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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

Health Tip of the Day

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.

Healthy Living

Smoking Cessation
You’ve heard all the reasons to stop smoking. You may have thought about quitting or even tried it a time or two. But you may need a little help. Learn how to get ready to quit, how to quit, and how to stay quit for a healthier, smoke-free future.

Health Centers

Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.

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Older Adult's Health
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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