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Watch A Perfect Pour Over in Under 2 Minutes

April 20, 2017 Kiro Coffee

Watch A Perfect Pour Over in Under 2 Minutes

The Hario Dripper V60 is getting more and more popular and here's why you should try brewing this way. What we love about it This pour over dripper hails from Japan gets it's distinctive name from the angulation of the ceramic cone. The has and intricate design, with spiral ridges along the inner wall that lifts the paper from the side wall to enable extraction the bottom and sides of the brewer. A large, single-hole opening at the bottom rains freshly brewed coffee into your favorite mug. It's easy, convenient, and portable. Making the Perfect Pour-Over Here’s what you’ll need to brew coffee...


First hospital E.R. in U.S. to end use of opioids for acute pain

April 03, 2017 Kiro Coffee

First hospital E.R. in U.S. to end use of opioids for acute pain

          A busy New Jersey hospital will be the first emergency room in the United States to drop the use of common opioids such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and percocet to curb acute pain. Instead, other non-opioids medications, trigger point injections, nitrous oxide, and ultrasound-guided nerve blocks. The Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) program started in January 2016 at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center utilizes protocols that primarily target five common conditions: renal colic, sciatica, headaches, musculoskeletal pain, and extremity fractures. Dr. Mark Rosenberg, Chairman of Emergency Medicine has helped develop treatment protocols to curb the use of dangerously addictive opioid medications....


United States Consumes 80% of World's Opioid Supply

March 29, 2017 Kiro Coffee

United States Consumes 80% of World's Opioid Supply

Americans consume approximately 99% of one specific opioid, called hydrocodone under the brand name Vicodin. Vicodin is a powerful narcotic painkiller. During the 1980's and early 1990's there was a large crusade by physicians to fight non-cancerous pain syndromes. Vicodin was released on the the drug market in 1978 as a schedule III drug which has a lower potential for abuse than schedule II and schedule I drugs. It wasn't until late 2014 until Vicodin was labeled as a schedule II drug after thousands of overdose deaths attributed to properly prescribed opioids and the CDC declaring a state of crisis.  In...


Chiropractic Care Recommended for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

March 23, 2017 Kiro Coffee

Chiropractic Care Recommended for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Jan Chambers, the President of the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association was recently featured endorsing Chiropractic Care in the possible treatment of Fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Their mission and vision are as follows: "Mission Statement:  The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association unites patients, policy makers, and healthcare, medical and scientific communities to transform lives through visionary support, advocacy, research and education of fibromyalgia and chronic pain illnesses.  Vision Statement:  End chronic pain conditions from derailing lives by promoting early diagnosis, driving scientific research for a cure, and facilitating translational research for the THREE A's of Treatment for fibromyalgia and chronic pain: ...


New Research: Chiropractic Reduces Opioid Medication by 57% - Former Dartmouth Doctor

March 22, 2017 Kiro Coffee

New Research: Chiropractic Reduces Opioid Medication by 57% - Former Dartmouth Doctor

New research from a former Dartmouth Doctor presented at the New Hampshire Annual Chiropractic Association meeting states that seeing a chiropractor can reduce opioid prescriptions by as much as 57%. This is in light of the continued growth of the current opioid and heroin epidemic. Chiropractic care can prove beneficial given that most heroin users first start on properly prescribed opioid medications. Unfortunately, many patients are steered towards potentially dangerous medications due to the sole fact that often times insurance copays are cheaper to see a medical doctor instead of a doctor of chiropractor. Until insurance companies lessen the burden...