Heating Pads and Cold Packs Don't Work: New Rules for Physical Therapists

Heating Pads And Cold Packs Don't Work: New Rules For Physical Therapists
Heating pads, cold packs, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and the like almost never help someone who requires and, surprisingly, they may even cause harm. … Don't prescribe underdosed strength training programs for older adults. Read more on Medical Daily

Does your doctor write too many prescriptions?
For example, changing your diet and exercise habits might reduce your blood pressure or cholesterol; talk therapy might ease depression; and physical therapy might relieve muscle and joint pain. For medication that you're already taking, ask whether … Read more on Washington Post

Narendra Modi Confidant Dr. Bharat Barai Amongst 9 Indian Americans to Be

Narendra Modi confidant Dr. Bharat Barai amongst 9 Indian Americans to be
The channel reached out to people in South Asia, Guyana, Trinidad and other Caribbean communities. ITV branched out from the New York Tri-state area to become … His multicenter projects included clinical trials for NIMH Clinical Antipsychotic Trials … Read more on The American Bazaar

From War To Plow: Why USDA Wants Veterans To Take Up Farming
"A lot of people call chickens the gateway animal," says Creech, who lives in rural North Salem, Ind. "Like once you have a chicken on the farm, then you end up getting sheep on the farm, and then you end up getting horses, and cows. And then it just … Read more on 91.5 KIOS-FM

Hornets' Jeffery Taylor Charged With Domestic Assault

Hornets' Jeffery Taylor charged with domestic assault
EAST LANSING, Mich. — A 25-year-old member of the Charlotte Hornets has been charged in connection with a domestic assault incident at an East Lansing hotel. Jeffery Matthew Taylor was charged Thursday with one count of domestic assault, one count … Read more on USA TODAY

Brittany Maynard's Husband Wanted to Spend His Life With Her
The husband of death with dignity advocate Brittany Maynard, who ended her life this weekend, said that when he met Maynard he had found "the person I want to spend the rest of my life with." Dan Diaz, 43, and Maynard, 29, were married a little more … Read more on ABC News


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Local Task Force Fights Heroin Crisis in Erie County

Local Task Force Fights Heroin Crisis in Erie County
"Women, children and even men finding stable housing, safe housing for them to continue their recovery process is very limited," said Wendy McCullough of Stairways Behavioral Health. "This is a drug that people need long-term treatment and it's just … Read more on ErieTVNews

Researchers identify antibodies to fight Marburg virus
Co-author Dr. Andrew Ward says that the research leaves him hopeful that a cross-reactive antibody treatment could be designed in the future to fight Marburg and related viruses, including the Sudan virus and Bundibugyo virus. "We need to be prepared … Read more on Medical News Today


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Pill That Could Stop Both Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Is Now Being Tested

Pill that could stop both hearing loss and tinnitus is now being tested
A new pill designed to combat both hearing loss and tinnitus is now being tested on patients for the first time. The first drug treatment for both conditions has been developed by scientists in the UK and acts on brain cells involved in the processing … Read more on Daily Mail

An ominous, unjustifiable and foolish expansion of the state
The UK Information Commissioner's Office has already, rightly, damned the project for risking a breach in data protection laws. Yesterday at Holyrood Mr Swinney was making the best of a bad job in the face of opposition led by the Liberal Democrats. Read more on Herald Scotland

Therapy Startup Tunes Into Music as Rehab for Brain Injuries

Therapy Startup Tunes Into Music as Rehab for
Physical, speech, and occupational therapists replace doctors as the goal becomes helping patients recover what was lost and rebuild their lives. Increasingly, music is becoming one of the tools they use, and specialists like MedRhythms founder and CEO … Read more on Xconomy

St. John clinic celebrates 20 years of occupational rehab success
Instead, she chose to go to St. John Medical Center's Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Clinic, which has specialized in workplace injuries and recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. In addition to treatment of injuries, the clinic also … Read more on Longview Daily News

Manes: Beverly Shores Acupuncturist Gets to the Point

Manes: Beverly Shores acupuncturist gets to the point
It avoids postpartum depression, boosts hormones, increases milk supply. If you were to research … Practitioners of acupuncture and TCM () have used this noninvasive treatment method to help millions become well and stay well. Read more on Chicago Tribune

Chicago's Climb Out Of The Darkness
She would never live to see a world where doctors saw and acknowledged postpartum depression, a world where they treated it as a curable disease, not a weakness. The truth is we still don't quite live in that world, but we're getting closer. A few … Read more on ChicagoNow (blog)