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Back and Neck Braces

Regardless of the type of brace that is recommended, the goal of brace therapy is to provide support and promote healing of the injured region.


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Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial

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Women and Drug Interactions

Women are at an increased risk of adverse drug reactions, compared with men. This is partly because they're more likely to use multiple medications and dietary supplements, and partly because of sex-based differences in metabolism, anatomy and hormone levels, according to the Society for Women's Health Research. Women need only look in their medicine cabinets for potentially problematic combinations, warn experts. For example, oral contraceptives can fail, resulting in pregnancy, when taken with the antibiotics penicillin, rifampin or tetracycline.

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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