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Natural Approaches for Easing Anxiety

  • Posted on: 18 September 2009
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Do you find yourself worrying or anxious sometimes? Try these 7 tips to reduce stress and achieve a greater sense of calm.
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Do you find yourself worrying or anxious sometimes? Try these 7 tips to reduce stress and achieve a greater sense of calm.
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women sitting on the couch with teaIf you suspect you have an anxiety disorder, I urge you to get the appropriate diagnosis and treatment from a mental health professional. But in addition to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication, there are some things you can do on your own to enhance your treatment.

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Help Prevent Osteoporosis: "Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future"

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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Approximately one in two women over age 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis. Find out how you can keep strong bones.
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Approximately one in two women over age 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis. Find out how you can keep strong bones.

"Did you have your bone density scan?" asked Dr. S during my annual gynecological examination earlier this year.

"Yep, I had my last scan in February 2015, and it indicated that I had osteopenia, a lesser degree of bone loss, which may lead to osteoporosis."

"OK," said Dr. S. "No medication is indicated at this time." Dr. S recommended that I get a Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan every two years to check my bone health.

Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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People who are very heavy users of pot have more than twice the risk of suffering a broken bone compared to people who only smoke tobacco cigarettes, the study found.
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People who are very heavy users of pot have more than twice the risk of suffering a broken bone compared to people who only smoke tobacco cigarettes, the study found.

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Marijuana may be bad to the bone, a new Scottish study suggests.

People who are very heavy users of pot have more than twice the risk of suffering a broken bone compared to people who only smoke tobacco cigarettes, the study found.

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Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees?

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.
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For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News)—For reducing pain from arthritic knees, "unloading" shoes don't offer a leg up over conventional walking shoes, new research indicates.

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New Treatment Shows Promise for Crippling Knee Arthritis

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.
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For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.

woman holding her knee in pain

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FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News)—For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.

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