Articles: HEALTH

The Link Between Chronic Pain and Anxiety

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I am an orthopedic spine surgeon who deals with patients in chronic pain on a daily basis. Here’s a puzzling situation I often encounter: A patient is experiencing severe chronic pain on my spine intake questionnaire rates him or herself as a zero on a 10-point scale with regards to anxiety, depression, and anger. They […]

Watch Out for These Office Health Hazards

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Common Office Items Can Cause Health Problems Although office equipment and technology, like computers and desk chairs, are essential to the workplace, incorrect usage may have unexpected health implications. Repetitive motions at your desk can number in the thousands in a single workday. Meanwhile, the rest of your body maintains a static position sometimes for […]

How to Prevent the Flu Naturally in 3 Ways

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Nobody likes getting the flu, but you don’t have to buy rubber gloves or a surgical mask to keep from catching the miserable illness. Learn how to prevent the flu naturally in 3 simple ways. How to Prevent the Flu Naturally: 3 Steps 1. Wash Your Hands You’ve heard this one before, but there’s a […]

6 Ways to Be Healthy in 2013

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The holiday season is wrapping up, and with that, the time of year when many of us decide to make New Year’s resolutions that we hope will help improve our lives in one way or another. And for many people, resolutions focus on improved health and fitness. According to a recent MSN and Impulse survey, […]

Ditch the Drugs: Why You Should Try Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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The Numerous Advantages of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Long delegated to a bizarre sector of unconventional American medicine, alternative medicine has often been cast-off as something that’s too practical to efficiently alleviate health concerns. However, that mindset has been reversed, leading to the uncovering of a form of medicine that actually has significant value. Complementary […]

How to Prevent Bronchitis

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President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized for bronchitis, a relatively common illness that can affect anyone, young or old. If you want to avoid the coughing, wheezing, chest pain and discomfort bronchitis can cause, follow these tips. 5 Ways to Prevent Bronchitis Strengthen Your Lungs Your lungs can become stronger from an exercise as […]

Thirsty for Truth? Facts on the Bottled Water Scam

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Learn Why You Should Skip Bottled Water and Drink from the Tap Instead Drinking water, which was once viewed as simply a human necessity, has transformed into a very profitable commodity. With a cute advertisement and a colorful label, bottled water companies convince shoppers to purchase something that, in a developed country, can easily be […]

Benefits and Risks of a Gluten-Free Diet

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In recent years, gluten-free diets have been the newest and hottest trend in weight loss. But what exactly is gluten, and is it good to have a diet free of it? Before you decide to hop on the bandwagon, you can find all you need to know about gluten-free diets right here. What Is Gluten? […]

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