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Colorado toxicology official warns parents of tests like one that found benzene in Erie boy's blood - The Denver Channel


The Denver Channel
ERIE, Colo. – The chief toxicologist with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is pushing back on blood tests some have turned to in order to try and figure out whether they are being affected by organic compounds often found at oil ...

Summer II: Anatomy and Physiology II Class at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus - KSST (press release) (blog)


KSST (press release) (blog)
CLASSWORK PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Instructor John Hemphill (standing) points out some important information in his Anatomy & Physiology II class. Students pictured are from left (front), Sarah Massey and Jasmin Campos; (back) Maritza Velasco and ...

9 Characters Who'd Better Return to 'Grey's Anatomy' Before the End - Arizona Daily Star


Arizona Daily Star
Grey's Anatomy is still commanding impressive ratings even as it heads into its 15th season, but mounting evidence suggests the ABC medical drama is only a season or two away from its grand finale. Still, the producers have plenty of time to bring back ...

Back pain

United States

Back pain (also known as dorsalgia) is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. The pain can often be divided into neck pain, upper back pain, lower back pain or tailbone pain. It may have a sudden onset or can be a chronic pain; it can be constant or intermittent, stay in one place or radiate to other areas. It may be a dull ache, or a sharp or piercing or burning sensation. The pain may radiate into the arm and hand), in the upper back, or in the low back, (and might radiate into the leg or foot), and may include symptoms other than pain, such as weakness, numbness or tingling. Back Pain is one of humanity's most frequent complaints. In the U.S., acute low back pain (also called lumbago) is the fifth most common reason for physician visits. About nine out of ten adults experience back pain at some point in their life, and five out of ten working adults have back pain every year. The spine is a complex interconnecting network of nerves, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, and all are capable of producing pain. Large nerves that originate in the spine and go to the legs and arms can make pain radiate to the extremities. Further information may be obtained from the web site.

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