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    • What Every Back Pain Patient Needs to Know

      The old adage “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail” applies in spades to treatment of back pain. Doctors tend to have a way of looking at a patient’s problem in terms of what their skills can do – a surgeon evaluates patients in t… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • How to Buy Healthy Tortillas at the Store
      How to Buy Healthy Tortillas at the Store Blog Post

      It doesn’t really matter what you call them: wraps and flour tortillas are essentially one and the same—both made with flour, water, oil and salt. Regardless of how these bread-alternatives are labeled, here’s what you need to know before you shop.

      Choose Whole-Wheat: Pick a wrap with whole-wheat flour listed as the first ingredient for a nutrient and fiber boost. Don’t be fooled by brightly colored spinach and tomato wraps—there’s no real vegetable bonus to speak of and they’re often colored with artificial dyes.


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    • How to Buy Healthy Tortillas at the Store
      How to Buy Healthy Tortillas at the Store Blog Post

      It doesn’t really matter what you call them: wraps and flour tortillas are essentially one and the same—both made with flour, water, oil and salt. Regardless of how these bread-alternatives are labeled, here’s what you need to know before you shop.

      Choose Whole-Wheat: Pick a wrap with whole-wheat flour listed as the first ingredient for a nutrient and fiber boost. Don’t be fooled by brightly colored spinach and tomato wraps—there’s no real vegetable bonus to speak of and they’re often colored with artificial dyes.


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    • 5 Secretly Good-for-You Gas Station Snacks
      5 Secretly Good-for-You Gas Station Snacks Blog Post

      Summer vacation is here and it’s time to hit the road. Whether you’re traveling long-distance or a regular on-the-go snacker, it’s worth knowing about the growing variety at lots of quick stops.

      Most gas stations, for example, now carry fresh fruit, cut-up veggies and hard-boiled eggs.

      While those standards have been around for a while, we went looking for some of the tastier options you can find in a pinch. So even the tiniest convenience store can help you curb a craving healthfully.


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    • How to Visualize Lumbar Osteoarthritis

      Osteoarthritis is a leading cause of back pain in people over the age of 60. While osteoarthritis occurs commonly in load-bearing joints, such as hips or knees, it can also occur in the lumbar spine and cause back pain and stiffness.
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    • How to Visualize Lumbar Osteoarthritis

      Osteoarthritis is a leading cause of back pain in people over the age of 60. While osteoarthritis occurs commonly in load-bearing joints, such as hips or knees, it can also occur in the lumbar spine and cause back pain and stiffness.
      When this occur… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • Sensational Do-at-Home Sangria
      Sensational Do-at-Home Sangria Blog Post

      While I always have a decent selection of craft beers and a few bottles of wine in my fridge for the times when friends drop by for an impromptu summertime shindig, I’ve decided to make this The Summer of Sangria.

      Don’t Miss: 5 Summer Party Wines for $10 or Less


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