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Smokers more likely to have chronic back pain

Smokers are much more likely to experience chronic back pain. And researchers say the reason why lies deep in the brain.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:15pm EST

Tags: pain, Paula Wolfson, smoking

Low-back pain among most common work-related ailments

New research finds that low-back pain accounts for a third of all work-related disability claims world wide. A D.C. rehabilitation doctors has suggestions to protect your back from wear and tear.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: work injury, Paula Wolfson

Study: 'Concerning' trend in treatment of back pain

More patients are popping strong prescription pain killers rather than opting for more conservative treatments like stretching, exercise, using heating pads or Tylenol.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 08:26am EDT

Tags: Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Megan Cloherty, painkiller

Heavy purse can be a burden on back

Those who carry purses usually don't give the act a second thought, but it turns out it may deserve one.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 04:09am EDT

Tags: purse, veronica robinson, fashion