Three Tips for Preventing Lower Back Pain at Work

Believe it or not, one of the most common causes of disability for Americans under the age of 45 is back pain, and it’s a pretty consistent problem. There are more than 26 million people affected by lower back pain in the U.S. that are between the ages of 20 and 64 and who suffer from is on a regular …

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Oxford Names “Vape” Word of the Year for 2014

The electronic cigarette has been gaining popularity in recent years, and it has just gained coverage in mainstream media even though it has been around since the 1960s. Today there are more than 250 brands of e-cigarettes and a comparable number of e cig liquids. The number of e cig users is expected to increase by 400% in the next …

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What is Dermatographic Urticaria?

There are a number of different skin conditions that can send a person to a dermatologist clinic over the course of their lives, ranging from benign problems like acne to more serious disorders like skin cancer. However, few are as strange as dermatographic urticaria, also known as dermographism, dermatographism or “skin writing”. Dermatographic urticaria is seen in roughly 4-5% of …

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Having an Honest Discussion About Infertility

The topic of infertility can be a sensitive one, striking a painful chord with both men and women who are trying to conceive. While infertility is often considered a personal and private matter, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Conceiving a child is difficult regardless if there are any underlying issues or medical conditions that may lead to …

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The 5 Top Questions on Low Back Strains and Sprains, Answered

A low back strain or sprain is a common injury, but it can still have some nasty effects, including causing pain and inhibiting mobility. And misdiagnosing a strain can lead to even worse injuries. Here are answers to five of the most important questions regarding this back problem: What Is a Low Back Strain or Sprain? A low back strain …

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The 3 Most Common Questions About Pilates, Answered

At the start of the year, it seems as if everyone is talking about the fitness programs they think will revolutionize their lives (or at least bodies). Some of these schemes come and go by the year, but one enduringly popular system is Pilates, embraced by professional athletes and suburban homemakers alike. Here’s what you ought to know about this …

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