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New study: Steroid Injections for Back Pain linked to Spinal Fracture Risk

New study: Steroid Injections for Back Pain linked to Spinal Fracture Risk

Older adults who get steroid injections to ease lower back and leg pain may have increased odds of suffering a spine fracture, a new study suggests. It’s not clear, however, whether the treatment is to blame, according to experts. But they said the findings, which were published June 5 in the Journal of Bone and […]

June 15, 2013 | By More
The Power of Peppermint

The Power of Peppermint

Studies have shown peppermint oil to be fairly effective at relieving irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a collection of symptoms that includes abdominal pain and cramping, bloating, constipation and diarrhea that affects 5 to 20 percent of the population. At the mention of peppermint, candy canes and ice cream comes to mind. But did you know that […]

May 10, 2013 | By More