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Study: Excessive Texting Could Injure Your Spine

Back pain from texting? It might be a reality, says one New York doctor.


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Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To Opioids

The American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.


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Risk Factors For Kidney Stones

The risk of kidney stones is 10-15 percent in the United State – and some people are at greater risk than others.


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Health: Clothing To Reduce Back Pain

Some clothing manufacturers claim that have created clothing that will help with aches and pains.


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Chicken Soup For The Soul Takes On Health, Too

Oh, our achin’ backs! It’s a common complaint and also one of the first subjects being tackled by a new direction in the popular Chicken Soup for the Soul series.


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A New Resource For Medical Information

The American College of Physicians is teaming up with Consumer Reports to provide medical information regarding important medical topics that affect many of us.



Pay Attention To Your Child’s Backpack

One of the most important decisions a parent or student can make before the start of the school year is to select the best back pack for school books.


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The Importance Of Stretching

If you ask me, the most important part of a workout is stretching.


Medication Is Not The Only Treatment For Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a very big problem that far too many people face. And, an added problem is that many people turn to pain medications far too quickly.


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Curing Back Pain From Extended Sitting

Back pain that comes from sitting for hours. 3 On Your Side Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl says it’s a growing problem for millions.


Treating Chronic Pain Without Medication

If you are one of the 76 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain, remember the best treatments may have nothing to do with medication — exercise, massage and relaxation techniques can help.


Drug for Back Pain May Not Help Patients

by KYW’s medical editor, Dr. Brian McDonough A new study shows a drug used for low back pain may not be as effective as once thought.