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What Do You Do When Your Spouse Has Trouble Hearing You?

“Tuning out” is a frustrating habit that long-time couples develop over time. But what if your “selective hearing” actually signals a serious health condition?
Are you

Coffee might help you live longer, according to science

Whether it’s caffeinated or decaffeinated, coffee is associated with lower mortality, which suggests the association is not tied to caffeine.
Here’s another reason to start the

A Breath Test for Breast Cancer?

What sounds like science fiction may become a reality.
It’s a call women hope they won’t get: There’s something suspicious-looking in your mammogram, and you need

Position Yourself for Sound Sleep With Back Pain

Whether you have back, neck, or pregnancy pain, your sleep posture makes a big difference in how you feel each morning.
Good posture is a key

Sleep Well With Back or Neck Pain

Why quality rest is essential to a healthy back and neck
Anyone who’s had back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis, or any other chronic spine condition

How to Get Better Sleep with Spinal Inflammatory Arthritis

Joint pain can make catching your Z’s a challenge. These tips will help you regain a sound slumber.
Whether you have spondylosis (osteoarthritis), rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing

Are Your Back Pain Medications Ruining Your Sleep?

Can you relieve your spine pain and get a good night’s rest? Sure, but some drugs might get in the way.
Prescription medications are among the

Chronic Back and Neck Pain’s Close Connection to Insomnia

People with chronic back and neck pain are no strangers to sleep disorders
If you have chronic back or neck pain and struggle with sleep, you

The Keck Effect: More Phone Calls

On her first day of graduate school, Andrea Du Bois’ sports psychology professor asked the students to play a game of telephone. It was an