JAMES D. EDWARDS, DC, FICC

Dr. James Edwards graduated from Arkansas State University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in education (BSE); and from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology (BS) and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC).

Dr. Edwards was appointed to the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts by two different Kansas governors where he served 8 years from 1994 to 2002. In that capacity, he served as Kansas State Delegate to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards.

He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Kansas Chiropractic Association PAC for 22 years and on the Kansas Chiropractic Association Board of Directors for 15 years.

Dr. Edwards served as Chairman of the Board of Governors (CEO) of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and President of the American Chiropractic Foundation from 2001-2003. He also served as ACA Treasurer from 2003-2005 and represented 9 states as the ACA District VI Governor from 1998-2005.  In addition, Dr. Edwards served as Treasurer and then Chairman of the American Chiropractic Association PAC from 1995-1998, and as Chairman of the National Chiropractic Legal Action Fund from 2005-2008.

In recognition of his service to the chiropractic profession, Dr. Edwards received over 50 awards including the ACA President's Eagle Award of Valor, Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors, 1991 Kansas Chiropractic Association "Doctor of the Year," 2000 Dynamic Chiropractic national "Doctor of the Year," and 2004 American Chiropractic Association "Chiropractor of the Year."

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ONLINE LINKS TO PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND PRESENTATIONS BY DR. JAMES EDWARDS

The Drug Issue: Dead and Buried
Dynamic Chiropractic - January 15, 2014 (Vol. 32, Issue 2)
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Texas Diagnosis Ruling: The Fat Lady has Finally Sung
Dynamic Chiropractic - August 1, 2013 (Vol. 31, Issue 15)
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Soap Notes: It's Time for a Cleaning
Dynamic Chiropractic – May 15, 2013, Vol. 31, Issue 10
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Court Defends DC Scope in Texas Again
Dynamic Chiropractic – Januay 1, 2013, Vol. 31, Issue 1
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The Subluxation Complex Saves Diagnosis in Texas
Dynamic Chiropractic – June 3, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 12
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Primary Care: Be Careful What You Wish For
Dynamic Chiropractic – April 9, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 8

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The Death of the CCE Cartel
Dynamic Chiropractic – February 12, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 4

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What Happens in Texas Won't Stay in Texas
Dynamic Chiropractic – January 1, 2012, Vol. 30, Issue 1

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Drugs and Chiropractic: Exposing the Red Herring and the Trojan Horse
Dynamic Chiropractic – September 23, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 20

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Seeing Around the Corner: Drugs Will Harm Your Practice
Dynamic Chiropractic – August 26, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 18

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Exposing the CCE Charade
Dynamic Chiropractic – April 9, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 8

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Will the Political Power Shift Put the Brakes on Obamacare?
Dynamic Chiropractic – January 15, 2011, Vol. 29, Issue 2

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The Profession Has Spoken: But Will the CCE Listen?
Dynamic Chiropractic – December 2, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 25

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What is the CCE Trying to Pull?
Dynamic Chiropractic - October 21, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 22

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ACA Reaffirms Drug-Free Position
Dynamic Chiropractic – May 6, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 10
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State Board Bullies: Lessons Learned
Dynamic Chiropractic – February 26, 2010, Vol. 28, Issue 5
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When Asked to Give an Adjustment, Sometimes You Have to Say No
Dynamic Chiropractic – October 21, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 22
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You Heard It Here First: Sleep Wellness
Dynamic Chiropractic – August 26, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 18
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My Aircraft
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 1, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 17)
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Hits Below the Belt
Downgrades Chiropractors in Federal Employee Program.
Dynamic Chiropractic, May 6, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 10)

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Decompression Facts, Myths and Hyperbole, Part 5
Accept Insurance or Collect Cash?
Dynamic Chiropractic, March 12, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 06)
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News Flash: Obama Victory Could Result in Full-Scope Chiropractic
Dynamic Chiropractic, January 15, 2009 (Vol. 27, Issue 02)
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Decompression Facts, Myths and Hyperbole, Part 4
Seven Marketing Landmines to Avoid
Dynamic Chiropractic, November 4, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 23)
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Decompression Facts, Myths and Hyperbole, Part 3
Seven Biggest Decompression Myths
Dynamic Chiropractic, September 23, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 20)
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Commencement Address, Logan College of Chiropractic
St. Louis, Missouri, August 23, 2008

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Decompression Facts, Myths and Hyperbole, Part 2
Which Decompression System Should You Choose?

