Lower-back pain is one of the top three reasons that Americans go to the doctor. But the solution can be a DIY project. iStockphoto hide caption

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Forget The Gizmos: Exercise Works Best For Lower-Back Pain

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Tulane's medical school is one of the first to teach medical students how to cook healthful food, with the goal that they'll share that knowledge with patients. Jeff Kubina/Flickr hide caption

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Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross pulls on compression sleeves before a 400-meter race at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Istanbul in 2012. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Compression Clothing: Not The Magic Bullet For Performance

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Social Media, The New Weapon In The Battle To Lose Weight

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Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

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Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach

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