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September 3, 2019

Self-administered acupressure could help lower back pain

A recent study finds that acupressure, a traditional Chinese medicine technique, can improve chronic pain symptoms in the lower back.

CBD products, hemp oil may be helpful but more research is needed

Cannabidiol (CBD) oils and products have become increasingly popular with consumers as ways to find relief from aches and pains, anxiety, sleep disturbances and other chronic issues. But are these products safe, and are they helpful?

Weak handgrip might warn of cognitive impairment

Researchers found that every 5-kilogram (11-pound) reduction in handgrip strength was associated with 10% greater odds for any cognitive impairment and 18% greater odds for severe cognitive impairment.
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Are RMTs disproportionately vulnerable to allegations of sexual misconduct?

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