Category Archive for: ‘Economic Downturn’

Is Financial Crisis the Reason for Your Back Pain?

Leading Pain Doctor Says Talking, Walking, Laughing and Sex Can HelpOct. 23, 2008 NEW YORK, Oct 23, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Is Wall Street to blame for your back pain? If you’ve been suffering from back, neck or shoulder pain lately, much of it could be a direct result of the financial crisis gripping the world, says pain specialist …

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In Sour Economy, Some Scale Back on Medications

October 22, 2008By STEPHANIE SAULThe New York Times For the first time in at least a decade, the nation’s consumers are trying to get by on fewer prescription drugs. As people around the country respond to financial and economic hard times by juggling the cost of necessities like groceries and housing, drugs are sometimes having to wait. “People are having …

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