Items Tagged ‘Health and Wellness’

December 1, 2017

Understanding Low Back Pain

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From theSpineCommunity Back pain is a symptom associated with over 60 different medical conditions.  These disorders involve a number of different organ systems.  A variety of healthcare professionals have expertise that can be useful in the diagnosis and treatment of these illnesses.  The following list contains a list of some of those professionals who can […]

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Tags: General, Health and Wellness, News


May 6, 2011

Many Young Women Continue to Tan

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According to a survey by the American Academy of Dermatology, use of tanning beds remains a common practice among young, white women. Intentional outdoor tanning was also widely reported. Sun exposure has long been linked with skin cancer, and a growing body of evidence indicates that tanning beds also increase risk. Exposure to sunlamps or […]

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Tags: General Skin Cancer, Health and Wellness, Melanoma, Screening/Prevention Melanoma, Skin Cancer


April 19, 2011

Additional Rare Cancer Cases Reported Among Users of TNF Blockers

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received additional reports of a rare type of cancer—hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma—primarily among adolescents and young adults who are being treated for Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis with medications known as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers as well as azathioprine and/or mercaptopurine. TNF blockers include Remicade® (infliximab), Enbrel® […]

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Tags: Health and Wellness, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, T-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma