How effective is acupuncture for chronic back pain?
In the largest U.S. study of its kind, Group Health researchers found that acupuncture can help. The treatment helped people with chronic low back pain feel less bothered by their symptoms and function better in their daily activities.
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Vaping: Friend or foe?
Dr. Jennifer McClure talks about the recent rise in deaths and injuries associated with vaping and what you should know about this risk.
The smoker’s dilemma: Will I gain weight if I quit?
Will I gain weight if I stop smoking? Maybe. Some weight gain is normal. The average person who decides to quit smoking gains about seven pounds. Some gain more, some less. And some people gain no weight at all.
Practice makes perfect: Quitting smoking may take more than 1 try
Did you know it takes many people up to four—and sometimes six—serious tries before they finally stop smoking? Slipping is common. Multiple attempts are the norm. We’re not trying to discourage you. Instead, give yourself a break and some positive strokes for trying to improve your health.