Dynamic Chiropractic, July 15, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 15)
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Decompression Facts, Myths and Hyperbole, Part I
Standing Up to the ACN Bully
Dynamic Chiropractic, June 3, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 12)
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Vertebrobasilar Stroke: What Every Doctor of Chiropractic Must Know
Dynamic Chiropractic, May 20, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 11)
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Another Victory for the ACA and NCLAF!
ACA News, May 2008

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Sacrifice Deserves Gratitude
Dynamic Chiropractic, January 29, 2008 (Vol. 26, Issue 03)
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Spinal Decompression Coding: Are Insurers Being Fair?
Dynamic Chiropractic, November 19, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 24)
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An Open Letter to ICA Leaders: The ACA and ICA Need to Merge
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 30, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 16)
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Aetna and United Healthcare: We Must fight back!
ACA News, May 2007
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One Last Time: Keep Your Paddle Down!
Dynamic Chiropractic, April 23, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 09)
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United Healthcare: Here They Go Again
Dynamic Chiropractic, April 9, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 08)
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Spinal Decompression 101
Dynamic Chiropractic, February 12, 2007 (Vol. 25, Issue 04)
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Spinal Decompression: The New Way to Treat Herniated Discs Without Surgery
To Your Health,
February 2007

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Teddy Said it Well
ACA News, January 2007
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"Thanks for What You Do!"
Dynamic Chiropractic, December 17, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 26)
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$3.5 Million Makes Me Love My Job!
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 12, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 21)
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If Not Now…When?
ACA News, September 2006
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Fighting for Your Practice, Your Patients and Your Profession
Dynamic Chiropractic, September 1, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 18)
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WHAT DOES IT TAKE?
ACA News, August 2006
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ACN Lawsuit: The Time is Now!
ACA News, July 2006
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NBCE Delegates: The Beating of Hearts, the Beating of Drums
Dynamic Chiropractic, June 20, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 13)
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Do the Right Thing: Keep Your Paddle Down!
An Open Letter to NBCE State Delegates
Dynamic Chiropractic, April 24, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 09)
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From Courtroom to Medicare Appeals, NCLAF Is There to Fight for the Profession
ACA News, April 2006

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The Fight Continues
Dynamic Chiropractic, March 12, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 06)

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The HHS Subluxation Lawsuit: It Ain't Over!
ACA News, March 2006

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Congress Mandates Chiropractic at 11 Air Force Bases
Dynamic Chiropractic, February 13, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 04)

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The VA Committees: Mission Accomplished!
Dynamic Chiropractic, January 15, 2006 (Vol. 24, Issue 02)

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The Latest on ASH and ACN
Dynamic Chiropractic, December 17, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 26)

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An Historic Day…HOPEFULLY!
ACA News, December 2005
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ACN: The First Shot in a Long War
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 24, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 22)

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It's Just A Matter of Time
ACA Today, September 2005

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Are Your Patients Being Harmed by Chiropractic Managed Care Networks?
Dynamic Chiropractic, September 1, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 18)

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Good News and More Good News
ACA Today, July 2005
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DoD Personnel Need Your Help
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 2, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 14)

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It Just Keeps Getting Better and Better!
Dynamic Chiropractic, May 7, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 10)

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From "Wartime" to Peacetime Buildup
ACA Today, May 2005

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That Was Then and This is Now!
ACA Today, April 2005

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Teddy Roosevelt and the ACA Lawsuits
Dynamic Chiropractic, January 15, 2005 (Vol. 23, Issue 02)

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The Truth Is on the Way!
Dynamic Chiropractic, September 13, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 19)

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Is There Any Difference?
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 15, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 15)

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VA Releases List of Facilities Designated for Chiropractic Care
ACA Today, June 2004

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ACA Petitions Court of Appeals
ACA Today, May 2004

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Golfing With C.J.
Dynamic Chiropractic, May 20, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 11)

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VA Secretary Green-Lights Chiropractic Care for America's Veterans
ACA Today, March 2004

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Who Represents the Mainstream of Chiropractic?
Dynamic Chiropractic, March 25, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 07)

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Yellow Journalism by the ICA and WCA
ACA Today, February 2004

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Federal Employee Blue Cross Blue Shield Update
ACA Today, January 2004

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Dodging Landmines and Achieving Victory
Dynamic Chiropractic, January 29, 2004 (Vol. 22, Issue 03)
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Appeals Court Sets Date for Oral Arguments in the Trigon Lawsuit
ACA Today, December 2003

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B. J. Would Be Proud!
Dynamic Chiropractic, November 30, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 25)

