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May 14th, 2019

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Weigh your option carefully when treating back pain

May 14th, 2019

Health News from Harvard Medical School   Whether this is your first round of back pain or your fifth, it’s always important to check in with your doctor. There are many ways to deal with low back pain — and the choices range from waiting it out to surgery.   And before you can get… Read More

General ways to improve sleep

May 14th, 2019

Health News from Harvard Medical School   Many things can interfere with sleep, ranging from anxiety to an unusual work schedule. People who have difficulty sleeping often discover that their daily routine holds the key to nighttime woes.   First-line strategies Before we examine specific sleep problems, it makes sense to address some common enemies… Read More

What is addiction?

May 14th, 2019

By Howard J. Shaffer, PhD Health News from Harvard Medical School   Many people consider addiction to be a problem of personal weakness, initiated for self-gratification and continued because of an unwillingness or lack of sufficient willpower to stop.   However, within the medical and scientific communities, the notion that pleasure-seeking exclusively drives addiction has… Read More

Want a stronger core? Skip the sit-ups

May 14th, 2019

Health News from Harvard Medical School   Sit-ups once ruled as the way to get tighter abs and a slimmer waistline, while “planks” were merely flooring. Now planks — exercises in which you assume a position and hold it — are the gold standard for working your core, while classic sit-ups and crunches have fallen… Read More