Why You Can’t Blame the Weather for Your Back Pain

The notion that lower back pain flares up during certain kinds of weather may be all in your head, a new study suggests.

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5 Yoga Poses to Prevent Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension in the muscles of your upper and lower back. Try these 5 poses.

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Are Docs in Your State Handing Out Too Many Rx Painkillers?

Doctors in some states seem to wield a freer hand issuing prescriptions for powerful narcotic medications, leading to wide variations in narcotic drug use among states, U.S. health officials reported Tuesday.

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FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to the first generic version of the powerful pain reliever Celebrex (celecoxib).

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Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Tripled Over 10 Years

Prescription drugs are playing an increasingly larger role in U.S. life, with nearly half of all Americans taking one or more medications.

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4 Weird Causes of Back Pain

Can a cold or flu really cause backaches? Here’s what experts have to say.

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Got Achy Knees? Drinking Milk May Help Arthritis, Study Finds

Milk may be a useful weapon against arthritis of the knee for women, but the same can’t be said for yogurt or cheese, a new study says. The more low-fat or fat-free milk women drank, the slower the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee, according to the study funded by the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Milk consumption did not show the same benefit for men, however.

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Sore Knees? You May Have This Common Running Injury

It starts with tightness on the outside of your knee and sometimes around your hip.

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This Is the No. 1 Cause of Disability Worldwide

It causes more disability than nearly 300 other conditions worldwide, according to new research, and nearly one in 10 people across the globe suffers from it.

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3 Yoga Poses for Tired, Achy Feet

Try practicing these moves at the end of a long day after you kick off your heels or heavy boots.

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