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Acupuncture was found effective for reducing pain associated with osteoarthritis, chronic headache, shoulder pain, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain, neck pain and back pain. (Courtesy of Integrative Healing Arts Acupuncture)
Acupuncture was found effective for reducing pain associated with osteoarthritis, chronic headache, shoulder pain, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain, neck pain and back pain. (Courtesy of Integrative Healing Arts Acupuncture)

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    9 Tips to Manage Your Fatigue With Ulcerative Colitis

    Ulcerative colitis causes fatigue and inflammation in the lining of the colon and rectum. Nearly 75 percent of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients – including... Read more

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    Innovative, Implantable Lens Improves Near Vision

    Have you been increasingly struggling to read menus or the newspaper because you can’t make out the font? Or maybe you have to fumble for... Read more

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    What Is Infant Reflux and Will It Get Better?

    Gastro-oesophageal reflux is a condition that affects up to half of all babies under three months of age. It can happen multiple times a day,... Read more

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    Answering the Same Questions Over and Over: How to Talk to People With Dementia

    If you care for or know someone with dementia, they’ve probably asked you “what are we doing today?”, “who are you?”, or “when are we... Read more

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    Hypothyroidism vs. PCOS, Differences in Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    Hypothyroidism, also referred to as underactive thyroid, has been linked to PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome. While many studies show that these two conditions share... Read more

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    Why I Think All Men Should Have a Baseline PSA Test Starting at Age 40

    In 2012, the United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF) advocated that urologists not routinely screen men without symptoms of prostate cancer using the prostate... Read more

  • Dr. Mila Mogilevsky (R) and staff member of Unique Pain Medicine in New York on Aug. 1, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Managing Chronic Pain Without Opioids

    For the last seven years, Dr. Mila Mogilevsky has dedicated her practice to treating acute chronic pain without opioid medications. “In the long run, they [opioids]... Read more

  • Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis with a patient at Madison Avenue Periodontics in Manhattan, N.Y. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Laser Treatment Saves Ailing and Failing Dental Implants

    For many people who’ve lost one or multiple teeth, dental implants are a great alternative to dentures because they feel natural and don’t decay. But... Read more

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    Looking at Trashy Online Content May Be Bad for Your Brain

    These days, practically everyone turns to the internet to get informed or to be entertained. And while most of us are somewhat aware of how... Read more

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    Spot the Difference: Harmless Mole or Potential Skin Cancer?

    The earlier you find a cancerous mole, the easier the treatment and the better the outcomes. But it’s not easy distinguishing between harmless, benign moles... Read more

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    Being Present and Improving Life With Mindfulness

    Like it or not, the thoughts you hold in the morning can shape your mindset for the rest of the day. A new book titled... Read more

  • "The PSA test really looks for a disease state in the prostate. It could be cancer, it could be benign enlargement or it could be infection.” (Shutterstock*)

    Two Non-Invasive Treatments for Enlarged Prostate You Should Know About

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common disorders affecting men as they grow older. Men face the decision of whether to hassle... Read more

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    22 Things Happy People Do Differently

    Many people spend their lives waiting to be happy.  You may think, “if only I had more money,” or “could lose weight,” or you fill in the blank, then I would... Read more

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    Do Opioids Make Pain Worse?

    The opium poppy is arguably the oldest painkiller known to man, with its use being described by the ancient civilizations. Opium mimics the body’s homemade... Read more

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    The First Day of School Sets the Tone for Academic Achievement

    There are many transitions in life (starting school, moving house, changing jobs) and how well we cope depends largely on our perceptions of the event... Read more

  • Physical therapist Rebecca Young does myofascial decompression treatment on a patient. (Karena Wu/ ActiveCare Physical Therapy)

    Myofascial Decompression: Western Medicine’s Cupping Treatment

    If you watched the Olympics, you probably saw what looked like circular hickeys on many athletes, including gold medalist Michael Phelps. These marks came from... Read more

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