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Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

New guidelines encourage doctors to tell patients to try non-drug therapies for acute lower back pain first.

Students' hands gather in a circle in Tanya Streicher's class at Gilpin Montessori School in Denver. Courtesy of Tanya Streicher hide caption

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Part Two: Portfolio Strategy

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While Presidents Day is a time to think of America's commanders in chief, it is also a time when many stores have mattress sales. Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Mattress No Longer Relegated To Bottom Of Shopping List

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Windy City is Alison Krauss' first solo album in 18 years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alison Krauss And Buddy Cannon On The Working Relationship Behind 'Windy City'

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Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seen here in a May 2001 file photo, was alleged assassinated at the Kuala Lumpur airport last week. Shizuo Kambayashi/AP hide caption

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China Monitors Assassination Probe Of North Korean Kim Jong Nam

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Facebook claims to have 1.23 billion daily users globally. Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that he wants that number to grow and for users to conduct their digital lives only on his platform. bombuscreative/iStock hide caption

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Facebook Wants Great Power, But What About Responsibility?

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Susan Gallagher, chief naturalist at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center in Pennsylvania, examines the eagle that died from lead poisoning. Kevin Spotts hide caption

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Lead Ammunition Poisons Wildlife But Too Expensive To Change, Hunters Say

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