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Yoga aids chronic back pain: study

WASHINGTON — People who took yoga classes for chronic lower back pain experienced more lifestyle improvements and better overall health than those who sought a doctor’s advice, said a study published Monday. The research in the US journal the Annals of Internal Medicine was led by scientists at the University…

New study sees little need for vitamins, cites risks

There is no need for most people to take vitamin supplements and some may even be linked to a higher risk of dying in older women, according to a study published Monday in the United States. Iron stood out among supplements as a particular concern, while calcium appeared to be…

Airport body scanners not a health risk: study

WASHINGTON – Full-body scanners used to secure airports, about 1,000 of which will be deployed across the United States by year’s end, do not pose health risks, a study released has found. The University of California study appearing in the “Archives of Internal Medicine” found that a traveler would have…

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