Thursday, November 11, 2010


Exclusive RADIO Interview with Retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead and Dr. Carol Ann Malizia on Alternative Healthcare Radio Network’s Show When Your Health Matters!

General Becky Halstead teams up with Dr. Carol Ann Malizia and Dr. Richard Huntoon on behalf of The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, to increase awareness of the many benefits associated with chiropractic care.

Newburgh, NY, November 10, 2010—With more and more health issues affecting our military personnel who are stationed throughout the world and who have been serving our nation in two wars for the past eight years, it has become the mission of The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress to increase awareness of the many benefits associated with Chiropractic care ( “The hands-on, active care of doctors of chiropractic and their advice on a healthy lifestyle are essential to the men and women of our military and to all Americans,” says Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Becky Halstead.

Doctor Carol Ann Malizia, who helped Becky Halstead identify and formulate a healthy lifestyle teamed up with her when they met at a women’s conference at the West Point Military Academy.

“This show demonstrates the importance of chiropractic care in the military as well as its importance toward supporting women’s health,” says Doc Rick, host of When Your Health Matters. Tune in during the mornings on this coming Thursday, Saturday or Sunday to catch this show dedicated to our armed services personnel and our veterans who have served our country. Listening to this show is a terrific way to remember our veterans and our active duty personnel while gaining advice on how to improve your personal health and lifestyle.

Becky, Carol Ann and Doc Rick will discuss:

  • Their busy careers and how it led to their movement to promote chiropractic care for the military and all Americans 
  • Their current role providing leadership and social responsibility through chiropractic health 
  • Other projects on which Becky and Carol Ann are currently working 


When: RADIO interview with Retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead and Dr. Carol Ann Melizia will be aired on Doc Rick’s When Your Health Matters on The Alternative Healthcare Radio Network on WGHQ 920AM; WBNR 1260AM; and WLNA 1420AM on the radio dial and streaming from you can also hear Doc Rick on Clear Channel’s WRWD-FM 107.3 and WKIP-AM 1450. Doc Rick’s show airs Thursday mornings and Saturday mornings at 9 am and Sunday at 6:30 am.


Dr. Carol Ann Malizia is an inspirational speaker and wellness expert. She is a doctor of chiropractic focused on wellness and lifestyle management and has many years of professional clinical experience with patients and clients. Dr. Malizia met Becky Halstead through a speaking engagement at the West Point Military Academy where Dr. Malizia immediately diagnosed and helped Becky with her personal health issues. Thereafter Dr. Malizia became Becky’s healthcare advisor and they embarked on a joint mission to bring the message of the many benefits associated with chiropractic care.

Retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead founded her own leader consultancy company, STEADFAST Leadership, after having been the Executive Director for Leader Development with Praevius Group, Inc. Becky specializes in inspirational and motivational speaking, developing leader training programs, leader coaching, and mentoring. Becky is a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy and achieved an historic milestone by being the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer. She was the senior Commanding General for logistics in Iraq, and was the first female in U.S. history to command in combat at the strategic level. Becky served 27 years with the U.S. Army and retired as a General Officer in 2008. She culminated her career as the first female Chief of Ordnance and Commanding General of the Army’s Ordnance Center and Schools, responsible for the leader development and institutional training for the second largest branch in the Army with over 100,000 members.

Dr. Richard Huntoon is a licensed chiropractor with offices at Advanced Alternative Medicine Center, 320 Robinson Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550 (, where he offers a free weekly health class on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Huntoon is the host of When Your Health Matters broadcast on The Alternative Healthcare Radio Network on Thursday mornings on the Hudson Valley Talk RADIO stations and Saturday and Sunday the Clear Channel radio stations. He can be reached at 845.561.BACK (2225), or by email at

Note: For more information please send an e-mail message to or contact Marshall Mermell at (845) 222-5048. 

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Spineboy Makes 2010 The Year of Re-Solution - Finding New Solutions To Your Tough Health Concerns

Dr. Huntoon’s Tuesday Evening FREE Health Care Classes Schedule and Topics
All Classes are held at the Office and Begin at 6:30 pm
You Must Call For Reservations As Class Size Is Limited
(845)561-BACK or 561-2225

Vitamin G Understanding Its Importance July 20
5 Stages of Cardiovascular Degeneration July 27
What's With All The Pressure August 3
Your Sleeping Thyroid August 10
Vitamin H & J Understanding Their Importance August 17
Your Gut Reaction August 24
The 5 Elements of Health August 31
Vitamin M/Folic Acid Understanding Its Importance September 7
How To Build Strong Immunity September 14
How To Build Strong Immunity September 21
Sugar and Your Immune System September 28
Avoid The Flu By Avoiding The Flu Shot October 5
Are You Short Of Breath October 12
Fall Clean Up-Detox Your Colon, Lungs and Skin October 19
National Poison Your Child Day--Will You Participate? October 26
What's Your Transit Time? November 2
Trouble Letting Go? November 9
Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain November 16
Systemic Yeast -- An Epidemic! November 23
Raising A Healthy Child November 30
Choosing The Best Supplement For Your Health December 7
Four Resolutions For A Healthy Back December 14

Please consider printing this out and keeping it handy. Also consider marking your calendar with the topics that interest you most, so you can plan for coming to class. Also available is Dr. Huntoon's new book, When Your Health Matters: Using Your Body's Natural Rhythm to Restore Your Health, which contains all the information delivered in class. You can order the book by calling the office at (845) 561-BACK or 561-2225.


Meet Spineboy

Dr. Richard A. Huntoon has been a licensed Chiropractor since December of 1991. Since that time he has traveled to many different states and countries in order to study the latest and most effective natural healing techniques available for restoring health and wellness within an individual. He has brought the information back and incorporated it into his practice and continues to expand his healing abilities to this day.

To date Dr. Huntoon has helped people from 27 different states, and 9 different countries, by assisting them to better health and wellness through teaching and leading by example. By freeing people from their health concerns at his office in Newburgh, NY, Dr. Huntoon is able to accept new cases regularly.

Dr. Huntoon is committed to promoting the health and well being of all his Practice Members, Dr. Huntoon uses a "whole person approach" with each individual.


* BS in Zoology Pre-Med from Ohio University, Athens, OH, June 1987
* BS in Human Anatomy from National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, IL,
September 1990
* Doctorate of Chiropractic from National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, IL,
December 1991

* New York State Department of Education License, Doctor of Chiropractic, April
* National Board Of Chiropractic Examiners, December 1991

Memberships & Associations:
* BNI Fishkill Chapter, June 2003 to present


Spineboy to the Rescue!

Watch this blog to learn more about “When Your Health Matters” using Advanced Alternative Medicine with Dr. Richard Huntoon. A licensed chiropractor, Dr. Huntoon has offices at Advanced Alternative Medicine Center, 320 Robinson Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550 ( There he offers a free weekly health class on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m.; call to confirm. You can also tune in to 92.1 Lite FM, a Clear Channel radio station, on Thursdays at 9 a.m. in the morning when Dr. Huntoon discusses many aspects of health care. He can be contacted at 845.561.BACK (2225), or by email,