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Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
How Fish Might Affect Your Immune Health
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.
Another Reason to Quit: Smoking and Back Pain
Of all the parts of the body smoking can damage, the back doesn't seem like it would be one of them. Many smokers with lower back arthritis, however, may beg to differ. Smokers with this condition may not respond as well to treatment as nonsmokers.
Get Active for Improved Arthritis Symptoms
Improving arthritis symptoms may be as simple as getting some exercise.
Things You Can Do Today to Feel Better Tomorrow
What can you do to make your tomorrow better than today? Here are eight easy steps that will leave you feeling better tomorrow.
How Stress Saps Your Health
Everybody has experienced stress in one form or another, yet many don’t fully understand the dramatic effects stress can have on their health.
Falls More Common in Arthritis Patients
Falls are a big concern for many older adults, but should falling be something that middle-aged adults with arthritis consider, too? A new study suggests so.
How to Tell the Difference Between OA and RA
Painful and stiff joints may be signs of arthritis. It is crucial to know which type of arthritis you have because there are important differences, particularly in management and treatments.
Understanding Autoimmune Disorders
A healthy and functioning immune system is central to your body’s ability to protect itself from bacteria, viruses, toxins and even cancerous cells. Unfortunately, it is possible for the immune system to go overboard when trying to protect the body.