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Does Rainy Weather Make Your Joints Ache? Probably Not

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Since ancient times, people have blamed rainy weather for achy joints. But a major new Harvard study shows the weather likely has no effect on joint pain.1

Dr. Anupam Jena of Harvard Medical School’s Department of Health Care Policy led the study, which used a “big data” approach. It analyzed insurance claims from millions of doctor’s visits and linked them to daily rainfall totals from thousands of weather stations.… Read More

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The Natural Way to Back Pain Relief

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The most common mainstream treatment for low back pain is prescription painkillers.

But not only are these drugs causing the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic…there’s no good evidence they actually work.1 2

That leaves millions of Americans looking for safer, more effective alternatives. A first-of-its-kind study shows that one of the world’s oldest forms of healing, massage therapy, can provide natural relief.… Read More

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Eat This to Reduce Arthritis Pain

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Chronic pain is the most common health complaint in the U.S. More than 100 million Americans suffer from it.1

And one condition causes more pain in more people than any other by far. It’s osteoarthritis. More than 30 million Americans adults have it.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with aging. It’s often called “wear and tear” arthritis. The most common symptoms are pain and stiffness in the hips, knees, or lower back, particularly first thing in the morning.… Read More

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Considering Knee Replacement? Read This First

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Americans have 640,000 knee replacement surgeries each year. This number has doubled since 2000. This is because more people with less severe osteoarthritis are getting new knees.1

But a new study reveals that the vast majority of patients see no real improvement in quality of life after having the surgery.

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, followed 7,500 knee patients.… Read More

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This Common Back Pain Treatment Is Useless

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For decades, doctors have been prescribing Valium as a standard treatment for lower back pain.1

The idea was that this powerful sedative would relax the muscles to ease pain.2

But a new study finds that Valium (diazepam) works no better than a sugar pill for back pain. In fact, patients taking a sugar pill actually recover faster.

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