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Yoga for Your Aching Back
Yoga may effectively ease chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
Got Celiac Disease? Watch Your Nerves
Celiac disease patients may need to watch more than just what they eat when it comes to their health. They may need to watch the health of their nerves, too.
Weekend-Only Drug Use: Still Cause for Concern
When it comes to habit-forming illegal drugs, weekend-only users may not limit their use to weekends for long.
How More Screening Might Help New Moms
When does the risk period for postpartum depression end? Maybe not as soon after giving birth as once thought.
Shedding Light on Miscarriage Misunderstandings
When it comes to miscarriage, many people may not have their facts straight. Increased awareness, however, could reduce the misunderstanding and guilt often tied to the issue.
Nuts and Olive Oil Might Be Brain Boosters
The Mediterranean diet — with its vegetables, fruits, beans, lean meat and fish — may be heart-healthy. Add nuts and olive oil to the mix, and the brain may also get a lift.
How PTSD Might Affect Physical Health
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder, but it may also have an effect on physical health.
What the Measles Vaccine Could Do for Public Health
Measles — once a common childhood disease but now much less so because of vaccination — may make your immune system weaker for years. The measles vaccine, however, could stop this from happening and give public health a boost.
Rx May Boost Bleeding in Obese Patients
Obesity is tied to many health issues, and new evidence suggests that obese patients may face another health risk when taking a common blood thinner.
How Keeping Your Hips Strong Might Ease Leg Pain
The narrowing of arteries in the limbs — a common circulatory problem called peripheral artery disease — can often cause leg pain, but strengthening your hip muscles may bring relief.