Over the years as I’ve continued to follow alternative healing to maintain my health, I’ve been sharing what I’ve learned with my friends to provide them with just that: Alternative options to Western medicine. Sadly, as many of us have discovered over the years, Western medicine often seems to have followed the money that often Read More »

When I first met Dr. Parton a month or so ago, it only took me a few visits to realize that he was one of the truly good healers. Once in a while, you come across someone in the healing arts and realize that they have that “touch.” Not everyone has that unique gift. That Read More »

INTRO FROM DR PARTON: Robert is a patient who has started with our clinic recently and I’ve asked him to share his personal experiences as he undergoes his first months of chiropractic treatment with Mercer Island Chiropractic. Being Chinese, I grew up in a home where our father had grown up and been educated here Read More »

How can chiropractors benefit your health? Published May 02, 2012NewsCore Back and neck pain are the chief complaints for which patients seek chiropractic help. Through manual spinal manipulation, chiropractic care is a holistic therapy that focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to ensure overall wellness. Effectiveness The research about chiropractic care is growing. According Read More »

  9. Does the initiative require labeling of genetically engineered fish? Yes. Genetically engineered salmon, which the Food and Drug Administration is recommending for approval, will be labeled under I-522. Alaska already passed a law in 2005 to require labels on genetically engineered fish and seafood.   10. I’ve heard that there are studies that Read More »

  7. Are all foods, including meat and dairy, required to be labeled if genetically engineered (GE) under this Initiative? Initiative 522 is an important first step in giving Washington shoppers the information they need to make informed decisions about the food they buy and feed their families. It was modeled on the most common Read More »

5. Are you worried that this measure will fail since a similar initiative failed in California? Let’s not forget that despite large chemical and pesticide companies spending well over $45 million, they barely defeated the measure. Prop 37 heightened awareness of this issue and advanced the national dialogue about food labeling. For example, since the Read More »

  3. How much money do you expect to raise? Although we will never be able to match the many millions of dollars we anticipate big agribusiness will pour into Washington to defeat this measure, we believe we will enjoy significant financial support from citizens across the state and that this support will enable us Read More »