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Scoring Touchdowns From the 5-Yard Line!
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 20, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 22)

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Scoring Touchdowns from the 5-Yard Line!
Journal of the ACA, October 2003

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HHS Lawsuit Judge Takes Action
ACA Today, October 2003

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ACA Chairman's Address to the House of Delegates

September 2003

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WCA Legislation: Will It Harm Us and Help the AMA?
Dynamic Chiropractic, September 13, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 19)

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More ACA Victories!
ACA Today August-September 2003
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The Silver Linings in the Trigon "Cloud"
Journal of the ACA, August 2003

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Legislation and Landmines
Dynamic Chiropractic, August 16, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 17)
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The Medicare Maze
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 14, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 15)

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the OPM
ACA Today, July 2003

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Dynamic Chiropractic, June 16, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 13)

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Just One...That's All We Ask
Journal of the ACA, June 2003

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Insights on the VA Committee
Dynamic Chiropractic, May 5, 2003 (Vol. 21, Issue 10)

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Roadmap to Unity
ACA Today, May 2003

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The VA Subluxation Issue
Journal of the ACA, April 2003

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Testimony to the United States Department of
Veterans Affairs Chiropractic Advisory Committee

Washington, D.C., March 25, 2003

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Update on the VA Chiropractic Advisory Committee
ACA Today, March 2003

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Learning From George W. Bush
Journal of the ACA, February 2003

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Refusing to Take "NO" For an Answer
ACA Today, December 2002

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Stepping Aside
Mar 2003 ACA Today & December 2002 Journal of the ACA

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Is a Level Playing Field Too Much to Ask?
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 8, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 21)

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An Open Letter to ACA Staff
Journal of the ACA, October 2002

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Misappropriating Your Profession…and Your Right to Fair and Equal Treatment
ACA Today, October 2002

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Federal Lawsuits 101
Journal of the ACA, August 2002
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Taking It to the States
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 29, 2002 (Vol. 20, Issue 16)

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Tribute to a Warrior
Journal of the ACA, June 2002

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Fathers of Success
Journal of the ACA, April 2002

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Victory for Veterans
ACA Today, April 2002

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Going the Extra Mile or Just Getting By
Journal of the ACA, February 2002

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Fight For Chiropractic
ACA Today, February 2002

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Congratulations, You Did It!
Journal of the ACA, December 2001

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It's Time to Enlist
ACA Today, November 2001

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It's Now Our Watch
Dynamic Chiropractic, October 22, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 22)

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 It's Now Our Watch
Journal of the ACA, October 2001

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Ending Chiropractic's Tower of Babel
Dynamic Chiropractic, July 16, 2001 (Vol. 19, Issue 15)

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Top Ten List of Achievements
ACA Today, May 2001
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Dr. Edwards Has Dinner With Vice President Gore
Journal of the Kansas Chiropractic Association - September 2000

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ACA and ICA: It's the Same Thing!
Dynamic Chiropractic, March 6, 2000 (Vol. 18, Issue 06)

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The Four Biggest Lies in Chiropractic
Dynamic Chiropractic, December 1, 1999 (Vol. 17, Issue 25)

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Kansas Chiropractic History: From Cellar to Cyberspace.
Journal of the Association for History of Chiropractic, Dec. 2000.
Also presented at the Association for the History of Chiropractic Annual Conference, Life Chiropractic College West, Hayward, California, February 21-22, 1998.

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The Dynamics of Composite Licensing Boards From the Chiropractic Perspective.
James D. Edwards, DC and David Brown, DC
Journal of
Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics
Volume 20, No. 8, October, 1997.
The Federation Bulletin: The Journal of Medical Licensure and Discipline
Federation of State Medical Boards, Vol. 84, No. 4, 1997.

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Commencement Address, Cleveland College of Chiropractic
Kansas City, Missouri, December 13, 1996

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Five Minutes with President Clinton: Clinton Remarks
that Anti-discrimination Clause Is "A Good Idea"

Dynamic Chiropractic – May 6, 1994 (Vol. 12, Issue 10)

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Kansas Chiropractic Association "Doctor of the Year" Acceptance Speech
Kansas Chiropractic Association Journal, May-June, 1991
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Will Someone Take Over For Lyndon Lee?
Kansas Chiropractic Association Journal, March-April, 1984
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A Comparison Study of Chiropractic Techniques as They
Relate to the Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Syndrome

James D. Edwards, DC, et.al.
Digest of Chiropractic Economics, December 1977

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