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Low Back Pain

If you have low back pain, it is important to visit your physician for a proper diagnosis in order to determine the type of pain you may be experiencing. The physician can then recommend appropriate treatment.


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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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Better Communication

Here are some tips to communicate more effectively: Make eye contact when you talk to people. Treat people with respect. Listen carefully when others speak. Organize your thoughts before you speak. Avoid unnecessary jargon and technical terms. Encourage questions. Avoid speaking when you are angry.

Healthy Living

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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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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