Monthly Archives: August 2014

      For a long time, doctors and non-doctors alike have been recommending the painkiller acetaminophen (paracetamol) — more popularly known as Tylenol — for a wide array of pains, including lower back pain. But now a new Australian study, published in medical journal The Lancet, has found that Tylenol does nothing to help lower back pain and is just as efficient at alleviating pain as a placebo sugar pill.     “Simple analgesics such as paracetamol might not be of primary importance in the management of acute… Read more »

Sit Better, Live Healthier

August 4, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments  | 

    Sit with your ears in line with your shoulders. If you’re leaning too far forward your posture is off-kilter.     Uncross your legs.  The correct way to sit in a chair requires you to place your feet flat on the ground. That means no crossing your legs or sticking them out in front of you. If making your feet completely flat is uncomfortable, prop your feet on something. A small laptop stand or some old, thick books could work as makeshift… Read more »