Month: November 2016

Back Pain Is Often Over-Treated

Despite abundant evidence and published guidelines calling for conservative initial treatment of most back pain through methods including physical therapy and over-the-counter medications such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen, a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine (“Worsening Trends...

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How to Build a Healthier Thanksgiving Plate

No one ever said Thanksgiving dinner was healthy. But there are certain tricks to make it a little healthier—and to avoid riding out an uncomfortable food coma on the couch for the rest of the night....

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Planning your Thanksgiving Feast?  Check out these recipes that pack bold flavors without packing on the pounds! Whether you’re following a special diet or just want to take it easy on Turkey Day, try these...

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60% of Adults Prescribed Opioids Have Leftover Pills

Prescription opioid deaths have quadrupled since 1999, yet even as the heartbreaking effect of the opioid epidemic increases, Americans are holding on to—and sharing—their pills. A Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health survey found...

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