability. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1993 Jul-Aug;16(6):384-91.

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