Monthly Archive:: April 2014

Today’s Links April 29, 2014

FDA Warns Against Epidural Injections for Back Pain FDA Warns Against Epidural Injections for Back Pain Cervical epidural steroid injection. Army Medicine via Creative Commons. Epidural steroid injections must now carry new warning labels about the possible risks of serious adverse events, according to a new FDA announcement issued last week, as reported by Medpage

Today’s Links April 24, 2014

Weight Gain May Lead to Bone Loss Weight Gain May Lead to Bone Loss When it comes to weight, there is no doubt that there are major benefits to getting rid of excess fat in the name of good health. Your heart becomes stronger, your lungs function better and more easily, and your muscles… Weight

Today’s Links April 22, 2014

96% of Patients Say Chiropractic Boosts Overall Wellness 96% of Patients Say Chiropractic Boosts Overall Wellness As complementary and alternative therapies are becoming increasingly popular, researchers have sought to identify whether such therapies are fully addressing patient needs. Despite a growing supply of studies indicating the benefits of CAM therapy like chiropractic care, less research

Today’s Links April 17, 2014

A recent study shows yet again that PTSD after mild auto injuries A recent study shows yet again that PTSD after mild auto injuries is anything but “minor.” The study, published in the Journal of Rheumatology, shows patients with post-traumatic stress disorder are twice as likely to have a poorer quality of… This post has

Today’s Links April 15, 2014

Wealthier Kids More Likely to Have Overuse Injuries Wealthier Kids More Likely to Have Overuse Injuries Overuse injuries are often blamed on increasing specialization at young age, with children (or their parents) choosing to master one sport rather than a variety of activities. But a new study suggests that specialization, and its accompanying risk of

Today’s Links April 10, 2014

Are iPads Making Teens’ Bones Weaker? Are iPads Making Teens’ Bones Weaker? Parents often bemoan the amount of time teenagers spend surfing the web or playing video games, and a new study could add fodder to their worries. The study suggests that increased screen time is tied to significantly lower bone mineral… Are iPads Making