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No More Back Pain! The Stretch Sequence Every Office Worker Needs

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports that 50 to 70 percent of people spend six or more hours sitting every day. "The sitting …

Best Relief for Neck Pain

Ever wake up with a crick in your neck so severe you could barely turn your head? Neck pain, which affects up to half of U.S. adults each year, is …

Pimping in Medical Education

Viewpoint<p>December 8, 2015<p>Pimping in Medical EducationLacking Evidence and Under Threat<p>1Department of Medicine, University College Cork, Cork, …

Once-a-week diabetes meds are similar in safety and effectiveness

(In this Nov 8 story, corrects name of Bydureon in paragraph 10 from Byetta.)<p>By Andrew M. Seaman<p>(Reuters Health) - There’s little difference in the performance of five new once-a-week drugs to treat diabetes when they’re compared to one another, though small differences in side effects emerge, …

Cardiac Complications in Patients Undergoing Major Noncardiac Surgery

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University (P.J.D.), and the Departments of Clinical …

New Studies Show Vaping Could Cause “Popcorn Lung” Cancer

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- For those who enjoy smoking, the new trend among many is using e-cigarette’s.<p>E-cigarettes are electronic devices that are …

Exercise Enhances Genes

New research by the Swedish Karolinska Institutet is beginning to unravel the mystery of how exercise alters the function of our genes.<p>We’ve long …

Taking Antidepressants: Your Comprehensive Guide to Starting, Staying On, and Safely Quitting

There are many myths and little information about taking antidepressants. There’s also no shortage of horror stories on the Internet from patients …

10 Natural Ways to Manage Chronic Pain

<b>Simple daily habits can help ease pain.</b><p>Berkeley Wellness / By Peter Jaret<p>Chronic pain can be tough to live with, but these 10 daily habits may help you ease your discomfort and enjoy your life.<p><b>1. Stay active</b><p>Exercising may be the last thing you want to do when your body hurts. But physical activity …

Chronic Pain

Pain drain: the economic and social costs of chronic pain

Chronic pain is a complex health issue. While the person suffers the disabling symptoms, its burden extends to the whole of society. In Australia, …

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

33 Ways to Use a Medicine Ball During Your Next Workout

These are not the med-ball exercises you learned in gym class<p>Most days, medicine balls get passed over at the gym. But you might head straight for them after watching the video above.<p>In it, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrates 33 awesome med-ball exercises, including the headlock …

4 Exercises to Help Relieve Lower Back Pain

Deadbug<p>1 of 8<p>Before you perform the full deadbug exercise, practice it in three separate progressions.<p>In the first progression, start by lying flat …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to …

The Withdrawal I Experienced After Quitting Cymbalta Was Worse Than My Depression

I was prescribed Cymbalta at age 17. Years later, when I tried to get off the drug, the withdrawal I experienced was excruciating.<p>I hated those electric shock games kids had growing up, the ones where everyone would huddle around a little sphere and place their hands on a button that shocks one …

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Dermatologist

You will feel pressure to have perfect skin.<p><b>1. You don't need to focus on dermatology from the beginning.</b> I went to college and majored in microbiology and then went to graduate school because, originally, I had only wanted to do research in a lab. But as I went through graduate school, I wanted to …

A Korean identity

Kim Soon-sil was born a second-class citizen during Japan's colonial rule of Korea. Nowadays she lives in Germany, but is still haunted by the …

“COMPLETE” Back Workout (Width, Density, Strength!)

Why People Who Take Notes All the Time Are More Likely To Be Successful

Imagine if you could use 5 simple shortcuts while working in Excel, and increase your productivity without wasting time for searching information in …