Tagged: pharmaceuticals


Massage Better for Low-Back Pain

A new study shows that massage is better than conventional medicine for chronic low back pain. The study randomly followed 401 adults with low back pain treatments who were given either Swedish-style “structural” massage, relaxation massage, or conventional back pain treatment. After three...

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Drugs in Our Drinking Water

Pharmaceutical medicines are increasingly clogging our waterways with chemicals. In 2007, researchers from Finland’s Abo Akademi University (Vieno et al.) released a study showing that pharmaceutical beta-blockers, antiepileptic drugs, lipid regulators, anti-inflammatory drugs and fluoroquinolone drugs were all found in river waters. The...