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Prescription Painkiller Abuse Rate Down, But Many Are Addicted: Study
Second study finds 80 percent of abusers don't get treatment for their addiction

Early Physical Therapy Not a Cure-All for Low Back Pain: Study
Discomfort usually subsides just by staying active, experts say

Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds
Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack
This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

Minority Women Get Worse Breast Cancer Care, Regardless of Tumor Type: Study
Black or Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed later, go without recommended treatments

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men
Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking
Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

Exercise May Help Prevent Pregnancy-Linked Pelvic Pain
Women who worked out in the months prior to conception saw a benefit, researchers say

Marijuana Extract Ill-Suited for Preventing Nausea After Surgery
THC study halted early because of poor results, side effects

Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk in Study
But don't stop on your own if doctor recommended them, experts say

Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds
British study shows saunas, sweat suits, pills all used to trigger drastic weight loss before fights

Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2015

Health Tip: The Mane Event
Some tips to get a healthy, shiny head of hair

Health Tip: Dealing With Back Pain at Work
For starters, sit properly in your chair

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