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1 hr ago | Denver Post

Wheat Ridge doctor offering free scoliosis screenings through August

Dr. Jane Leavell of the Rhino Scoliosis Center at 4045 Wadsworth said screenings are especially significant for school age children and teens.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Health

5 hrs ago | Newswise

The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Announces the...

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - On behalf of its affiliate, the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation , the American Association of Neurological Surgeons is pleased to announce that the NREF has reached agreements with DePuy Synthes Spine and Medtronic who will provide funding in support of the foundation's post-residency, clinical fellowship ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Health, University, FL, Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, Rush University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

Paracetamol Has No Effect on Back Pain Study Says: Most Popular Remedy Gets a Blow

Paracetamol comes across as the first-line treatment for GPs dealing with acute attacks of the most common form of back pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Switched

Toddler With Special Needs Sings 'You Are My Sunshine,' Makes Us Happy When Skies Are Gray

Grace Anna Rodgers has faced many obstacles in her short life, but she meets each and every one with a song.

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Hispanic Business

New Findings from ESPCI in Mechanical Engineering Provides New...

While geometrical personalization of the spine is no more an issue, thanks to recent technological advances, non-invasive personalization of soft tissue's mechanical properties remains a challenge."

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Beckers ASC Review

Behind Laser Spine Institute's Rapid Growth: 3 New ASCs in 2014

Laser Spine Institute will be opening three new ambulatory surgery centers this year, breaking into the Midwestern United States.

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Related Topix: Health

ABC News

Paracetamol and back pain study surprises other researchers

MARK COLVIN: It's bad news for back pain sufferers, bad news for doctors, and bad news for the makers of the commonly used painkiller paracetamol.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

PennLive.com

Acetaminophen won't relieve my back pain?; Apple denies security backdoors; jealous dogs: What they're saying

Acetaminophen is found to be pretty useless for lower-back pain, according to a new study; Apple is denying building surveillance backdoors into its iOS operating system; and, hey... guess what... dogs get jealous.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain

KYTX-TV News

Health Alert: Acetaminophen does not lessen lower back pain

German researchers say monitoring pulse is a simple and effective first step in detecting an irregular heartbeat which is a major cause of having a second stroke.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

LBC 97.3

Hot Hot Hot

I hope you're well. Steve here, and it's still very hot. I hate to have to report it to you but it's very hot and I really hate it.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Sand Trap

Lower Back Fitness

Recent news discounts positive effect of drug, Paracetmatol, aka Acetominophen as found in Tylenol and other OTC meds for relief of lower back pain.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain

Mother Jones

For Lower Back Pain, You Can Skip the Tylenol

About two-thirds of adults have lower back pain at some point in their lives, and most are told to take acetaminophen, sold under brand names like Tylenol, Anacin and Panadol.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Live Science

Acetaminophen Doesn't Reduce Lower-Back Pain, Study Suggests

Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a dummy pill at reducing lower-back pain in some people, nor does it help these patients get better any faster, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Reuters

Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds

Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.

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EurekAlert!

The Lancet: Paracetamol no better than placebo for lower back pain

Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of paracetamol with placebo for low-back pain.

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Sunherald.com

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, try exercise

Acetaminophen, sold as Tylenol and Paracetamol, among other names, is recommended in numerous guidelines for back pain, mainly because it has few side effects; past studies have shown it works for other types of pain.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Health, Pain

The Jersey Journal

Senior Focus: Poor posture and body mechanics lead to muscle strains

Gardening and tending to our yards are common activities this time of year, which require a lot of sustained postures and repetitive movements, such as forward bending and the twisting of our spine.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Health

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Don't Blame the Weather When Your Back Gets Cranky

Does weather have anything to do with lower back pain? Some people will swear it does, often blaming temperature changes, rainstorms, humidity or barometric pressure for their discomfort.

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Related Topix: Health

Rediff.com

Burn fat fast: 3 workouts that will kick your butt

High intensity interval exercises are not suited for everyone. It places high demands on the body.

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Related Topix: Health, CrossFit, Fitness

SFGate

Steps can be taken to ease back pain linked to aging

As we age, our bodies undergo a change - think of it as the reverse of adolescence.

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Related Topix: Health, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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