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Exercise Is Key for Keeping Back Pain at Bay

If you suffer from lower back pain, you’re not alone: At any given time, about one in eight people in the world experience back pain. Over the course of your…

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Slow Medicine for Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition whose symptoms are well known: inflammation, limited mobility and painful joints. The pain can be debilitating, preventing a range of physical activities and making daily…

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Mindfulness Meditation May Help Ease Pain

Pain is part of our daily lives, from the occasional ache of sitting too long to the burning pain from touching a hot plate by accident. Pain can come and…

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Be a Consumer, Not Just a Patient to Avoid Opioid Addiction

Elisabeth is a 13-time Emmy-winner, a critically acclaimed personal finance author and a 20-year consumer advocate for programs such as Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show. Connect with…

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3 Natural Tips to Reduce Arthritis Inflammation

Whether you suffer from painful swelling or know someone who does, the common denominator for arthritis is inflammation. Here are some tips that may help alleviate the pain and help…

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The Most Common Causes of Heel Pain

Have you ever stepped out of bed with a painful soreness or ache on the bottom or back of the heel? During the walking cycle, the heels sustain tremendous amounts…

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3 Ailments Acupuncture Can Help

Acupuncture is rapidly gaining recognition as an effective way to manage pain and discomfort. Even cyclists in the Tour de France have used acupuncture to maintain top form and combat…

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4 Ways to Ease Your Aching Back

Summer is a big time for tackling heavy-duty home projects and lugging outdoor gear all over the place, which can sometimes be more than your back bargained for. Your lower…

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FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The…

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You Wanted to Know: Fibromyalgia

Widespread aches and pains and severe fatigue are the hallmarks of fibromyalgia, a painful disease that affects nearly 2% of people. Fibromyalgia is a frustrating diagnosis for the many people…

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