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Company responsible for fungal meningitis cases skirted state and federal laws

Oct 15 2012 - 1:53pm
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On October 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the number of individuals diagnosed with virulent fungal meningitis infections has risen to 205 in 14 states.

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Back Pain Natural Solutions Discussed in Book

Jul 1 2009 - 4:24pm

Most of us experience back pain at some point our lives - in fact the Mayo Clinic reports that 80 percent of Americans will suffer from low back pain. No matter what form back pain comes in, it can hinder our productivity at work, cause sleeplessness, and make everyday activities - like exercising - next to impossible.

So what are those of us with mild to excruciating back pain to do when it comes to staying fit and healthy?

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Acupuncture-Like Treatments Improve Back Pain

May 12 2009 - 11:07am

People suffering from chronic low back pain who received acupuncture or simulated acupuncture treatments fared better than those receiving only conventional care according to a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The study highlights central questions about the mechanisms of benefit seen in acupuncture studies.

This trial, led by Daniel Cherkin, Ph.D., of Group Health Center for Health Studies in Seattle, was funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a component of the National Institutes of Health.

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Acupuncture Does Better For Chronic Back Pain

May 12 2009 - 8:33am
Chronic Back Pain Reliefe and Acupuncture

New findings show that both fake and real acupuncture are effective for relief of chronic back pain. Study results appearing in the Archives of Internal Medicine show that both real and simulated acupuncture with toothpicks at acupuncture points was more effective than standard medical care for treating chronic back pain.

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